Hello everybody! This week, I was 90% sure that Jesus was coming. On Tuesday we had an earthquake (note from my brother is that it was a 5.6, but I still don't know where the epicenter was). Then on Wednesday lightning flashed before our eyes, thunder deafened our ears, rain dumped from the sky, and … Continue reading 500 pages in a week
Hi -- I've been sitting here trying to type this email for about an hour, and I'm still not sure what to write or how to write it. Maybe there is someone out there who is supposed to read this, and I just don't know who it is yet, but here it goes. This starts … Continue reading A Mission Update
Hello! I don't think I have ever been more exhausted at the end of a week. We had such an incredible week! If only you could stand in my shoes and see how truly amazing the work of the Lord is! Taiwan is getting hot. There were some days this week that were so hot … Continue reading Fogged Glasses and Blind Biking
Hello! This week seems like it flew by, but it was great! We were super busy, and I really like being busy! I'd like to preface this email with the following thought from A 1974 Conference talk by O. Leslie Stone called, "The Beatitudes”. “Now, the first of the Beatitudes we find in Matthew 5, … Continue reading Humility
HELLO! Happy Mother's Day! There's so many things I want to share today that I'm going to do my best to keep it relatively organized... First let's start with a quote: “The Lord heard our pleas immediately but then answers when, in His wisdom, we will benefit the most from His response.” ~ Elder Richard G. … Continue reading I Love Taiwan!
Hello! I'm never quite sure how to start these, but we had a really good week! Some good ol' missionary experiences: 1. We have been working with a less active, part-member family in trying to teach them the gospel and get them back to church. The catch is we've only been able to work with … Continue reading “God never forgets us”
Hello! Mosiah 42:13-14 reads: 13 And it came to pass that the voice of the Lord came to them in their afflictions, saying: Lift up your heads and be of good comfort, for I know of the covenant which ye have made unto me; and I will covenant with my people and deliver them out … Continue reading Heard in English class: “I don’t like hot food, but I like hot girls”
HAPPY EASTER!!! I hope you are all having a great Easter Sunday! I know I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to remember all the blessings that come from Christ, His sacrifice, and His resurrection. I'm grateful to know that He lives, and because He lives there are so many eternal truths that I can … Continue reading Happy Easter!
Hey! We just had an Earthquake here. I actually didn't feel it where I'm serving. But everything is okay, so no need to worry! [The 2019 Hualien earthquake struck Hualien county with a magnitude of 6.1. Buildings swayed, and the subway system in Taipei shutdown and unfortunately there was a single fatality associated with the … Continue reading Update following earthquake
Hi everyone! Taking a minute to celebrate conference...wasn't it just amazing? I hope you had the chance to watch it and to feel your faith grow! There is so much inspiration in the words of the Prophet and his Apostles. As my wise companion put it, "If you weren't inspired, watch it again!" I had … Continue reading “Act independent of disempowering thoughts”