Your week has been awesome again!! Keep them coming!!
Mum I don't dream in French all the time..so I'm not fluent just yet. But it's funny sometimes!!
296 days to go? You kidding me. That is crazy. Do you remember at the beginning setting it up..it was like 500 and something. The time is flying. That's why I'm making sure I take in every minute. I am loving every minute of this. Greatest decision I've made so far in my life for sure!! Thanks for your support in this. You don't realize how much you help me!!
I can't believe the transfer after this one..includes Christmas.CRAZY!! Ok...Anyway
Are you ready for my absolutely epic of a week..... THOUGHT SOOOO!!!!!
HERE WE GOOOO....
Firstly little commitment for you..if you haven't already.. GO READ THE TALK IN THE LIAHONA!! "Finish with your torches still lit" incredible talk! And report back!! Haha!!
- less active moment- she LOVES to sing. So every time we go we start off by singing at least three hymns!! Haha!! So we sang the first song and at the end I said " I love that song." And she replies "well yeah, if you sing it well, it's nice!" HAHAHAHAHA heart broken. It was hilarious though...probably funnier if you were there. But after I said "well you can sing a solo if you like to.." As a joke..and so she did...it was hilarious. It was so hard for me not to laugh. But I didn't. Proud moment. I love moments like that. And now she pretty much teaches us how to sing better each time. Haha.
Another little funny moment for you- so I want you to close your eyes and imagine a very short, spainish woman, around 70 years old. We had just finished eating our meal, and a HUGE bug flew into the room. I screamed a little as it nearly land on me...and she JUMPS UP. Immediately. On her chair. This old lady. She is jumping up on the chair and screaming and yelling "what is it what is it!!?" Hahahahaha!! She runs down into the other room (yes she sprinted) and get a spray of something and just sprays this bug like never before!! Hahaha I WAS CRYING with laughter. Mum it reminded me of you, of course! Haha. That's gonna be you in forty years time!! ;)
- anyway... So as you know I had an exchange this week with SISTER GRECIANO!!!!! (my last companion) And it was the best. As I knew it would be. She is one of my FAVOURITE missionaries I have met out here. Exactly obedient. Carries the spirit with her wherever she goes. We took a lot of photos and videos...I won't send them all...otherwise when I get home I'm going to have nothing o show you!! Hahaha.... We had one of the loveliest lessons ive had with our recent convert. It was in the park, sitting in the pouring rain, sitting on cardboard sheets, under our umbrellas. Teaching the plan of salvation. What a glorious plan he has created for us all. I'm so glad I get to share it with others who are not aware. It becomes more and more incredible to me each time I teach it.
MIRACLE- a member called us.."hey, I want you to meet my friend" "ok great, when can we meet her." "Today!!".... We went. And it was a miracle. She is so prepared. We clicked straight away, and was laughing etc. it went so well.the difference it makes when it has come from a member is incredible. We have planned another rdv next week with her. She told us "my mind is open and I am ready to listen.." Incredible. I think I made her laugh with my spainish! She is spainish...so I got out my spainish skills....haha
Some sad news...our ami, . Is leaving, to return back to Norway!! :( but he promised to meet with the missionaries again there as he knows them. I hope so!! I know he will be BAPTISED one day, he knows it's all true, he just needs to put faith into action and make a change.
- OH MY GOODNESS MOTHER FAGG. YOU DO KNOW ME PERFECTLY. I RECIEVED the packages!!!! MADE MY LIFE, you are seriously the best. Haha . Be prepared to see a fat sister FAGG though...not even kidding!!! I love you.
FINDING DAY- we had a zone finding day in bienne. Like I told you, and we joined up with the German alpine mission. So elder mateer wasn't there, but the missionaries knew him. It was really cool. We were near,y thirty missionaries in one ville. So it was really incredible. We saw a lot of miracles that day.
TRANSFER CALLS- what you've all been waiting for.. DRUM ROLL PLEASE....I am right now in annemasse, I was 99% sure that I would be staying in RENENS because it was only six weeks. But nope. I have been transferred to annemasse in France. Near Geneva. And I am serving with sister Andersen as an STL (sister training leader)!!!!! I am extremely nervous, as you can probably guess. But extremely excited too. I know I am where he needs me to be. So I will give all that I have to him, I know as I do that, me and my companion will see miracles here. CANNOT WAIT!!!! Also I am in the same zone as sister wilsher. YAY. so I will see her a lot, I'm also excited for that. I was not in RENENS long, it was not long enough!! But i have learnt so much in this last transfer, and I am thankful to have experienced it all. I am so excited for this next little adventure on my mission!!
STUDY TIME... Your FAVOURITE...
" self control is like a muscle, the more you use it, the stronger it gets" - loved this.
-I've been studying joy this week. And I loved at the end of a talk, he said "endure to the end, but more importantly, ENJOY to the end." - it's important to enjoy to the end. We are here to be happy and to find joy. We find this joy,as we live the gospel of Jesus Christ to the fullest. I know I will always live the gospel joyfully, because for me there is no other option. It is the joy I have in my life :)
- alma 48- Ive been studying this week. And I love it. Because it's the chapter where Moroni has strengthened all the weak parts of the cities and made them strong. And it's the same with us, we need to strengthen our weaknesses. We do that, through surrounded ourselves with strong, holy, righteous things.
I hadn't watched the last session of co fervency. So I started to read the talks. And re read the talk "blessed and happy are those who keep the commandments"- absolutely incredible talk. It gives us the perfect perspective. We have barriers to protect us and essentially to save us. The barriers may look like restrictions and placed there to "ruin the fun"- but you will find that they are keeping you from being destroyed. Do not pass the barrier. Trust in the barrier :)
"We become what we want to be,by consistently being what we want to become, each day."- Richard g Scott. Do you know who you know who you want to become? Well become it then. You can BECOME each and every smile day!!
My family and friends You know this already...WELL YOU BETTER. but I really do have so much love for you all. Keep doing what your doing. And never ever stop being the happy people that you are. Stay incredible.
LOVE YOUR ONE AND ONLY...
SISTER FAGG XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX