ARENT YOU ALL JUST PERFECT. YES YOU ARE.
AND MUM yes moving means I am no longer a sister training leader. It was lovely having that responsibility. I enjoyed it a lot!!
Forgive me if there are any mistakes in this email, I'm on a bumpy bus and I don't have time to re read it. So good luck. Haha!!
RIGHT...ARE YOU READY TO HEAR MY INCREDIBLE WEEK.....HERE WE GOOOO!!!!!
Ok firstly because I forgot to send it last week...my new address is:
6 chemin William barbey, 1292. Chambesy. Geneva.
So this week consisted of ALOT of walking, ALOT of talking and ALOT of miracles!!!! So you better be ready! Because I'm in love with Geneva already!! Haha...ok here we go...
ITS AWESOME HERE!! Completely different to my last area in annemasse. Like completely different. There are people everywhere. I am ALWAYS talking to people. Which is incredible, exactly what I needed to boost me!! It's actually an answer to my prayer to be sent here, because I made a goal for the rest of my mission to work harder in speaking with people. On the street, in transport etc. all the time. And in Annemasse it's a little difficult as there is no one around..really. Haha. So Geneva is like PERFECT!! It's a challenge for me, but a great one. And I'm ready to take it on!! Haha
MONDAY! We had fhe, with the first family I met this week. And yep you guessed it...I FELL IN LOVE WITH THEM!! Man, the members are great here. They had invited Three less actives over and they came and it was a great evening with them. They open their house up every Monday evening for us as missionaries to invite less actives and Amis. Etc and they invite people too. It's the best!!
I can tell already I'm going to loveeeee it here...
MIRACLE- so our ami cancelled on us at the last minute. And we were in the gare. And a man approached us, and it is an old ami of the sisters. And he ended up being free right there and then for us to teach him the restoration. It was an epic start to the week.
TUESADY!!!! What an absolute miracle day!! So.. Pretty much all our rdvs fell through (apparently that happens a lot here in Geneva.) because people are sooo busy. But it was DEFINATELY for a reason. Because we went contacting ALOT! And found the prepared people God had placed in our path!! AHHH! One man, we contacted and he said "yeah I know your church, I've seen the missionaries walking around before. I've been waiting for them to speak with me or knock on my door..." INCREDIBLE!! I was like "well here we are!!"
Everyday I'm praying for a little goal. And I ask Heavenly Father to help me out. So Tuesday I prayed that I could find someone to serve. Give service too. And we got to the traffic lights and across the road was a lady, struggling with two suitcases. Immediately I was like ok we are helping her!! So we did and she was sooo grateful, she asked "what can I do for your church?" Like to give money. Haha. And we were like, nothing, but you can take this card and look at the website. She is here on holiday. So hopefully she looks at it and a miracle happens. We never know!!! :)
ANOTHER miracle the same day, we went to pass a less active, whom the sisters have never ever seen. Because they could never get in the building! Well we got there, and cou,don't get in. (That's why it's hard in Suisse. Because everywhere you need a code to get into the buildings!!) anyway...we prayed..and this is the trick (I tell ya, everytime I need a door opened to the building someone comes!! Haha!! So someone came. And we met this less active and have set up to see her this week again!! MIRACLESSSSS
MORE MIRACLES DURING THE WEEK! We met a lady on the street, contacted her with the questionnaire and then she was like "yeah I have a Book of Mormon at my house, but I've never read it." We asked if we could meet her, and share it with her and she said yes, and we set up to see her there and then for this coming week! AWESOME!!
So we met with a less active, She has literally just come from loosing everything in her life, her husband, her house, her car. Everything. And as she was telling us all of this she was SMILING! And sharing how grateful she is for the gospel, which brings so much joy into her life in times of trouble!! INCREDIBLE.
SHE HAS SOOOO MUCH FAITH!! And this is what faith really does. It heals. It gives you everything you need in a time where you have nothing!! How lucky are we, to have faith! How lucky we are to have something constantly to rely on to help us out when we need it.
So one huge miracle coming right up... So we met with a family. And the mum is less active, we are now teaching the dad. And there daughter. And the mum wants to come back to church. AE HAVE A FAMI,Y!! I am too excited for this!!
So I haven't told you anything about my companion!! I'm so bad! So her name is sister rauzduel. And she is from France. So speak French all the time again! Which is just what I need too!! And she loves sports like me! So we go running every morning! Haha. And she is hilarious! And she loves food, like me (not good) and she speaks great English too. But I'm helping her out with that! And she is actually the most spiritual missionary I've ever worked with. Always constantly following the spirit. It's I credible. She is also only in her third transfer. So still veg young in the mission!! We have had one miracle week together! I'm sooooo excited for the rest'.
Ponderizing this week: 2nephi 28:30.
I read a conference talk "peace at home" again this week:
" ...he will try to ruin your goodness and abilities by exploiting your weaknesses . Stay on the lords side and you will win everytime..." This is talking about Saran -and I am a witness that he try's to ruin something great by exploiting your weakeness. But when we are in the lords side, he turns the. Into strengths and we win everytime. We should be like "YES WEAKNESSES. THAT MEANS GOD CAN WORK WITH ME AND HELP ME DEVELOP MORE STRENGTHS!!" YAYAAA weaknesses. Haha!!
"A morning prayer and an early search in the scriptures to know what we should do for the Lord can set the course of a day. We can know which task, of all those we might choose, matters most to God and therefore to us. I have learned such a prayer is always answered if we ask and ponder with childlike submission, ready to act without delay to perform even the most humble service."
This is a goal for this year too. Before I leave the apartment, when I'm home, before I leave the house, to have taken time to pray and study my scriptures. Keep me up on it. Ok!
Hard as we knew the test would be, we felt joy because we had confidence that we could pass it. Our confidence came from knowing that Jesus Christ would come into the world as our Savior. He would overcome death. He would make it possible for us to be cleansed of our sins by qualifying for the effects of His Atonement."
We knew and accepted the test of mortality. But we rejoiced. Because we have an elder brother who would come, who has come and die for us so that when times get tough, we have a way back to the light!
We have a savior who loves us, that's something to be excited about!! (New Years Mormon message) ITS SO EXCITING!
"Hard as things seem today, they will be better in the next day if you choose to serve the Lord this day with your whole heart. Your circumstances may not be improved in all the ways which you desire. But you will have been given new strength to carry your burdens and new confidence that when your burdens become too heavy, the Lord, whom you have served, will carry what you cannot. He knows how. He prepared long ago. He suffered your infirmities and your sorrows when He was in the flesh so that He would know how to succor you."
He carries us when we cannot carry ourselves. TOMMORROW will be a better day when we choose to serve. When we choose to pray that prayer and asked god what he would have us do today to serve another. It works. Don't be afraid to pray that prayer!!
Well there you go!!!!!!!!! There was my epiiiiiiic week!!!! And I'm so glad you have all had an epic week too!
It's so exciting. Everything. Happiness!!! There is so much of it!!
Ok I have to go. BUT I LOVE YOU ALL SOOOOOOO MUCH!!!!!
Go have another incredible week!!!!!!
LOVE YOUR ONE AND ONLY.....
SISTER FAGG XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX