It has been a fabulous week! We have taught a lot of people and seen miracles!
One that stands out is we finally found all the information we needed to do the temple work for one of our member's grandparents. (this is the same story from last week). We were able to print the things needed to take those names to the temple. I am so excited to go to the temple for these people!
The second miracle involves somebody we've been teaching for a couple weeks now. We invited him to be baptized a few weeks ago and he said yes, but wouldn't commit to a date. Then this week Sister Zaleski felt inspired to invite him again. He was a lot more willing to think about the date we had set for him to get baptized. He came to church on Sunday and after sacrament meeting told us he was ready to get baptized! wahoo! I'm so excited for him!
I have absolutely loved my mission! It has, by far, been the best decision I've ever made up to this point in my life! I am thankful that Heavenly Father knows me better than I know myself and helped me get on a mission. It wasn't what I wanted to do 2 years ago.
I am thankful for what I've learned about myself on my mission. Growing up I always heard that I was a "daughter of a Heavenly Father who loved me." I don't think I ever disbelieved it... but I never felt it deep inside. My mission has helped me know, not only in my mind but in my heart, that this is true.
I have had experiences where God has taught me that by the Spirit. It is amazing! Do you know who you really are? Because it is incredible!
I am so grateful that God has given me the opportunity to see His other children the way he sees them. I am grateful for the opportunity I've had to help my Heavenly Father with his great and marvelous work.
To be honest, most of the time I feel like a child in the kitchen helping mom make cookies. Mom could make the cookies perfectly fine without my help. She doesn't need my help at 3 years old, but she lets me. She lets me help because she knows I will learn a valuable lesson. She lets me help because she loves me. She lets me help because she knows our relationship will be better because of it.
I love the people of Oklahoma. They are wonderful! I am going to miss it here. However, I know that God has more for me to do in my life. I'm ready to see what he has in store for me. It will be an awfully big adventure! :D
Well, I love y'all! See you soon!
Love, Sister Record