|6 months down and still...well, Kai.|
Well first off to start, as y'all already know I'm being transferred! I'm going to Hot Springs, Arkansas! Elder Hoyle served there and so did Elder York. They said it was awesome and that I'll love it! So I'm pretty pumped! So in other news, with all that being said, I fell into a situation that I don't want to be in lol. I'm a District Leader now! I'm not gonna lie, I'm really sketched out about it. I just feel like it's a lot to take in right now. But hey, God said so, so "I will go and do, for I know the lord giveth no [calling] unto the [missionaries], save he shall prepare a way for them that they may accomplish the thing which he commandeth them!"
|Burn baby, burn...|
|Wish he had given me names.|
|Mesa friends - Elder Janes and Sister Guthrie|
|Again...sorry ladies, I have no names!|
I emailed Elder Brinkerhoff today! Sorry it was late, I forgot last week. Better late than never! I just told him how great a mission is and how it takes time to get better.
|His family away from home - the Taylors!|
Brother Millar (the excommunicated member we have been teaching) texted me last night asking if I can come back and baptize him. I took it pretty hard. I just hope somehow it can happen. He needs it and he wants it so bad. I hope to see him at the temple. I'm going to ask president if something can be done but I'm not sure if anything can be done. It just tore me apart.
|Uh...what is this Elder??? You better be poor!|
|Childhood friend, Elder Janes!|
So like I said, fight that good fight and Go Buck Wild! I love y'all! Thanks for all your support and love. It's been a rough little season, but I'm getting back on he horse! When I fall, it just gives me another reason to get back up! A poem I read this week during my studies has really helped me through my adversities (which are not few). It's from President Thomas S. Monson's General Conference talk from October of 2013, entitles "I will not fail thee, nor forsake thee" (quote from one of my favorite scriptures Joshua 1:5-6, 9) and it's entitled "Good Timbers"
|Love this text, it speaks volumes.|
The stronger wind, the stronger trees.
The further sky, the greater the length.
The more the storm, the more the strength.
By sun and cold, by rain and snow,
In trees and men good timbers grow.
I love this because even though tough times will come our way, they're only for our benefit.
I hope something in this email made you smile! That's all I want for now on is to make someone smile everyday, everyday, everyday!
Love Y'all to death! Now tell me something good!
Kings Do King Things
Goin' Buck Wild