|The Hackenschmidts are gonna miss me|
|My last night with the Bates! |
They made me eat two servings of ice cream.
They always offer,
but I said a while ago that not until my last night
would I accept a second helping.
They have excellent memories.
|President Hillyer and his family :)|
Six red dot days people. This is getting a little crazy.
Just this morning, we got to see a lady who removed her records a year ago because of some anti stuff she had gotten into. Her entire family ended up leaving the church. She's an awesome lady and still feels likes she's happy, but there's a definitely a difference in her home and life.
Listen. This church is the one that brings eternal life. Regardless of what previous or current leaders of the church say or do, this is it. Elder Ballard said, "Too many people think Church leaders and members should be perfect or nearly perfect. They forget that the Lord's grace is sufficient to accomplish His work through mortals...Focusing on how the Lord inspires His chosen leaders and how He moves the Saints to do remarkable and extraordinary things despite their humanity is one way that we hold on to the gospel of Jesus Christ."
People make mistakes. Joseph Smith included. That doesn't change the fact that Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ appeared to him and restored their church. There's a good article Jinny sent me a while ago that said, "Only Jesus ever had a 100% approval rating from God." Literally everyone else sins and makes mistakes. Lucky for us, "The works, and the designs, and the purposes of God cannot be frustrated, neither can they come to naught," D&C 3:1. If God wants it to happen, it's gonna happen. No matter what anyone else does.
Peace and Blessings
|You better believe we dyed Easter eggs!|
P.P.S. You lucky ducks get two stories this week ;D We saw some formers this week that we haven't seen in ages but are the funniest people quite possibly ever. They had been telling us about their trip to Florida the whole time we'd been there, and as we were walking out we noticed a lawn sign for Trump. They then explained that while they were driving around, they noticed the sign and their friend basically dared the husband to jump out of the car and take it. After some convincing, he finally ran out and grabbed it. As they were driving away a car pulled up next to them and starting waving at them to pull over. Apparently it was the guy who had just put the sign in and he was all in a huff that they were a bunch of democrats trying to steal all his Trump signs. They offered to give it back right away and go back to headquarters and buy one instead. It all smoothed out by the end, but I was dying laughing as they described how panicked they were to prove to the guy they weren't being malicious. "We're from Canada! We don't even care about Trump! Check our IDs!" Then they went on a rant about how America is changing so much even the name's gonna change. The husband asked his wife what the new name was going to be and she very casually spouted out "Korea." Oh my. I laughed so hard. So hard.