First off, HAPPY BIRTHDAY RACHEL!!!...on Friday. You're going to be a
teenager. Gross! Don't worry, I'm a teenager, too.
I think it's
great that Ryan's going to Africa. I'm still kinda geekin
out about it. Ryan,
you should look up 'Israel, Israel God is Calling'
by Alex Boye. It will
probably be your African theme song!
This transfer has completely flown
by! I don't even know where the
time has gone. Oh, before I forget, I got
your letter today, Mom.
Thanks! I love the picture, too. You guys are
"goofy". Ha ha, get it?
Anyways...what was I talking about. Oh yeah, I can't
believe I already
get to talk to you guys in a couple of weeks. So far I have
what the plans are for the call. I have to say, I am terrified to
training. Mostly cause it's one step closer to training someone
Let's see...what on earth happened this week? I've sorta
been sick. I
have one of those zap your energy colds, so that's been no fun.
taught Mary Ann again. We gave her a Tagalog Book of Mormon.
she doesn't completely understand English, but she understands
Spirit! She accepted the invitation to get baptized! Woo hoo! Now
just needs to get off work, so she can come to church. She is
What else...I got to listen to the area authority of
That was interesting. One day, we get a call from the zone
"hey Elder Terrence C. Smith wants to meet with you and the
missionaries." So our first thoughts were, 'look I'm workin as hard
I can. I don't really want to get slammed right now!' But the
words out of Elder Smith's mouth were, "I'm not here to critique
Whoo hoo, I don't have to feel like a pile! Well, it was a
meeting. We talked about the difference of being convinced
converted and true conversion. Good stuff. Very enlightening.
did a bunch of traveling this week. We had exchanges in Saskatoon,
meeting in Saskatoon, and we went to church in the Melfort branch.
an investigator in Melfort.) Haha, yeah church was funny. We
had to give
talks, and the branch was so grateful to hear someone new
speak! I think they
might have 10 people. It was crazy!
Well....I can't really remember
anything else. I'm glad all is well,
and Natalie is married? Weird! our
family is old. I hope little
Natters gets feeling better! Love you
Elder Christopher Lyons