Hello Everyone !! July 28th 2013
The Lord has blessed us with many miracles this week and it has been amazing to see the Hand of the Lord in the work. We had 8 people come to church!!!!!! one of them is one who has a baptismal date for August 31st! He is 17 and he was an atheist but now he believes in God and loved church and the Gospel! He has changed so much and he is just amazing! We have seen so many miracles with him and he is doing well. We also had the part-member family we are teaching come and we had a miracle lesson with them and learned what some of their concerns are which was really good.
We also found 5 new investigators this week that are all amazing and all going through so much and could really use the Gospel. Everyone could. It is really hard to see someone reject it without even knowing what it could do for their lives. And it is even harder to have someone reject it after they have felt the spirit. But I know they will have another chance! We are still working with a lot of the original people we found when we first got here.
We are really trying to help the ward members invite their friends to learn about the Gospel and we have a sacrament meeting open house that will be really neat. They are centering the talks on the Savior and the Atonement and then after they will have some sort of display set up for the different areas and activities the church does. It will be neat.
We had 2 exchanges this week that were both fun and we saw a lot of miracles while on exchanges. The sisters in the mission are just amazing and are so Christ-like.I learn so much from them each and every week. We have been so busy with appointments and exchanges and our investigators, it has been great and nice to be busy. I didn't realize that an area could be so busy. Compared to my last area, we just did a lot of finding. We found out though, that the less-actives that had come back to church are still coming and 2 of them have gone through the temple now! That was the best news ever!!! It made my whole life! To see them progress and go through the temple and to have those blessings.
This work truly is the Lord's work and I am so grateful for the honor to serve him and to help his children. I know this church is true and that Christ is the head of his Church. I am so grateful for the Gospel. We would have nothing without the Book of Mormon and a living prophet to lead and guide us. This Gospel changes people and it is amazing to see them use the Atonement of Jesus Christ. I love my Savior and am eternally grateful for His love.
Thank you for all the love and support! All my love, Sister Haws