This week was awesome!
Well we did not get a lot of time to work this week because of General Conference. We did however get to bike up and down River watch parkway 60 million times. Not really that many times but most of our week was spent down that road. This road is great for exercising. You go up and then down and back up again. It is more of a Hill than a road. I have a love hate relationship with it especially by the end of the week when my legs are tired. It was great!
Also we got to do some service. It was to help out with some of the damage form Hurricane Irma. There were some trees knocked over from the heavy gusts we had. As part of the Mormon Helping Hands w e went and helped to drag the logs and branches that were being chain sawed off. We could have had a huge bonfire by the end.
Well first off how did you like the shout out that President Eyring gave to that GA stake that helped out in FL for Hurricane relief?? Yeah that was the August, GA stake in which I am serving right now. I was not able to go down with them but many went and served where they could.
"Perfection in this moment is out of reach but reaching for perfection in every moment is always in our grasp"~ Elder Holland
"Small and simple things bring great things to pass and can also prevent us from feeling the light and warmth of Christ"~ Elder Stevens
"Comparison is Debilitating"~Elder Stevens
"Repentance is uplifting and ennobling. It is progression in life."~Stephen W. Owens
"The Book of Mormon touches every aspect of life...As you study it everyday you will make better daily decisions"~President Nelson
"Once you compromise your integrity it is very hard to get it back. Never do it, Not even once!"~Richard J Maynes
"Do not be acted upon by the doubts of others"~David F Evans
"Darkness is not a sign that there is no light only that you are not in the right place to receive the light"~President Uchtdorf
"Take the Lords hand in your life as Encouragement"~Elder Rasband
"Faith always defeats fear"~President Eyring
"You can learn your greatest lessons in the hardest of times...struggles are to strengthen."~Stanley G Ellis
"When we choose to have Faith we prepare to stand in the presence of God"~Elder Hales
These are just a few of the quotes I loved! I hope everyone who watched was inspired Like me!
This week we also had a wild game dinner put on by the stake. There are some hunters that bring all of the meets. They cook it all up and they feed 700+ people off of their year's worth of hunting. It was great. They would not tell us what all of the meats were though since they wanted everyone to be comfortable. That is what they told me. I loved it all!
Oh and we had the cops called on us! We stay out until 9PM every night and so one night we were just walking around a neighborhood since we know people do not like to have their doors knocked on past dark. Well someone thought we looked suspicious in our white shirts and ties and so they called the cops on us. A cop rolled up and just asked who we were. We told him and he said ok thanks have a great night gentlemen sorry to bother you!:p
Mom: That is crazy about skyview! Dagum! I watched Conference at a mixture of The Martins, the Smiths, and the church. It was tons of fun and we get fed very well. Yeah once again we have been strongly encouraged to get the flu shot, but I can not bring myself to do it! So here comes another year without one. Send me a picture of Tay's poster! And I love Chicken chili! Yeah I figured I was going to miss that first bit of school right when I got back. And ok that sounds fine. Yes I got the Oct package! Thank you! I love you mom!
Audrey: Where are the pictures of Blue? Do you know what kind of dog it is? I had a pretty good week. I hope you have a good one too!
Tay: It is always great when a homecoming game is spoiled by the away team! What makes this new place better than jump time? Also I have never been to jump time so I wouldn't really know the difference? I love you Tay!
Talia: You sound like a little obsessed with Halloween! Have you made them get the boxes down already? That sounds like a great costume. a hammock? Who got that? Also do you have a phone?
G4: A border collie that is cool you will have to send me pictures! And good job on finding the creative way to do your self portrait! haha I love you Gracie!
Trav: haha bro your own leash that is sweet! bro your job sounds pretty cool. is it hard to get not get attached? are you working at the same place we adopted Hershey? bro I love you Travis!
Dad: That is so cool about Elder Pingree. And yes I loved all of conference! I know I had my questions answered and felt the spirit of Gods love for me! That sounds like a sweet dog yall are looking into getting. haha you will have to send me some pictures! I love you Dad!
|Jenny Phillips sent these to me from the GMM Facebook page|