Karen is progressing. The elders are teaching Lauren and Far now, too. Elder Howatt is leaving next week. Elder Hall passed along some excellent advice from Elder Kevin R. Duncan.
Subject: Even Unto the End of the World
This week Was good, Happy Fourth of July by the way!
Elder Conrad and I were able to have a great lesson with Karen and she
showed more commitment then she has since I’ve been here. Hopefully
she can be baptized.
We also have a new investigator in the YSA, Lauren. She’s cool. It’s
awesome how much more solid people are when their friends refer them
to us and even set up the first lesson.
We’re also working with Far in Clearfield, helping her come closer to
Christ. It’s always important to remember the atonement, it enables us
to change and get better.
Elder Howatt will be going home next week.
From a talk I read this week that really stood out to me!
“Too often we look at the offender the way we would look at an
iceberg–we see only the tip and not beneath the surface. We do not
know all that is going on in a person’s life. We do not know their
past; we do not know their struggles; we do not know the pains they
carry. Brothers and sisters, please do not misunderstand. To forgive
is not to condone. We do not rationalize bad behavior or allow others
to mistreat us because of their struggles, pains, or weaknesses. But
we can gain greater understanding and peace when we see with a broader
perspective.” – Elder Kevin R. Duncan, from “The Healing Ointment of
I finished reading in Matthew this week, it was really great of course.
19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the
name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:
20 Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded
you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world.
Have a great day and week!
Elder Liam Hall