Saturday, August 13, 2011
Our children have supported us with their faith and prayers, letters and surprise packages, pictures, emails and Skype camera calls where we became bonded to the little ones who hardly knew us when we left. Our mission was a great experience which has tied us even closer to our Asian brothers and sisters.
Upon returning home, we were pleasantly surprised to receive a beautiful orchid plant from President and Sister Bishop that has bloomed for months. The tender mercies from the Lord on our mission and actual miracles has grown our faith and enriched our marriage.
We have seen miracles in lives being changed by those who would make the effort to "experiment" on the "word" and genuinely study the teachings of the Book of Mormon. It is a precious record of God's dealing with His children on the American continent and as a companion to the Bible which we dearly love, clarifies many difficult to understand teachings in that ancient record.
and being trained for 2 weeks. They were a helpful support and good friends all through our mission.
These young men and women are valiant in their testimony of Jesus Christ!
Sisters Heidi Busath and Sister Brownell.
Lin, Meng Yi.
and pink bowties (for men) worn for the Christmas program. Multi-talented Sister Du made all the
holiday barbecue at her grandparents' home. It was a traditional sidewalk barbecue on a couple little
grills with family sitting around enjoying the delicious meats first and then some veggies and of course
Dr. Chen Jan-Yow, cardiologist, welcomed Elder Greene's visits every month. We appreciated his
personal interest and thoroughness.
"bo-bo" call around closing time. The elders did not enjoy its large droppings however!