Ola!

Written by mperry on August 14th, 2011
Yup, it was the big one. A bunch of beef jerky, which I’m good to
go with the jerky now. It should last a while, I don’t eat it very much,
just snack a little during morning study. I am learning a lot with this
companion, especially about patience and humility. So I’m going to try my best to be humble and follow the spirit. I
need a lot of guidance, especially this last week. We had a division yesterday, and I
talked with Elder Steck a lot. He’s going home in two weeks, so he helped
me to see the big picture. He had a really difficult companion for three
transfers in the same area. He said for two transfers he tried to help
him, tried to change him, but the third he just decided to work as hard
as he could and be grateful and happy to be serving the mission. He says
it helped a lot. So I decided to do the same, not just with my
companion now, but with everyone. I remember that when I was happy,
thinking about investigators, and really working hard, the transfer
passed really quickly. So that’s what I’m going to do for the rest of my
mission. I don’t have much time to write, so I will write more for the
blog next week.
 
I’m sure I could hang out with Matheus on a P=day, he could play
football or go bowling with us or something. I’ll ask President Tanner
and then get back to you.
Say Hi to all the Hatches for me, love you and I’ll talk to you more next week! Tchau!
 
P.S. I was thinking the other day, and I got this strong feeling
that I needed to hug my mom. So next time I see her I’m just gonna give
her a big hug, but I’m gonna keep it a surprise, don’t tell her.
 
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