DAGHANG SALAMAT

Kumusta!!!!! So,…thank you all so very much for all of the Birthday wishes!!! I just got my new companion and she is incredible!  She is from Mindinao (in the lower part of the Philippines).  Her dialect is Bisaya.  She also is very good at English and knows Tagalog, so she’s helping me with my Tagalog and also teaching me some Bisaya. =) Last night I was really really stressed...
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True Joy

….TRUE joy…involves gratitude and humility… Kumusta po ang aking masayang pamilya!!! WOW… another incredible transfer is coming to a close and another amazing one will start this wed. Some exciting news: So, I’ve been called by the Lord to train another missionary.  I’m really humbled by it and I just ‘stand all amazed at the love Jesus offers...
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Follow Jesus Christ

Kumusta po ang aking pamilya (blood-related and spirit-related)!!! It sure is good to hear from you – I think these weekly emails are SUCH a strength for the missionaries just as it is for the family members! Well, I want to start off with some exciting news… I’ve decided to drop and have dropped ALL my nets to follow Jesus Christ!!  That was kind of hard – it was the...
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More Important to Listen

“…more important than speaking is LISTENING…” – Elder Holland Kumusta po!! Thanks for the quotes – I printed them off, so I could read them later Mom & Dad, just one insight, that I think might be helpful to you: Pres. Stucki commented in his last letter to us: “Let’s make it a great week. I invite each of you to read and ponder “A...
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Agency, the Real Test

Magandang tanghali po!!!  Kumusta po kayo?  (sa texting: mgndg tnghli po! kmsta po kyo?) =) Mission life is wonderful!!  I’m striving to focus this week on listening (I felt was a bit of a weakness of mine) and being ‘obedient to the time/schedule that we made with the Lord the night before’.  And already, I’m feeling more peace and joy in the journey and more faith in...
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