Dear family and friends,
This week has been one of many blessings and its' own set of trials. We have been blessed with many investigators that we feel are sincerely interested. Many of the members are helping us and as we continue to work with the bishop. Many great things are unfolding daily as we continually commit ourselves to doing our best while recognizing our dependency on the Lord.
I have been striving to have powerful prayers and close the gap on what I yet lack. It is hard at times, to be patient, humble and love everyone. At moments I feel I am spiritually backsliding. How does one stay constantly committed to what he knows is right? Especially Christ like attributes. I don't know all the answers but I feel it goes back to prayer, sincere, grateful, hear felt prayer.
I want to have the ability to be humble and loving in every situation. When do I turn the other cheek or cast everyone out of the temple? I think it goes back to being in tune with the spirit and knowing exactly what to do when and how. Please let me know your thoughts and insight.
Elder Jowers and I are doing great. He is such a great man and he loves these people and this work. He always wants to improve and has great insight and and an ability of learning from observation. We always push each other to do better and do so with an attitude of love and respect.
I wish I had time to list all the specific miracles of this week, however know that many people were found and are being taught and each has their own story of how we were led to them by the spirit., so many good things happening and miracles that we get to see everyday.
I love this work and these people and I am grateful for the opportunities that everyday brings. Because of communication barriers I know you don't have a lot to go off of;however, from what you have heard or felt, what are some things I can do better as a leader, teacher and person. I look forward to your responses. Love you all so much!