The Birds

As I was unable to serve a full-time mission, I had the opportunity to fulfill a service mission. As the rules and regulations are a little different, perhaps so are my stories. The Young Missionaries had FHE once and the elders were flipping pennies and dimes and running after them. A coin version of Smear [...]

June 26th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Hairy Spoon

A missionary I served with was once eating at a members house and he noticed a hair on his spoon. At that same moment, the wife caught him looking at it. She was really embarrassed and asked if there was a hair in his food and even offered to get him a new plate. To [...]

June 24th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Ultimate Cat Lady

I served my mission in Seoul, South Korea. In my second area I was serving in one of the areas in our mission that bordered the DMZ to the North. I served there from November until March during one of the coldest winters on record. So one morning in late January the local bishop called [...]

June 21st, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

No Rest For the Weary

One night my companion and I were saying our prayers, kneeling down by our beds. I was giving the prayer. I finished and said "Amen." When there was no response I looked over and saw that she had fallen asleep during the prayer. Not sure what to do, I said the closing of the prayer [...]

June 3rd, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Intimidation

I was tracting on one street and after a few doors we noticed that representatives from Jehovah's Witness were on the same side of the street. When they noticed who we were, they changed to the other side of the street. I don't think I will ever forget that. Sister Wood Virginia Richmond 2001-2002

May 31st, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What’s In A Name

When my companion and I were tracking one time, I said to a lady at her door, "Hello, we are from the Church of cheese and rice of Latter-Day Saints." The very next door my companion said, "Hello, we are from the Church of Jesus Christ of latter-day snakes." Needless to say that was the [...]

May 29th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

No Tact

I wasn't in the best mood one day and one guy told me he was Catholic. So, being the smart alleck I am, I said "That's ok, you can repent." That didn't go over too well. Elder Schafer Arizona Phoenix 2010-2012

May 27th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Feeling

I once told an investigator that she would feel a warm feeling in her foot when she prayed to know if the church was true. I had meant to say chest. Elder Clay Brazil Fortaleza 2009-2011

May 24th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Language Mishap

I served in Brazil and once confused the word for "jam" with the word for "condom." It was pretty embarrassing. Elder Florman Brazil Cuiaba 2010-2012

May 22nd, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sister Alarm

One time I ran out of the shower because the fire alarm/smoke detector was going off. It turned out that my companion was trying to make me pancakes. Sister Page New Hampshire Manchester 2010-2012

May 20th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments