Competing with Enos

I knelt beside my bed one night to pray. I awoke at about 4AM, still kneeling and my legs hurting like no other. Elder Ollerton California Los Angeles 1976-1978

2013-04-29T09:00:00+00:00 April 29th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Desperate Spaghetti

I was very low on food and was trying to find somthing for dinner. I had some spaghetti noodles and assumed I also had spaghetti sauce. I was wrong. I wound up having to eat the spaghetti with peach jam on it. Desperate times call for desperate measures. Elder Ollerton California Los Angeles 1976-1978

2013-04-26T09:00:00+00:00 April 26th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Not Welcome

As we approached one particular man, hecame at as with a tire-iron raised high above his head, threatening as if he was going to hit me with it. I just stood still and said, "If you don't want us on your property, just say so, sir." He lowered it and said "OK, so get out [...]

2013-04-24T09:00:00+00:00 April 24th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Servant of the Lord

The elders and I were stopped at a traffic light on our way home. The car next to us was being driven by a young, blonde. Elder Brown politely waved at her (as he is accustomed to always greeting people). The girl waved back and apparently she thought he was flirting with her. Elder Brown [...]

2013-04-22T09:00:00+00:00 April 22nd, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Gift of No Tongue

I was in the Spain Madrid mission and I had been with a native Spanish companion for a few months. After tracting for hours, we came to a door and knocked. The lady smiled and said something unintelligible. Neither of us said anything so, she repeated herself. Again, neither of us answered. Finally, my companion [...]

2016-06-27T16:42:25+00:00 April 19th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Michael Jackson Phone Home

I was in my first area and didn't speak Portuguese very well. My trainer and I came across an old man who seemed interesting. We made an appointment to meet with him the next day. At the appointment, I wasn't really understanding the conversation. My companion had a grin he was hiding the entire time [...]

2016-06-27T16:42:29+00:00 April 17th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Unexpected Sister Attack

My companion and I went to drop off our progress record at the district leader's apartment. We were going to slide it under the door since they weren't home but as I grabbed the handle, it opened. They left their door unlocked and they weren't home! An thought came to my mind, "Seriously? They left [...]

2016-10-14T22:02:04+00:00 April 10th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Favorite Quotes

From an Elder "Don't worry about falling, you have to fall to progress and learn. Those who don't fall by themselves, God trips!" From a Sister "Elders are like fungus-they kinda grow on you after a while" Sister Carmen Texas San Antonio 2006-2007

2016-10-14T22:02:04+00:00 April 8th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Castle or Temple?

We were knocking in New York city the day of princess Diana's wedding. Without opening the door, some girls told us they were watching it and were busy. We asked of they wanted to learn about being married forever in a real castle and held a picture of the salt lake Temple. They opened the [...]

2013-04-06T09:00:00+00:00 April 6th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Zombie Apocalypse

My companion and I were taking a mother and her 5-year-old son to church. All was going well until her son finished singing time in primary. He came out looking very worried and asking "Jesus wants me for a zombie?" Sister Carmen Texas San Antonio 2006-2007

2013-04-05T09:00:00+00:00 April 5th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments