Monday, September 19, 2016

September 19, 2016

Friends and family!

This last week was really good! We had so much success! We found a new family who live by members of the church and they love how the members have everything together and balanced (faith, family, work, etc.). We offered to help them with that and they invited us over! We're going again tomorrow and it'll be great! Prayers for the Shin family would be great! James is also doing great. He came to a fireside last night and loved it! He's come to church twice and is ready to be baptized.
There are some obstacles to overcome first, but he should be prepared and able to take that step in October!

We've been jogging in the mornings so that's a nice change. My last companion had asthma so exercise wasn't as fun. Jogging is good though, it's easy to use the time efficiently and effectively. We also have another set of elders in our district now so we played basketball today. It was fun! My former companion who's in our district just sprinted right into me and that was less fun now that I have a bruise on my hip, but other than that life is good!

This week's challenge is to not ram into people playing sports. Haha, another challenge is to thank someone every day for something they do.
It can be the same person, but it can't be the same thing! This is a great way to continue the humbling we started last week by showing our gratitude. As we're grateful, we overcome enmity which is the root of pride, an opposite of humility. Enmity toward others and enmity toward God vanish as we show our thanksgiving (maybe this will come up again at the end of November)....

Have a great week!

-Elder Moon

Bro, you live in water, why the umbrella??