Hello and happy February!!
Get ready for some of thee coolest stories this week....this week was one for the books:) haha
Elizabeth Smart came to ISU campus as part of a lecture series and we got to go and meet her afterwards. Her story is absolutely amazing. It's an experience I will never forget. The next day we got to drive to Bloomington for Zone Conferences. It was one of the most powerful conferences I've been to. We talked about the importance and significance of the restoration and then we got to roll play a Restoration lesson to another companionship. Guess who we got as our roll playing companionship? President and Sister Carlson!!! And let me tell ya, it. was. cool. After we were done, they taught US and I just think it was SO NEAT to be able to hear the Restoration coming from my mission president and his sweet wife. Another one of those moments that I MUST never forget:)
After a prompting, Sister Kammerman told her about keeping our body like a Temple and following the prophet as we stay away from multiple piercings and tattoos. Right then she put her hands up to her face to cover her nose ring. She didn't want to take it out, but she said, "There is a voice in my head. It just keeps saying, 'Take it out "A'S", just take it out.' so, I don't want to, but I'm just going to take it out." AND SHE DID!! RIGHT THERE!!! It was amazing. We just sat there in awe! hahaha we promised that she would see blessings from her devotion to keeping the commandments and for sacrificing something she wanted...and then the very next morning she said that she already saw that come true! I know when we keep the commandments, blessings follow, blessings that are even greater than the "sacrifice" we feel like we are making by keeping them. What a great lesson she taught me by her example. :)
"For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the Lord. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts." ~Isaiah 55:8-9
Love, Sister Burgon*
Can NOT Believe My Baby is 3 Months Already??!!!!!!!
Love you all so much! I seriously can't express well enough how very much ALL of your love & support have meant to me. Here's my little attempt to send some love in your direction!!! xoxox*
Have a wonderful week!*