Monday, April 14, 2014

April 14th Email, Last one!!

So yeah Well this is rather Strange, How is everybody lookin? Things are going pretty good! We had some good experiences this last week, met some cool people! We have been doing service, as I type this my hands are covered in paint haha. But I had my departing interview on friday so that was pretty great!! We also had zone meeting, helped do service at a members! And met a really cool christian guy. I feel really good about him!! Thank you for all of your emails, and being such a big help to me on my Mission. I will for sure get to work when I get home!!:) I am excited too:) :) It is really weird. I am trying to soak in England these last moments but it feels like I am just going to be here next week. It is so weird, I feel so crazy! I have been able to get in contact with a lot of people from My Mission the last few weeks and that has been so good but really hard too. You just feel so scared you will never see them again, or you want them to remember who they are, and to be good!! haha it is just a jumble of emotions. But I am excited, you all have been so good to me on my Mission. I wish I did more to thank you. I am Leaving My Mission having fought the good Fight, I am so Happy for the time I Have had to serve. BUT I am really Excited to continue the work!!:) I Think the biggest thing I have Learned is how Beautiful, and Important And Individual Soul is. I Love you guys. I Have a very Strong Testimony ogf God, and His Love. Thank you for Everything. I Love you. Sincerely, Elder Wilson

April 7th Email (2nd to last!)

Hello over there Yeah It was a pretty good week. The work was pretty slow this last week, but we did meet some good people. I feel like this area has some serious potential but just hasn't burst out yet cause it is a fairly new area, so trying to figure that out. General Conference was Amazing though, I feel so excited to be a Disciple!!! We have a lot of Courageous things to be doing in the future I think. So Yeah things are pretty Great! They are changing a lot of how they do things in the Mission now, and it is really good! Just how they are directing meetings and stuff, it makes a lot more sense now. And we are more focused now on the people than the number which I think we were missing that for a while, but it is good to see the progression. I really like The District I am in now, I didn't think I could get so close to the Missionaries in the district in only one transfer but they are Amazing! There is an Elder Jones here, and it is his first transfer and it is awesome cause he is going bald too. Too much Brain power or something I don't know:) So yeah I will talk to you next week. I am Loving Life, and Drinking deep in Life too:) Hope you guys are good!! I Love you a lot. God is Amazing. I have Felt The Spirit so much the last few days. Love, Elder Wilson

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

April 1st Email

So Once upon a time I wrote this epic email, then got intrigued by a button on the screen and accidentally deleted the email! I am so sorry. Life is Great though. We Met some really cool people this week, saw some cool places. Still Trying to Baptise a Farmer! We Will Knock those streets. I met a cool lady from Wales, and Loved to hear The Welsh accent again....:) And Elder Jones will Love to meet you guys. Oh and the Mitchells probs put that on because I was able to call them and I think we are going to be able to go out to lunch with them on saturday before Conference:) We aren't too far from Leicester which is slightly torturous! So yep, I am Loving Life! It is pretty cool cause on Conference we are going to Lichfield, and a lot of the Missionaries I served around in Wales are going to be there. There have been so many tender mercies of The Lord recently. I Completely agree with what Pres. Houtz talk was on, I was reading in Mormon, and thinking about how Important it is to be on The Lords side these last days. It is a crazy time we live in, and we need to be so careful of not giving into the tricks of the world. Well Fam Bam, I know God Lives, and We are Entrusted to go help The Lost Sheep. We Have a lot of work to do. But The Work will go forward, I have seen it happen so many times. I Love you guys. Sincerely, Elder Wilson

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

March 24th Email

Hello, Hey it has been a pretty good week!! Just trying to get things going here, it has been pretty slow here lately... But we will get it going, always happens. Elder Wood and I were talking about this last night just to know that we can help make a Quality area and help God's work go along. We did have a really good lesson with some people, they are so awesome! He is hilarious, and has had every sort of life experience you can imagine, and she is just the sweetest soul. And We were teaching them, and Elder Wood was asking her some way good soul searching questions and then she just opened up to us, and the Spirit was so strong. Oh I also bought some trousers for Elder Wood with my card but he is giving me cash back for it, it won't let me pull money out? And if you see some eye stuff that I bought that is because I basically got attacked by some crazy dust stuff and my eye was going wild for a bit. Then we bought some eye sauce for it, and I took an eye bath and then things were dandy! Ummmmmmmmmmmm yeah we have some sheep living outside our flat and they have some babies and they are so cute!! . I think Paula would LOVE that, I am like a son to her. I will try and see If I can work it out, it possibly might need to be when I get home but you will definitely talk to her! She is so funny... I can't wait for you guys to talk to her, and Clive. It honestly feels like they are Family to me, and I have known them forever. That Painting exhibit sounds really cool, I am glad you guys got to go see it. I am Loving Life here at the moment. I was able to talk to people in previous areas this last week so that was really cool! Part of our area is in Leicester-shire so that is so tempting haha. God has made my Mission Just perfectly. It has had a lot of ups and downs but I wouldn't trade it for anything. Well I Love you guys a lot. What a Wonderful Family we have:) I was listening to an Amazing talk about Communicating with others, but in the end it was about Forgiveness, and Forgiving. I Felt The Spirit so strongly as I Listened to it. And then I Prayed after, and It really did Feel like I was in the same room as God Speaking with Him. What a wonderful thin it is. I Hope you guys have a good week. I will still Pray for Charles. Thanks again. Love, Elder Wilson

Mar 17th Email

Hello, So It is all True. Serving with Elder Wood, living in Woodville. There is all sorts of Wood going down. I Love it here though, I have served around Elder Wood Multiple times so it is pretty cool. His family are Farmers in Southern Utah, and he Loves Music, and Mountains so we have some good times:) This area is pretty cool, and an AMAZING thing happened!! So there are these Investigators here and we taught them last week and they said that they were from Leicester and I was like...... I Lived there! So I asked where they lived, and he said Saffron lane which is The road Ashley lived on. Ashley my first Baptism? So I just threw his name out there and it turns out Dan knew Ashley from School!! How cool is that!?!!? So I am going to email Ashley and see if he can come teaching with us:) So I got an Email from Elder Lapi in Swansea (My Last Comp) And one of our Investigators died, his name is Derrick. That was way sad to hear because he wasn't even that old. I Miss Wales!! It is so Wonderful there:) Did I ever tell you guys about our Investigators? Elder Barker and I found them and they are SO solid but need to be Married and are getting Married in September so yeah gonna get Baptised. They are Amazing, but I geuss they told Elder Lapi that they want me to go there one more time before I go back... and he was pretty persistent about it, I would LOVE to do that. But I am not too sure that can happen, so we are going to try and set up a skype or something for it. There are so many people in Swansea I have to tell you about!! The Irish/Welsh Family. They Would Love to Skype you guys sometime:) Hahaha I wonder If you would be able to understand her accent...:) I could maybe get their Skype information for you guys? Oh and Pip!. SO Cool. She Lives on a farm in the middle of nowhere, It is like The Welsh version of Aunt Pat's but on a Mountain! Oh I Love it there. She has three dogs a Shepherd dog named Jess, a Doberman named Sep, and a Stafford (Bella Dog Mini style) named Poppy! So she (Pip not the dogs) saw The Blue and Red Scripture marker that Grandma made and Absoultely Loved it and was like Me and her would be good Friends:) So many things to tell you!!! The Burton Ward here is really cool too! We have the Coolest Ward Mission Leader EVER! He is so funny!! His name is Brother Watson, and is just Hilarious! I am Excited for things for here. I am Working as hard as I can but different then I have in the past. In the Past I have been just about getting the Job done, but I feel like I am here to rebuild some Bridges and work that way. Still Of Course talking to as much people as we can though:) We had Elder Texeira come to our Mission this week!!! It was Way Inspiring, I Loved it a lot. I Just want to Help the Work go Forward here!! Soooooooooooo We Just had a Kebab with the other Elders, and I am not gonna lie my stomach is doing some crazy dance moves right now you know what I mean? Something I have been thinking a lot about lately is how Important Prayer is, I feel like in teaching people we neglect to help them rely on Prayer. It is so vital, until they are having a steady diet of Prayer, Scripture Study, and Church they generally will fall by the wayside. SO Pray Pray Pray! What Got me thinking about it was in 3rd NEphi when Jesus is there. It is so Powerful. Things are just so good right now, For some reason I Just keep thinking of the Movie Holes where Stanley and Zero are on that Mountain and They Just realize that it was all Destiny what they were supposed to do. I feel like that right now, Like I am supposed to be here with Elder Wood, serving in Woodville. It is an Awesome feeling. So I Hope you guys have a Great Week, I will too! Oh we are going to try and do some Service on some Farms by the way! We helped a Less Active lady move, and we just thought it is something that we could do good so we shoud try and do it like once a week or something:) I Love you you a lot. I Believe God is in the Detail of our Lives, and Wants us to be Happy. Love is good, and God is Great! Love, Elder Wilson

March 10th Email

Hey I am sorry I thought the library was open longer but not. I am in Burtin Upon Trent ward living in Woodville. I am Serving With Elder Wood, Life is Really good. I Loved your Emails!!! I saw a picture of caden! He looks different!! I Love you guys so much. The Lord is the Light. God Bless you. LOVE Elder Wilson I will write more next weeek... I am sorry. You guys are Amazing.

Monday, March 3, 2014

March 3rd Email

Hey Zuko here. Yerp things are good. Dodge night........... Getting the call tonight. It is a pretty good chance of leaving, and of me staying. It really could go either way! So we will see what happens. This last week was really good. It is funny we have quite a few Investigators who are so solid but just need to get Married, and have the plans for it. So The Summer here is going to have quite a few Baptisms:) We have been working hard!! We started teaching this Chinese family, they are awesome! The Father came to church!! Lets see we have been working with less active's. The way the geography of the Swansea works out is that there is a TON of less active's in the towns of Port Talbot and Swansea and A lot more of them would come to church if it was closer, so I have been trying to push for work in those area's because if they opened up the branch there probably like at least 20 people who don't normally come would go. So we have some people we are working with there:) Less actives and Investigators! So it is pretty cool. I feel like I am learning some good stuff here, I Love Swansea so much. It was so funny we went street contacting the other day in Gorseinon and I had honestly either taught or already talked to like 80 percent of the people we saw!! So that is gonna be an interesting one if I am here for one more...... I Love it here though. It is Tricky helping people Invite their friends, I don't know... It is a lot easier as a Missionary though! Most of our day is filled with awkward moments so we are just used to it. But when it is someone with their good friend is tough. I Believe that it should be done in a Bold, but sincere way. One of my very very very favorite quotes is "People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care" So yeah I Loved what dad said about we are talking about Missionary work, but we need to remember to talk about how to do it too. I Love The Lord, My Life is good. You Guys are Amazing. Keep it up, Work Hard, and Live fully. O Be Wise!" God Bless you. Love, Elder wilson