Wednesday, October 8, 2014

October 6, 2014 - Last email!!! Home in a week!

It is so weird to think that this is my last preparation day... well actually next Monday I will be travelling home and it will be a Monday and I will still be a missionary so technically that will be my last preparation day. 
I feel being a travelling missionary has really prepared me to be ready to come home, to be travelling from area to area, not having my companion Sister Sandberg with me as she is in Nova Scotia, not having an area, no investigators in a sense the missionaries and their area is my focus, so it is kind of like in a way "weaning" me out of the field... wow that sounds depressing haha. 
But is it really is different. 
General Conference was exactly what I needed, all my questions I had coming in from how to seek a balanced life to career were answered. It was amazing!! I know that the prophet and the apostles are inspired men because everything they say are just right on the mark of what I needed to hear, and its not just that way for me it is for all of us! Throughout conference I was making a list of goals I want to do when I am home, I have a list of about 19 goals. I really liked the idea that was expressed about sustaining and supporting our leaders following the prophet and apostles and church leaders, about the importance of studying the essential daily fundamental points of the gospel, about sincere and meaningful prayer. I loved M Russell Ballard's talk a lot, as well I loved the man who was talking about good better best and careers and what not, I loved the over all theme about motherhood and families. I feel I have learned so much from my mission, now is the real test it is the time to apply all these skills and lessons I have learned.
I really desire to be a better family member, to be a peace maker, to encourage and use kind words of love and respect to you all. I want to be a temple worker, I want to volunteer somewhere once a week, I want to set a curfew :), I want to get up at the same time everyday, I want to continue to improve in being a kind, loving, patient disciple of Jesus Christ, I want to do family history every Sunday start preparing names to bring to the temple, there are many goals and thoughts that I can talk to you all next week.
So this week I was in CBS till Thursday afternoon, that was a  great visit in that area with those sisters, then I was in St. Johns with Sister Lambert.. it is really actually quite hard to remember to call her that. Randomly I will just accidentally call her Emily... haha awkward. I actually accidentally did that talking about her to President Leavitt about her over the phone. I was in St. Johns for 24 hrs, I wish I was there longer but I had a appointment with the Whalen's Friday night and then they ended up cancelling when I arrived there which was too bad because if I would of known I would of stayed in St. Johns to help Sister M and Sister L.  It was a great visit with them though and I was able to really help them. It was quite a special experience serving with Sister Lambert. She will be a great missionary.
I have been in Bay Roberts since Friday night, I will be leaving here shortly as the sisters here are the STL for NFLD and they are great. I really feel I don't have much training to do for them, it has been nice serving with them and seeing great miracles here. I am guessing I will be taking the bus to Cornerbrook tomorrow then serving and training the sisters there.
To be quite honest I just feel really grateful to be out here, I love you all and I can't wait to see you all in  a week.  It is quite surreal, I feel like a completely different person from the time you last saw me, I thank you all for your support. I look forward to sharing with you all my mission stories.  I truly know that daily decisions determine destiny. It is a decision to make joy and happy moments, I look forward to serving you all and being a better daughter, friend and sister.
This is a peace of my letter to PL
" It is certainly interesting writing my last letter to you... I have a lot of mixed feelings! General Conference was certainly amazing it was the perfect thing for me to hear that helped me receive answers to many questions I came in with and as well a greater perspective as I am preparing to return home next week. I am just so beyond grateful for this experience to have served here in this mission, it is sad to me to be seeing this amazing 18 well 19 months of my life come to a close. My mission has truly changed me, has allowed me to come to know my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ in a way that I don't think I could have without these many amazing experiences. I thank you for all you have done, you and Sister Leavitt have changed my life and I will always remember you both throughout my whole life; as you once said before, these truly are the days never to be forgotten! I have loved being able to train the sisters out here in NFLD I look forward to serving with all my heart might mind and strength this last week and training the sisters in Cornerbrook. It is hard to put into words the blessing my mission has been.  It is something I expected coming into the mission field, but I know the best is yet to come ... my mission has helped me just begin my lifelong path of discipleship! I am grateful that the Lord has given me this opportunity to assist and take part in His great and marvellous Latter-day work- how great is our calling!"
I know this is the Gods Church here on this earth my mission has taught me valuable life lessons and I have met some valuable life long eternal friends.  I have learned about forgetting myself and going to work, I have learned about obedience, discipline and the heavenly virtue of patience. I love the Book of Mormon with all my heart, and I desire to continue to grow, step out of my comfort zone, reach out to others, forget myself not to be selfish and just serving the Lord and Heavenly Father and His children. It is hard to put into words.
I feel like how I felt before I left on my mission; excited for the obstacles ahead, for the lessons to learn, the people to meet, excited to follow the Lord with all my heart, might , mind and strength but at the same time just as I was fearful entering the mission field in regards to fears of being able to teach someone or not, knowing the right scriptures to use or being able to use my scriptures at all and know them I feel that exact same with the unknown that lies ahead! But I am going to do as I did at the start of the 19 month journey here; just set my fears aside, recognize that I have many weaknesses but as I trust in the Lord with all my heart, look to serve others things will unfold in their right way and timing. As I exercise my faith, and grow and act in confidence I will be happy just as I have here. I am looking forward to what lies ahead and I am ready to put into action all the many things that I have learnt from my mission and continue in being a valiant daughter of God, one who is a light to others and leads others to glorify God, quite simply for His glory not my own. 
I love this gospel, I love being a missionary and these days on my mission I feel have felt like a dream, I just want to be pinched sometimes because all these experiences have been too good to be true, but the real catch is that THEY ARE TRUE!
I am sorry for the lack of details... but HEY I will fill ya'll in on EVERYTHING in a week!!
thanks for your support.
Sister Pizzey


Thursday, October 2, 2014

September 29, 2014

Ahhh mom and dad, FAMILY I am just so happy to be HERE still serving on my mission my heart is just so full of warmth! And I am just so happy! Seriously signing up to serve a mission was the best decision I have ever made for like an eternity!  
Ok ok ok so let me just describe this week quickly though because I don't have much time, but I will be seeing ya'll in like two weeks so I can just talk to ya'll about this all then ;)
So I am in CBS which is 20 minutes outside of St. John's which is where Sister Lambert is serving!! Too be honest.... it was really weird to see Sister Lambert, mixing family and mission life is just kind of a awkward feeling! I took Sister L out Wednesday evening for an hour or two just the two of us finding, and it was weird, just to be around someone where you are so close and all you have talked about before in the past is family, it was kind of like an elephant in the room, like normally we would talk and catch up about family like and so on and so forth but as a missionary that is just not okay, and well I feel quite passionately about the work and I am pretty sure I just came off as a really intense way different person to her, haha. that sounds really bad! but it's not like a bad things its just reality. It was really nice and special to see her but yea.
So Thursday we had the departing dinner and farewell testimony meeting, that was powerful, it was like the sons of Mosiah reuniting again! I could not help but when sister Keeler pulled up outside the temple in the transfer van I just screamed and ran towards the van we were both extactic to see one another! that was a rejoicing moment!! I started crying when I saw her hahaha wow I know. But we all attended the temple session that was special in the celestial room there was 40+ missionaries, it will be just like it will be in the eternal world all us reuniting with one another!
So after the temple the departing missionaries went to the mission home for a wonderful dinner, we had a great testimony meeting, i was crying, I am starting to cry a lot lately, like I will be studying the scriptures and just start tearing up, you think I was dad or something ;). But It was a powerful meeting and then President Leavitt spoke to us after about the 3 most significant things we should walk away with from our missions:
1) Our PURPOSE as members and missionaries to invite others to come unto Christ
2) our commission "to be a personal representative of the Lord Jesus Christ by word and in deed of the divinity of His great and marvellous latter-day work"
3) that the atonement of Jesus Christ will make bad things good.
These experiences I had and felt during that night are really so hard to describe or even type it is something sacred that I would like to talk about in person when I am home.
Then afterwards we all sat down and President Leavitt gave us some wicked marriage advice... my mission has truly changed the man I will marry. Like my life just would of been so different without my mission just absolutely EVERYTHING would be different from who I marry to my children priorities, just absolutely EVERYTHING!! Then we all just kind of socialized afterwards sharing and laughing about certain mission stories! Then President said we had to go down stairs sisters, elders up stairs but he said we could talk for however long we wanted to in our bedrooms.  So Sister Keeler and just were talking all the way to 3 AM hahaha, and we had to leave at 4:30 AM. We actually both just slept on either end of the couch in the basement then we woke up at 3:45 AM and we all headed out to the airport to say goodbye to the departing missionaries! So I had an hour of sleep on Sunday and was dying but I just love Sister Keeler so much and we just were talking about everything under the sun, about all the gratitude we have from our missions! 
Then Sister Sandberg, Elder Prince and I headed back to the mission home where we sat down with Elder Clark as us 4 are the travelling trainers, and we planned our travelling plans.
So I am currently in CBS, I attended St John's branch yesterday and Blake and Lindsay everyone loves you here! They said you and Jordan and Jenni are one of the only security couples who made a difference in the branch and that they actually miss! But it was so nice to attend, being a travelling trainer you really have to learn how to develop relationships quickly and get things done quickly. 
So I arrived Friday afternoon in ST. Johns, Sis L and I flew with one another! Sister Spencer flew out who is opening CBS and her comp S Sharp was on the other end of island and had to take a bus over here for 9 hrs.  Friday Sister Spencer and I came in here and opened the area and begun getting the ball rolling, then at 10 PM sat night sister Sharp came in here and now we are in a trio, i am helping the sisters with their visions, and basic essential points of the work, it  has been a blast! At first it was a little weird to go from departing testimony night to BOOM back in the work full force opening a area/training sisters that is completely different than any area I had ever served in.  It was easy at first for me to doubt and question and for a second think... what did I get myself into? BUT I just stopped and sat back and realized that YES this is the Lords work and he will use me to further it if I allow myself to come to know His will and to do all things for God's glory not my own glory! It has been amazing to see how incapable I am in this work but yet how much the atonement of Christ will lift me and guide me to do these things that are far beyond my own abilities and capacities. 
"And I soon go to the place of my rest, which is with my Redeemer; for I know that in him I shall rest. And I rejoice in the day when my mortal shall put on immortality , and shall stand before him; then shall I see his face with pleasure, and he will say unto me: COME UNTO ME, YE BLESSED, there is a place prepared for you in the mansions of my Father, Amen" Enos 1 :27
I remember reading this scripture at the very start of my mission; and beside it I wrote "my goal to feel this way by Sept 2014" you know when I "die" on my mission.  I just read this today and as I did I stopped and reflected and realized how much my mission has allowed me to come to Know HIM to know Christ! To enter on the path of discipleship! In becoming more like HIM! My mission has allowed me to know the most glorious of person of all!! I have come to realize that This is the only way we can come to know the MASTER by serving His Children!

I think of the Saviors word to Peter in John 21:15-17, the Saviors love language is stated in John 14:5... if you love me keep my commandments. I love the savior Jesus Christ sooo much and I desire to keep his commandments exactly to follow Him to the best of my ability and to most importantly FEED HIS SHEEP!
What a blessing it is to be training some remarkable sisters, this mission is full of outstanding obedient dedicated missionaries! I love them all! I will be serving with Sis Lambert and her trainer Sister Mangleson for 24hrs this week I just love Sister L's trainer,she is very great and a mission will be great for Sister Lambert it will really be awakening for her but she is going to LOVE IT!!
Then I will be going to Bay Roberts this Friday where I will see the Whalen's and serve with the STL's there from Friday till next Tuesday, then I will take the bus for 9 hrs to Cornerbrook for my last stop to serve with Sister ASLETT and her trainee from Weds to Oct 11th then on Oct 12th have thanksgiving dinner at the Leavitts!!
Our calling is so great as members and missionaries it is above that of the kings of the earth! We have been selected as a personal representative of Lord Jesus Christ, He is our master, and He has chosen us to represent Him, to stand in His place, to SAY and DO what HE HIMSELF would SAY and DO if He personally were ministering to the very people to whom he has sent us all to. Our voice and is His voice and our acts our His acts our COMMISSION is to do what he wants done to say what He wants said to be a LIVING MODERN WITNESS in word and in deed His great and marvellous latter-day work HOW GREAT IS OUR CALLING!
We are the Lords hands and oh what joy is found when we are found doing His will, & His work all for the glory of our Father in heaven.
I love you all very much,
I will see you soon.
Sister Pizzey 

Monday, September 22, 2014

September 23, 2014

And big question??  Do you think you will see Emily?

This week has been fantastic, I am just  so grateful to be here, my mission has changed my life and I am getting emotional looking back at my time here in Cole Harbour hahhah wow I am literally tearing up as I write this letter right now. I look back to when I came into the Cole Harbour ward in January and I just feel like a completely different person from who I am today. My experiences here have been very sacred to me almost so sacred it is hard to even talk about and put into words.
It really is sad for me to think of leaving this area because I love the ward so much, I have grown to love the members, the LA's, the investigators the Young Women, it has been extremely hard, one of my hardest areas but one of the most fulfilling areas in my mission and fulfilling moments of my life.
You never really realize how much the little things you do pay off till you sit back and realize it and have it all hit you in the face. Yesterday I had my goodbye book passed around in during Young women's for the Young Women to sign it and sooo many of them wrote the nicest notes in it, like things that these intimidating young women (basically young women like how I was in young womens... can appear scary but really they are just confused in the world haha) wrote how much they have changed and desire to grow in the gospel more because of my example. They wrote about how much my happiness... just soo many specific things that I did not even think they thought of in their minds. Some of them desire to serve missions now. Man this just gets me emotional writing this.. haha seriously the people sitting beside me at the library right now must think I am writing a depressing letter or something. But I am just so full of gratitude it brings me to tears, I just think of these young women and I had no idea that just smiling and going out the way to push them to knock with us, to just talk to them and feel like a nerdy molly Mormon would go so far with them, "by small and simple things are great things brought to pass."
This ward and this area is so completely different from how it was 9 months ago, I have seen so much here and as Ammon says in Alma 26: 11 "I do not boast in my own strength nor in my own wisdom; but behold, my joy is full, yea, my heart is brim with joy, and I will rejoice in my God." My heart is so full and I truly feel what Ammon feels here. I know this is the work of the Lord and I know that this is true, the heavens are not closed and the Lord is gathering His sheep in these the last days.
Leadership training was great, I traveled there with Elder Jason, he is a convert of about two years he is from the Caribbean and is hilarious. It was a great training and we were able to talk about resolving concerns, listening, LISTENING so important. I was able to go street contacting with one of the sisters serving in St. Johns for about an hour after leadership training, it was great to be able to get a feel for NFLD and understand what to prepare myself for! I also was able to ask a lot of questions and understand more of some areas that are hard in NFLD in regards to the work, so I can know how best to help the sisters. But it was amazing on the flight home it was night time we arrived at about 9 PM but the person sitting next to me actually got up and moved so it was quite nice because I was able to spend the whole time on that flight just feasting on the scriptures IT WAS UNREAL!! Just reading in the Book of Mormon, the flight was about over 1.5hr so I ended up reading in Doctrine and Covenants and that was amazing!! I just gained a whole new testimony of the Doctrine and Covenants it is sooo amazing that is an amazing record of scripture! It is so missionary minded and I received so much revelation as I was reading it, that just right there was another added witness of how true this gospel is, like brother and sisters this is Christ's restored everlasting gospel in it's fullness!! There is no way that it would not be true! Seriously though. there is just no way that Joseph Smith would not be a prophet called of God! "By their fruit you shall know them" and let me tell you the fruit of this gospel is delicious and can not be found anywhere else!
This week Debbie attended the temple with us for baptisms for the ward temple night that was exciting!! The Fall weather is here and I just LOVE it, I love fall especially in the Maritimes! It is truly a great time of year! I am so grateful to be able to experience more of the fall weather here.
So I had a couple of amazing experiences this week that I would like to share;
So we have been meeting with this LA couple for the past little bit, Brother and Sister Thompson I actually have a picture of me on facebook after I cut her hair, she is confined to a wheel chair she has MS, she was baptized two years ago, she broke her hip a year ago, and her MS is just getting worse and worse.  Her and her husband have been through so much together and their love for one another is so strong it is amazing. Sister Thompson just has such an amazing spirit, they barely get any sleep because she is up all throughout the night having muscle spasms, she can barely talk so brother Thompson has to translate for us a lot because her speech is very hard to understand. It truly has been humbling teaching them, I love them so much; 3 weeks ago we were talking about missionary work with them and we invited them to pray for missionary experience on their end. After hearing about Sister Thompson you think it would be easy for her to not pray because for one she is in a wheel chair, never gets out, and can't speak, and as well only communicates to members so that would be quite an easy excuse for her to not pray and not have the faith to think that would be even possible. But low and behold we were at their house on Friday afternoon and their was a new caregiver there for her that day. Sister Thompson kept telling Bill her husband to go invite the caregiver (Valerie) to come sit with us, so after her persistently telling Bill he finally got up and went and invited Valerie to come sit with us, and she did. It is turns out Valerie lives about 40 minutes away and she got called in from her employers to come to the Thompson's that day; when she first showed up at their house she said to Sis Thompson "well I know I am here for a reason today" and then we came and BOOM we ended up teaching her the restoration.  She is from Jamaica, moved here 7 years ago, and she is FULL of faith. She had been praying to God to show her more because she felt something had been missing, she had been given the Book of Mormon in the past but she never read it because she thought we worshipped prophets not God, so after clarifying that she felt the spirit and we are now teaching her! She lives in Halifax so we will be passing her over to those sisters this week! But we have been texting her since Friday and she has been reading and we are seeing her tonight! ALSO that was the first day Valerie had been back to work for 2 years and she was just filling in for the day at the Thompsons.... crazy!!? I  KNOW! If this is not the work of the Lord then I don't know what is! So later that night we were talking to the Thompsons over the phone and Sis Thompson told us that ever since we asked her to pray for missionary opportunities she had been!... WOW we have so much to learn from a faith-filled lady like her, seriously, if a lady who can't speak, in a wheel chair, does not have power to eat, use the washroom on her own, can have faith and power to pray for missionary opportunity and have one, then how much should we be! seriously though!
As well Pio and Merry Capablanca came to church yesterday! And Pio has been reading the Book of Mormon and he is just loving it!! He loves the gospel, yesterday in gospel principles he shared his conversion story in front of the whole class is was unbelievable!! After church he thanked Sister Howell and I for being so persistent with them both, because they truly love church now. We ended up moving his baptism date back to Oct 11th and it is most likely I will be able to attend as I will be coming back from Cornerbrook NFLD that day!! What a blessing!   
This week I was feeling a bit of stress about the future really and the unknown, and just as well the responsibility of training sisters in NFLD and being able to help them, so I received an amazing blessing from one of the senior couples who are from Utah and serve in the temple; Elder Poelman. The Poelmans are an amazing couple they actually have decided to set aside 10% of their life to be missionaries, he has been a mission president before in the USA, the are hitting about 7 or 8 yrs of service as full time missionaries, they are in their 70s and have many grandchildren.  It was very amazing, this blessing gave me feelings of clarity is the best way I can describe it; just feelings of peace, and comfort. In knowing that this is not the end. I have been feeling that I am going to come home and then boom I don't feel the spirit and I enter into a deep depression haha that is a bit of an exaggeration from how I’ve been feeling. I now know with high hopes that I will be facing new experiences after my mission, I will be put through new challenges that will cause me to drop to my knees and cry to the Lord with all my heart, that He will continue to direct me just like he has throughout my mission, just like when I stepped in to the unknown of the mission field it will be that same way.  I must just stick to the essential daily things and continue in obedience and selfless Christ-like service. I know that I will grow in many different ways, and I have faith that as I never loose sight of my vision of how I see myself 20 yrs from now that I will be able to not get fixed up in the small stuff.
Sister Howell and I have grown quite close we have learned sooo much from one another I love her very much and we will be dear friends. We have come to understand that we must envision ourselves of who we want to become and we will be come it!
I love the gospel of Jesus Christ! Serving a mission there is no sacrificing! Everything that we are sacrificed we are blessed we are given joy and it is how we truly find our selves, I bear testimony of this! 
I came across one of my favorite talks this week that I wanted to share with you all;
I think this is actually my favorite talk EVER!! It is amazing! It was given in 2009 at BYU I believe but I read it and WOW this is an example of a modern day prophet of God, because it is so inspired and very applicable for our day NOW in 2014! It is amazing and gave me an overwhelming appreciation for my body, my soul, and my mortal life here.
I really hope you all take the time to read it.

I love you all and have a great week
Sister Pizzey

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

September 15, 2014

Hello this has been an amazing week!
We are going into week 5 of this transfer, So I have a couple weeks here, then I will be transferred out of here.  Sister Sandberg will be my new companion "technically" but we won't be serving with one another, she will be training sisters in NS and I will be training sisters in NFLD so I will spend 3 days in each area from St Johns, CBS, Bay Roberts, then taking the bus by myself :s to Cornerbrook! Where Sister Aslett is right now and I am hoping she is staying there so we can serve with one another, then I will be flying back from Cornerbrook to Halifax on Oct 11th and then Sister S and I get to go to Kentville for our last Sunday in the mission field! We are pretty stoked! I am also really excited because I will get to teach the Whalen's while I am in Bay Roberts for 3 days and Matt told me before they moved that if I get transferred to NFLD that he will take that as a sign that he needs to get baptised... so lets hope! haha. But Erica and I are reading 17 pages of the Book of Mormon a day together right now to complete the Book of Mormon in a month, we facebook one another, it is great. 
I am actually going to NFLD this Wednesday for Leadership training.  For leadership training now instead of in person meeting, President has one of the assistants and a STL go to NFLD and then the other assistant and a DL in the metro go to NBW then we all Skype in for the meeting, it makes it more special then just usually skyping in. So Elder Jason one of the assistants  and I will be travelling with one another.
This is my letter to President Leavitt:
Self: This has been a great week, we are seeing many blessings here, it is amazing the miracles we see before our eyes doing the Lords work! I love it! We are seeing real growth, and the Lord is blessing us with many opportunities to prepare His children to enter into the covenant of baptism. The Cole Harbour area is flourishing and it is crazy to look back months ago and see what we see here because it is a completely different area! I know there are always people being prepared by the Lord it is matter of faith and us consistently going out to find them through good and bad. Success comes from with in but I just know as we work diligently and effectively work each day that we are just destined to by led to one to many of the Lords prepared children of God.
The CES Devotional last night was amazing, I felt so grateful for my mission in that moment last night watching it, I feel without my mission I would not of understood the importance what Elder Christofferson was talking about. My mission really truly has helped me to understand Matt 10:39, and this is something lately I have been thinking a lot about and desiring to forget my fears, and put God first be accountable to Him; I know as He is first, the love He has for others will shine through me. I find at times I can be concerned too much about what others think, then instantly my priority with out even realizing is set on "mans opinion" not God's opinion; and this mainly only really comes out in contact with other missionaries. So I am focussing on having charity for other missionaries but not being a people pleaser, being confident with what I am doing, I know as I am focussing on being accountable to Heavenly Father and forgetting myself, & loosing myself that this will happen.
How great is our calling! Time is running short and I am reading 17 pages of the Book of Mormon a day to complete the Book of Mormon in my last month, Erica Whalen who is living in Clarenville is doing this with me and it has been great to be able to do this with one another through facebook. I am hoping to be able to teach them while I am in their area in NFLD.

Area: the ward is doing well, We focus our efforts on member visits, street contacting well more like parking lot contacting haha, knocking and area book/wall map. Ever since zone conference I realized I lacked the faith in receiving member referrals, it is almost like with out even realizing it I just assumed the members wouldn't give us a referral or even a meaningful one, although I still asked for referrals from them the faith was not there. So since then I have repented and put more faith into the question really setting them up to realize they do receive revelation for who we should be teaching and we have been able to receive some meaningful referrals from members! I love this ward it is great!

Companion: Sister Howell is great, I really appreciate how she thinks about things and allow her decisions to be well thought out, it gives her an opportunity to not make quick decisions and allows her to make decisions that is guided by the Holy Ghost that is in line with Heavenly Fathers will for her, I am learning a lot from her example.
I am really sorry I do not have much time to write but it has been a great week!
I loved the CES Devotional last night! there is a feeling of fall in the air and it is great I LOVE fall!
I want to get up earlier there is just zero time left in the week, I have so much to study and to learn and there is just not enough time!
I desire to live each day as a true Christian looking to those I can serve, looking to those who I can allow the light of Christ to effect. I know this gospel is true, I know that these are the last days, the world is changing so much and the separation and space between good and bad is getting wider, there are blessings to this because we are able to better differentiate between the good and the evil but we ONLY can if we read, pray and continue to exercise our faith daily and serve others.  If we do not do the daily essential things then we will be swept in by satan suddenly by the changes and temptations of the world.
We are so indebted to God, everything we do, everything we sacrifice he blesses us, we owe so much to Him and His son Jesus Christ! I love them so much and seeking God first is what is most important in life! "Seek ye first the kingdom of God and all things shall be given to you!"
here are a few great quotes:
"I pray because I can't help myself.. I pray because the need flows out of me all the time, waking and sleeping. It doesn't change God. It changes me." C.S. Lewis
You can feel peace in the midst of turmoil IF YOU TRUST IN THE LORD YOU CAN OVERCOME ANY OF LIFE'S CHALLENGES.
"The Gospel of Jesus Christ is not a check-list of things to do. It lives in our hearts the gospel is not weight; it is wings!"
-Jean A Stevens 
We must pray always and rely on the Lord with all our heart, Our understanding is not His understanding we can not comprehend all the things he can, but when we pray it is to align our will to our Fathers, and to act and go to work! Isaiah 55:8-9, Proverbs 3:5-7
I close with;
"Fear not I am with thee, be not dismayed, I am thy God: I will strengthen thee help the: I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness." Isaiah 41:10
I love you all, I pray for you. Thank you for your examples and your prayers.
Also most importantly I pray for Grandpa tell grandpa I love him!
Sorry for the lack of updates today but I love you all and just know I am loving everything right now, these are the days of my life that will never be forgotten!
Sister Pizzey :)