There is a family in the ward that has three sons and a daughter, all are in young mens/ young women. All three boys hold the priesthood and all the children have been baptized into the church. The dad is a member and up until this weekend the mom was not.
For over 20 years she investigated the church and has taken the missionary discussions multiple times. She attends church almost every week. She has held callings and even though she is not a member, she is still referred to as, "sister". This family is amazing member missionaries and two other family friends were baptized this weekend because of the missionary efforts of this family.
About a month ago, the sisters asked her when she was going to get baptized, and she agreed to take the lessons for herself, without her family knowing. So over the past month she has been meeting with the sisters without her husband or children knowing.night she informed her husband that he would be baptizing her and he couldn't even believe it. However, they decided to keep it a secret from the kids.
This is a woman that time and time again missionaries have tried working with, and she just wasn't ready. But, the ward didn't give up on her. Andwhen they announced that she was baptized there was an audible gasp. The ward literally couldn't believe it. Miracles happen, sometimes we just have to hold on a little longer.
"Don't give up. Don't you quit. You keep walking. You keep trying. There is help and happiness ahead. You keep your chin up. It will be all right in the end. Trust God and believe in good things to come" -Jeffrey R. Holland
|we had to go inspect an elders apartment this weekend because the sisters were suppose to move into it and they left this note in one of the bathrooms...|
|This is what we found under the sink!|
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|I volunteered to plug the baptismal font.|