Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Baptism postponed

Dear family and friends,
This week we had a little bit of a let down. The baptism has been postponed and we didn't achieve Standards. Nevertheless, we are still working hard and trying our best to serve the Lord the best we can.
I am just recovering from a cold and I am excited to go work the hardest I can this coming week. This past week I have been under physical and mental stress. I am glad that it is coming to an end. I know that enduring to the end will bring us extra blessings and God will reward us more than what He has allowed life to take away during our trials. 
Cantonese work is fun and I love the ward here. I know that out of anywhere in the world this is where I should be and God sent me here. 
I pray that you all will grow spiritually and enjoy learning from life. 
Elder Lee

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

New companion!

Dear family and friends, 
Some changes were made this week. Me and Elder Cheng has been separated and now Elder Moore(莫長老) and I are companions. Elder Moore is from Washington state and he worked really hard to improve his Cantonese. He is a fun person to work with and he works hard. Hopefully we can see more improvements as we know how to work well with each other. 
We are going to have a baptism this coming Sunday. Mandy is going to be baptized if no other problems emerge. We are so proud of her for willing to make a change in her life and be baptized. I'm especially excited because we are finally reaping after sowing for a long time. I know that Heavenly Father does prepare people to accept the gospel and let us meet them.
What about you? How are you all doing?
Elder Lee

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Standards of Excellence for the third week in a row

Dear family and friends,
This week was pretty good. We are achieving Standards of Excellence for the third week in a row. 
Elder Cheng is sick so we have been at home. This week will be kind of a slower week because of that. 
I'll bring you more news next week. 
Elder Lee

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Happy Chinese New Year!

Dear family and friends, 

We have been teaching some what less than usual this week. We understand that everyone needs the gospel, but it is also a fact that some are more prepared than the others. So we've decided to try to find the elect. We've achieved the Standards of Excellence again this week and it feels good to do that. We are finally seeing some results. 
Chinese new year was not too crazy. We got some Chinese snack from a sister that owns a restaurant and that is about it. We are so focused on the work that we almost didn't notice that it has came and gone.
Our investigators are doing well. Mandy has been coming to church for 4 weeks now and she loves it. She should be baptized mid-February without much problem. Jessica is a high school student that has a deep desire to follow Christ. She came to church for the first time yesterday and she liked it. She will probably be baptized in early-March. I am so happy see the progress that they have made and how they will be embraced by God more as they receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. 
I know that this is the work of the Lord.
I love you all and wish you all a lucky year of the horse,
Elder Lee

Morning "exercise" by E Cheng