|Our Bishop and other ward members at the Christmas party. |
We meet at a Catholic school that is for primary age kids, so the tables are very small.
|Some of the missionaries that were at the Christmas party the Mission gave. |
There is real strength in being with all these young missionaries. We love it!
We were able to provide a breakfast for the missionaries of our zone a few days before Christmas. Elder and Sister Hom (another senior missionary couple) and us made French toast, scrambled eggs, "streaky" bacon, hash browns and fruit for all the young missionaries. They were so excited and so appreciative. We played games, sang Christmas carols and just enjoyed being with each other.
|Sister Hom and I in the kitchen.|
|All missionaries love to eat,and they were thrilled with this breakfast.|
|Our District. We love these missionaries!|
|Our Zone. Awesome missionaries, every one of them and a great |
example of dedication and Christ like love.
So Christmas wasn't what I was used to, but I realized that the things that took so much of my time and energy are not what Christmas is really about. It is about a baby. It's about love. It's about the greatest gift that only our Father in Heaven and our Savior Jesus Christ could give. It is about the chance to be with our families forever. It is about the great Plan of Happiness and the chance to return and live with our Father in Heaven again. It is about all the things we are trying to share while we are out on our mission. I'm grateful that I was able to spend Christmas in England, and to be reminded of the true meaning of Christmas.