A Full Heart

I take a lot of pictures every day to document our missionary life in the Washington Yakima Mission.  I love taking pictures of happy missionaries.  At the end of every day I come home and download the photos from my phone or camera and I write about them on our mission blog.  But mostly I stare at the faces I have come to love like my own children.  I can look at these faces for hours, as I wonder about each missionary–I wonder what miracles brought them here, I wonder what they think about at night, I wonder what they love at home and miss, and I wonder how their moms are getting along without them.

I love visiting with each, feeling the warmth of handshakes from the Elders and hugs from the Sisters.  I love hearing about everyone they are finding and teaching and how those good people are progressing.  I love learning about what they are reading and understanding more clearly in the scriptures.  I love hearing them speak of the attributes of Christ they are trying to develop.  I love knowing that my future will be in their hands.  It’s really quite overwhelming, the feelings I have for these missionaries.

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Here’s a look at the missionaries who came to our home today:

About annlaemmlenlewis

I am member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and I am currently serving as a Missionary in the Washington Yakima Mission. Welcome to my personal blog, Ann's Words, and my Mission blog, Our Yakima Mission. If you are interested in family history stories and histories, you can find those posted in Ann's Stories. Thanks for looking in!
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