Happy New Year!

Happy New Year everyone!!:)
So this week I learned that if you pray for trials and opportunities to grow...you sure will get them!! Haha!! It's kind of been an inside joke between my companion and I... every time something doesn't go right (which has been a lot this week) she would say, "Dang it why did you pray for trials?!?!" Haha it is so funny! But we have been able to grow so much! This week has probably been the hardest so far, everything fell through and everyone cancelled but it taught us an important lesson. Patience is key in missionary work. Preach My Gospel says, "Patience is the capacity to endure delay, trouble, opposition, or suffering without becoming angry, frustrated, or anxious. It is the ability to do God’s will and accept His timing. When you are patient, you hold up under pressure and are able to face adversity calmly and hopefully. Patience is related to hope and faith--you must wait for the Lord’s promised blessings to be fulfilled. You need patience in your everyday experiences and relationships, especially with your companion. You must be patient with all people, yourself included, as you work to overcome faults and weaknesses." Praying for trials to grow was definitely risky but definitely helped us grow and become stronger!! I highly recommend doing this. And I know as you do so, you will become the person God wants you to be! Trials mold you and shape you! It reminded me that if we look for the Lord's hand in our life, we will find it. We will be taught what we need next, we just have to trust that the guidance will come.

HEY IT'S A NEW YEAR!!! There is an awesome Mormon message that is called "Look Not Behind Thee".  It is so neat and I encourage all of you to watch it!! It's a new year! We all have a fresh start!  Anyone can choose to forget the past and just move forward! Forgive and forget!
Let's move forward in the best way we can! Resolute means heading in a direction with purpose! So make a New Years resolution that will help you move forward with direction and purpose! ALL these resolutions are possible because of the atonement of Jesus Christ! He makes New Years resolutions possible. Faith in Jesus Christ gives us strength to leave the past behind and look ahead to a brighter future. I love you all and look forward with an eye of faith, not behind worrying about the past! Search diligently, pray always, and believe.

Love, Sister Freeman

Some of the sisters at the Visitor's Center :)

Sister Cooke (our mission mom) invited all the sisters to her home 
this morning for a breakfast pajama party!:)  It was so fun!

We heart attacked the door to President Cooke's office!:)

Sister Cooke is the one with the apron.:)  Best P-day ever!:)

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