We contacted a lot of people this week and 3 of them really stuck out.
Adam - I had contacted him before about 2 months ago and have not really seen him walking his dog to be able to talk to him again. He is a service manager/Janitor at a nearby school. He has a good friend who is LDS. We contacted him with a member from our ward, Franky , who is 17 a senior in High School. Had a great talk with him about these new video's that just came out on mormonchannel.org based on the 12 step program, but has people's testimonies of each step as well as inviting him to the 12 step Addiction Recovery Program run by our church in Huntington Beach.
Sarah- Right after the previous contact, talking with Adam, we talk with Sarah. She was just down the street walking her dog and we asked what her dog's name was and she asked if we were Mormon. We asked if she had any questions at first or would like to know more. She didn't have any questions, but now really wants to read if we left something with her. Then just as we were going to say goodbye. The Idea to say a prayer popped into my head. She said she would. After the prayer all the sudden she said I do have one Question: " What is the most difficult thing for you guys, in your belief?" We asked her what she meant and pretty much shared what we believed from one of us and the other sharing when someone slowly lost their Faith in God. She said," it is interesting you mention that. My friend, who believes very strongly in God, has begun to fall away from a belief in God." From this she asked us about 3 Heavens, The Plan Of Salvation. Then we were able to leave her with a pamphlet that she would read and then a website to visit! She said a prayer before we left :)
Then the last one we had just gotten out from lunch and our afternoon study for the day and walking around an apartment complex to go see a member in the area. Elder Garcia and I just walked into the area and smelled something amazing!. BBQ! as we entered the area we saw a guy in the complex court yard BBQ ing. Elder Garcia said that smells Amazing! NEXT thing we heard was "do you want a Hot Dog!?" We both looked at each other and said YEA :) . We spent another 20 minutes talking with this man, Greg, about his friend Kelly who he would go with him boating, fly fishing and other trips back in Utah. Kelly is a member of the Church. It made such an impression on him, but unfortunately he passed a way a little bit ago. It was really fun! The Hot dogs were really good :) He thanked us for reminding him of his friend Kelly and for that reason made it a great day for him!
WELL, LOVE YOU ALL!
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