Dear Family, and also any pets who wish to hear about Finland :)
This past week was great. We had zone conference in tampere where I was able to interview with President Brown. What a great man! He taught me some great life lessons. Then is conference each message hit home. Sister Brown taught about peace and how to attain your vision for yourself. I liked the part which she said that if you are not reaching your vision then exercise more faith to reach it. Then President taught me about working smarter not harder. By applying this principle I have found greater peace in missionary work. I love
Pori is a great city. The members take care of us quite well. One member taught Elder Pond and I how to make pulla (sweet bread) and apple cake. Both came out great though Finns like to use a lot of butter. I might be moving so please keep sending all letters and packages to the Helsinki address.
This Saturday and Sunday I was sick so I was in the apartment with Elder Pond. Wow, it was hard to just lie in bed when I felt I needed to be outside. The Lord comforted me so I could recover in peace. Thank you for your prayers I love each of you so much.
And now, my sons, remember, remember that it is upon the rock of our Redeemer, who is Christ, the Son of God, that ye must build your foundation; that when the devil shall send forth his mighty winds, yea, his shafts in the whirlwind, yea, when all his hail and his mighty storm shall beat upon you, it shall have no power over you to drag you down to the gulf of misery and endless wo, because of the rock upon which ye are built, which is a sure foundation, a foundation whereon if men build they cannot fall.