It has been a really good week...I just have to say that I love being a missionary!! To think that 2 years ago I wasn't even planning on serving a mission. And now I can't imagine my life without serving a mission. It has changed my life in so many ways already, and I still have a long ways to go and so much more to gain and learn! Let's see....Monday we had to cut our P-day short because we got to go to the temple on Friday with our zone! Woohoo! So we got to go see Sister Eckhard who recently had her surgery and she is doing SO much better! Recovering very well, and we sang her one of her favorite hymns as she was laying in her bed which really brought the spirit! It's amazing what music can do. I was worried I wasn't going to be able to play the piano and use music to share my testimony like I always have been able to, but I have had SEVERAL opportunities to play the piano! I have been asked to play the piano for district meetings, zone trainings, Trail Center training, the Trainer/Trainee meeting, and I was even asked to play in Relief Society at church one week!
Then Tuesday I had the most amazing experience being able to sing the National Anthem at the baseball game! I've never been to a real baseball game before, so it was soooo exciting! We had 6 sisters and 6 elders! I guess they have what's called "Mormon Night" so they ask missionaries to sing for them every year and I got to do it this time! So cool! Sister Mahlstede had to stay back at the Trail Center though :/ It was the Nebraska team called Storm Chasers...I don't know haha I've never heard of 'em...but it was awesome! We had a lot of fun doing that.
|Trying to look serious with our cool shades on hehe|
|This is at a member's house when we had dinner with them. They have this pavilion thing in their backyard and they have all the missionaries write their names all over it, so here's mine :)|
|This is the group of us that sang at the baseball game :)|