Interviews with Yakima Valley Spanish

2017-3-29 Interviews Yak Valley (1)Today we met in the Englewood building with the Yakima Valley Spanish Zone.  It was a wonderful long day of good visiting.  Come take a look.2017-3-29 Interviews Yak Valley (3)2017-3-29 Interviews Yak Valley (4)Elder Wunderlich and Elder Favila are the Zoneleaders here serving in the North East area, Englewood Branch.2017-3-29 Interviews Yak Valley (5)The best piece of advice my mother ever gave me:

Elder Wunderlich:  Never worry about what’s out of your control, only focus on how you decide to act.

Elder Favila:  The best thing you can do for someone is SMILE!

Elder Camden Nielson and Elder Blake serving in Yakima Valley East, Englewood Branch2017-3-29 Interviews Yak Valley (6)Elder Blake:  (That’s literally like asking me for the best advice in the Book of Mormon!)  My mom always said, “Just deal with it!” or “Man up! or Get over it!”

Elder Nielson:  Be your best self!

Elder Donakey and Elder Ryan Nelson serving in the Selah/Naches areas, Englewood Branch2017-3-29 Interviews Yak Valley (14)Elder Donakey:  Keep the commandments, not because you’re told, but to be able to enjoy a personal relationship with your Heavenly Father.

Elder Nelson:  Distinguish between priorities and always focus on what is most important, then set priorities well.

2017-3-29 Interviews Yak Valley (15)Sister Love.2017-3-29 Interviews Yak Valley (16)2017-3-29 Interviews Yak Valley (18)Hermana Hull and Hermana Young serving in the Yakima North area, Englewood Branch2017-3-29 Interviews Yak Valley (23)Hermana Hull:  Play the piano and don’t quit!

Hermana Young:  “Big girl you are beautiful!”

Herman Dungan and Hermana Torrez, STLs in the Yakima Central area, Englewood Branch2017-3-29 Interviews Yak Valley (24)Hermana Dungan:  If it won’t matter two years from now, it’s not important and not worth it. (Hermana Dungan’s mother passed away while she’s been here on her mission.)

Herman Torrez:  Remember the Church is true, the people are not.2017-3-29 Interviews Yak Valley (28)2017-3-29 Interviews Yak Valley (29)Hermana Powell and Hermana Knight serving in the Moxee Ward and Terrace Heights Branch2017-3-29 Interviews Yak Valley (32)Hermana Powell:  Wake up and go to bed at the same time as your husband.

Hermana Knight:  Be extra smiley and nice because you’re tall and that is intimidating.

Elder Sanchez and Elder Beaumont serving in the Yakima South East area2017-3-29 Interviews Yak Valley (37)Elder Sanchez:  Be consistent with your goals.  (Don’t be flakey.)

Elder Beaumont:  Do the work before you have fun.

Elder Gallacher and Elder West serving in Union Gap, Terrace Heights Branch2017-3-29 Interviews Yak Valley (41)Elder Gallacher:  Learn to accept God’s love for you.  We always worry about insignificiant things even though we have the most powerful being in the universe looking after us.

Elder West:  Be simple and practical.2017-3-29 Interviews Yak Valley (39)2017-3-29 Interviews Yak Valley (43)

Elder Amat and Elder Nunez serving in the Yakima South East area, Terrace Heights Branch2017-3-29 Interviews Yak Valley (38)Elder Amat:  Read the Book of Mormon in Spanish!  It will help you learn Spanish!!

Elder Nunez:  Use your special gifts as you work with investigators and trust God 100%.  Be smart.

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2017-3-29 Interviews Yak Valley (48)As we were getting ready to leave, Englewood Branch members were arriving.  Here is our favorite Presidente Moreno and his family.2017-3-29 Interviews Yak Valley (46)Because we were running so far behind (our norm), our last Elders missed their dinner hour, so we picked up some sandwiches before their next appointment.2017-3-29 Interviews Yak Valley (50)2017-3-29 Interviews Yak Valley (51)2017-3-29 Interviews Yak Valley (52)What an outstanding group today.  What fun.  Almost 10 hours or interviews with no breaks.  Wow.  “As thy days may demand, so thy succor shall be.”  We feel it.

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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