Interviews in The Dalles Zone

Tuesday in The Dalles!  We are back on the road again this week, continuing the interviewing.  Today we went south to Goldendale, The Dalles, Hood River and White Salmon.  It is beautiful country down in these southern parts.  The world is green.  We had some rain today which made it even more beautiful.

Our first stop was in Goldendale where we met with Sister Mork and Sister Grigg:2017-4-11 Interviews The Dalles Zone (1)When asked, What is the best piece of advice your mother ever gave you, these missionaries answered:

Sister Mork:  Pray about it.

Sister Grigg:  You’ll thank me later

Elder Johnson and Elder Hunt, serving in The Dalles 1st Ward2017-4-11 Interviews The Dalles Zone (4)Elder Johnson:  Don’t worry.  It will all work out in the end.

Elder Hunt:  Love your family, you’ll miss them someday!

2017-4-11 Interviews The Dalles Zone (7)Elder Adams and Elder Tapia, serving in The Dalles Spanish2017-4-11 Interviews The Dalles Zone (9)Elder Adams:  Don’t be stupid!

Elder Tapia:  Every night as I went to bed, “Don’t forget to pray.”

Elder Adams wore his South African tie for me today!2017-4-11 Interviews The Dalles Zone (11)2017-4-11 Interviews The Dalles Zone (12)2017-4-11 Interviews The Dalles Zone (14)2017-4-11 Interviews The Dalles Zone (16)

Next we drove downstream to Hood River.  While waiting for interviews, Elder Goodwin had a sewing lesson from Sister Oman.2017-4-11 Interviews The Dalles Zone (17)2017-4-11 Interviews The Dalles Zone (18)We delivered packages.2017-4-11 Interviews The Dalles Zone (19)2017-4-11 Interviews The Dalles Zone (20)

Elder Leavitt and Elder Bird, Zone Leaders serving in The Dalles 2nd Ward were in Hood River today doing exchanges.2017-4-11 Interviews The Dalles Zone (21)Elder Leavitt:  Remember who you are.

Elder Bird:  If you want to be happiest, listen to the Spirit.

Elder Olson and Elder Goodwin, serving in Stevenson2017-4-11 Interviews The Dalles Zone (26)Elder Olson:  Remember God loves you for who you are.  Always trust in Him.

Elder Goodwin:  Sometimes the person that can be hardest on us is ourselves.  Learn to forgive yourself for the things the Lord has already forgiven you for.

2017-4-11 Interviews The Dalles Zone (28)The Omans, serving in White Salmon and Stevenson2017-4-11 Interviews The Dalles Zone (29)Elder Oman:  Pray every day, morning and night.

Sister Oman:  In 86 years, my mother hasn’t given a single piece of advice.  She’s just lived a lifetime example of service and love!

2017-4-11 Interviews The Dalles Zone (30)Hermana Lindsay and Hermana Fano serving in White Salmon, Spanish2017-4-11 Interviews The Dalles Zone (32)Hermana Lindsay:  My mom always taught me the importance of trying your best and that I can do hard things.

Hermana Fano:  Don’t withhold a compliment.

Hermana Aldrich and Hermana Robinson serving in Hood River Spanish2017-4-11 Interviews The Dalles Zone (35)Hermana Aldrich:  Be comfortable with who you are.

Hermana Robinson:  Move forward with a twinkle in your eye, a smile on your face, and a strong deep purpose in your heart!

Care package arrived!2017-4-11 Interviews The Dalles Zone (37)2017-4-11 Interviews The Dalles Zone (38)Elder Hanna made treats for us!2017-4-11 Interviews The Dalles Zone (44)Elder Poloncic and Elder Hanna, serving in Hood River2017-4-11 Interviews The Dalles Zone (46)Elder Poloncic:  Smile!!

Elder Hanna:  You grow closer to your family as you grow closer to the Savior.

Tonight we went across the river to White Salmon where we met these Hermanas again while Jesus had a baptismal interview.  He’s wonderful!2017-4-11 Interviews The Dalles Zone (47)Bishop Goodrich and his counselor were also there.  These are great men.  It’s exciting to see the work going forward here.2017-4-11 Interviews The Dalles Zone (49)

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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