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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Grossed Out

Having fun in the car

February 17, 2015

            So at District meeting today we ate balut which is a half-incubated duck egg.  I still feel sick.  Our District Leader made it for us because he and the rest of our district are from the Philippines and that is something they eat over there.  Google some pictures or if you have a weak stomach it might be better not to.

            I’m having a good time here in Elizabeth with my companion, Sister Clarke. We had an awesome Valentine’s Day because a single sister in the ward took us out for Chinese food and bought us Valentines donuts.  They were really good.

            I'm running out of time, but I love you all so much.

Sister Rogers
Bad picture of the donuts we got on Valentine's Day

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Another Week in the Garden State

February 9, 2015

            NO time to write this week, so maybe I will actually get some letters out to you.  We finally have a branch mission leader.  We haven't had one in about 3 months, so we are super excited.  They actually had to move him from the Spanish ward to the English ward because our ward is so small it needed to happen.

            Our investigator who has cancer went to the hospital because he got the flu.  It is so horrible and he is so sick.  His name is Rafael and if you could pray for him that would be great.


            We were about to check out some referrals that had been given to us when right outside the building, a man and his wife were trying to get their car off the ice. They were having a really hard time of it so we spent about 15 minutes pushing the car back and forth to get it on the road.  Afterwards, the husband said we could come back over and we taught them and their five-week-old baby girl the next day.  It was such a neat experience.  I love how God puts us exactly in the places we need to be.

Sister Rogers

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Snow Miracles

February 2, 2015

            Well if anyone was watching the New York or New Jersey news, you would know on Monday when I last wrote they were predicting this crazy storm.  It was supposed to be so terrible that they shut the bus and subways down; In addition, if you were caught on the street past 11:00in New York they would give you up to a $300 ticket.

            The storm was nothing to be alarmed by.  In fact, it blew over and we only got about 10 inches. So I have learned something in New Jersey. Never trust a weather man.

Miracle This Week

            Recently we had received a headquarters referral that a man wanted a bible.  We dropped the bible off, but it became very hard to get in contact with him to see when we could come visit him.  Many times we stopped by and either he would be at work or sleeping.  Of course the night we stopped by, he was sleeping, but his college-aged daughter started asking us questions.  It was amazing how she had grown up in such a strict church (They are not allowedto wear pants or make up).  She was discovering man's truth and God's truth for herself.  She was actively trying to understand what God wanted her to do.  We are so excited to teach her next week.

            We also had called a random less-active in our phone that was not on our branch list.  We met with him on Saturday and found out he had never been baptized.  He just likes being called brother with his last name.  He also came to church on Sunday.  So awesome.

I love you all.

Keep sharing God's love,

Sister Rogers