Archive | June, 2013

Week 6- Day 7

20 Jun

a great day got to talk to my family and fly to mexico.its way diffrent here. i have to speak all spanish because my companion elder consopo cant speak a ick of english lol. he is a great missionary though. My apartment isnt that great, but hey its a new experince this poverty thing, im sure ill get used to it!!

Week 6 – Day 6

20 Jun

sunday my last day in the mtc. i have about 10 awesome stories but ill only share a few.one was from sister williams in the branch presidencys wife. her 11yr old daughter flew solo and on thereturn flight there was a terrible storm and the plane couldnt land. the information was 20more minutes and the plane would delay to vegas and her daughter would be just fine with the flight attendents in the hotel there…yeah right lol, anyway sister williams went into the bathroom and cried unto heavenly father. she came back out and the information people had great news her daughters pilot had found a hole in the clouds and was landing. now you could say thats coincidence, but its not because ill tell you this no other plane landed in that airport that night. miracle at its best. i guess ill put two more stories i love them both. one is of maxine told to me by president hollister. maxine who was old 50-60 had terminal cancer. president hollister gave her a blessing but before he did, he through the spirit said these words, maxine you are a richeous woman, what ever you desire of the lord, he will grant you it. she asked to live long enough to take care of her husband. 18yrs later, still with terminal cancer when she should of lived a few more months, looking and acting as healthy as can be, her husband got sick, she was talking with president hollister and said you need to plan two funerals. that next day he died, and her the day after. the lord had indeed granted her wish. one more from president nash who was our devotional speaker. The story of josh barret. elder nash was then the mission president. well a shy elder but a very good one josh barret arrived in the field. he and his father before his mission were best friends. a year out in the field, joshs father died. josh had a peace though that his father wanted him to continue on, and so he did. till 2 days before he came home, he was killed instantly in a car crash. now that seems like a horrible story, but continue on joshs uncle at the funeral told this story of the dream he had had just the night before. i was ina room, simalar to a celastial room in the temple. a frantic search was on for a person to pair with a paticular gentelman, for they were reciving callings and he needed his companion. so finally the man spoke up and said i know just who. he ran out of the door and returned when in walks josh, who strode in and huged his new companion, his father. now, that puts death into prospective its just a passing into another part. a beautiful story and i just love the knowledge i have in the gospel and of things that comfort and give hope. if anyone reading this doesnt understand part of the blog or wants to know more about somthing please my email is james.marasso@myldsmail.net email me.

Week 6 – Day 5

20 Jun

my last saturday in the mtc, so i had my zone alllll right thier testimonies in my journal. i would like to share them sometime in the future, because they are powerful and a lifter for me personally but another day.

Week 6 – Day 4

20 Jun

Had trc, which is like a all day class that teaches you everything else you dont learn in the mtc. it was great and i do feel much more prepared. the teacher told us of a story of his mission. alex and her mom, and 2 friends ended up baptised from him. but he went much further, alex had a friend who wanted her to go to mass. so she of course went and the priest was bashing on guess who mormons. she finally stood up when he said and the Book of Mormon wasnt true. she said sir, i happen to be a mormon sand ive read and know the book of mormon is true, and the things you have said are simply not true…she was only 16 at the time ill add, so she walked out. after mass, several memebers of the chatholic church came up and asked her to know more about this book of mormon, she ended up being the missionary for them. love that story:)

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me and my teacher hermano vargus

17 Jun

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Week 6 – Day 3

17 Jun

of course, soon as i write that the next day im gonna get my visas right! well i did! headed to arizona phoneix then off to hermosillo mexico! got to call home for just a few short minutes but it was really nice.

Week 6 – Day 2

17 Jun

simply waiting for the visias. not much else to be said.