Monday, July 2, 2018

Last One!

                   Giant Rubix cube shout out to the cousins!!

Last trip to Uljin 
Dog soup dog soup!!

Last pday!! Went to the bath house super early and then went over to a members house for ribs♡ then they took us around Pohang to sightsee!

A member from another branch I served in that came to visit for the last time before I go.

Hey everybody,

Well this is officially the last email I'll be sending, it's crazy to me. Time has gone too fast and I'm so thankful for the time I've had to serve in Korea. I'm forever thankful for the things I've learned, people I've met, and the opportunity I've had to share what I love with the people here. And most of all I'm thankful for the time I've had to strengthen my relationship with my Savior. It may be time to go but the memories and effects its had on my life will last forever.

I'll see you all next week.
I love you!
Sister Stout

Sunday, June 24, 2018

June 25, 2018

Hello everybody!

Well if you're still reading these, you're awesome. Haha. Time is going so fast and I'm just ignoring the fact I'm going home soon. Don't know if that's the best thing buuut it seems to be working! 

This week was another week of miracles and I wanted share a couple! So recently a lot of our investigators started not calling us back and kind of disappearing, which has been really frustrating! We've had a hard time finding people that are actually interested and things just weren't working. We started this week with a fast to help of find new investigators, and woah. This week has been amazing. We started meeting all kinds of interested people on the street, getting member referrals. All of which has just been the biggest miracle. 

And another amazing miracle that was seen this week, you all I'm sure already saw on the news, but North Korea and South Korea are making huge steps towards peace that just amaze me. You'd think me being in Korea I would know a lot, but haha not watching the news I know very little! But when I first came to Korea we practiced emergency evacuations and what to do in case North Korea attacked. To now a year and a half later mile stones being made. There is all kinds of talk here about a train they're going to build from Busan to North Korea. That is something I never thought I'd get to see while on my mission and has been the answer to so many prayers. It's been a huge reminder of the huge plan Heavenly Father has and how He is in control of it all. He hears our prayers and is taking care of us. I hope you all are having a great week!

Sister Stout

Ps. My homecoming is coming up! It will be July 15th at 11:00 at the Paradise Church♡ (I can get the address later!) I'd love to see you all there♡

Monday, June 18, 2018

June 17, 2018

Well hello again,

Another great week has flown by. It brought with it my last Zone Conference, and sharing my final testimony. The feels are weird and all over the place, but as I was reflecting on my mission, thinking of what I wanted to say, it just left me in awe. The last year and a half has been so amazing and I wouldn't trade it for anything. There was a talk shared and they talked about the power and strength of our testimony. Our testimony isn't something we gain, and then it's done. Each day our testimony either has the ability to progress or degress. They compared it to an escalator. Life is always moving and Satan is always working on us. If we want to keep our testimony strong, we have to be moving and strengthening it each day. And in this crazy world always changing, we can't afford to stop walking, or stop trying. One question that was asked kindof made me think and I wanted to share it with you all. He said, "When was the last time you prayed to God and asked him if Joseph Smith really saw God?" I know I couldn't come up with an answer. Knowing something is true once, getting that good feeling and moving on, is not enough. We need our testimony on these foundational truths strengthened each day. We all know that through the Restoration, the Gospel was restored and everything was forever changed, but, do we recognize the power that has each day in our lives? It's a lot of deep questions, but I really want to challenge you all to think about it.. the power it has is incredible.

I send all of my love!

Sister Stout

Monday, June 11, 2018

June 11, 2018

Hello everybody♡♡

I'm low on time today, but hey I sent lots of pictures in place of words. A picture is worth a million words right? Haha. This week has been great, yet again. Time is going fast and I'm just soaking it all up. I know the Church is true and I'm forever thankful for the opportunity I've had share it. It's led to so much happiness, growth and forever friends. 
Sending my love!

Sister Stout