Der Himmel

I didn't plan on writing today, so I'm going to do my best to type as fast as I can. I have hit major writer's block, but I don't want to continue to not write home!!

Quick update: Transfer calls came last week, and Sister Vreugdenhil and I are staying in Flensburg. It felt like April this past week. I got a splinter in my finger.

This past weekend was our fast and testimony meeting during church, this just means that we take the time to fast for 2 consecutive meals and on Sunday we all have the opportunity to share our testimony with the congregation if we want to. Elder Carl B. Pratt gave an amazing talk about the purpose of fasting and the blessings that come with it, read it here.

One of our senior members shared her testimony about God. She shared an experience she has during World War II. She told us that she was with her mother and younger brother in their garden. In the time of the war, they had very little to sustain themselves. She said that while they were in their garden, a loaf of white bread and chocolate appeared on the ground out of no where. Her 5 year old brother suddenly told their mother, 'Mom, look. It's from Heaven!' This elderly sister described the witness of the bread to be so pure and bright. She could not deny that this miracle was sent from a loving Father in the Heavens.

As I heard this woman share a tender moment in her life with us, I couldn't help but cry. I know God is our Father in Heaven. I know He is aware of our needs. And I know He provides us with what we need when we need it most.

Ich hab euch lieb,

Sister Quintana

There is beauty in every moment, you just have to search for it