Author Archives: ortonlindsey

Mission Accomplished

This is a thought I was typing a few weeks ago but now I have the chance to send it. In the April 1971 general conference Sterling W. Sill said, “Certainly the most successful lives are those that have the … Continue reading

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Walking in the Sand

Well this week was great. We found more great people to teach, I got to go through the temple, and saw the coolest lighting storm with the craziest thunder. On Monday we got to the Botanical Gardens in Aburi. The … Continue reading

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We Found the Village

This week went by super-fast. Every day was packed full of lessons and activities. We haven’t got anyone that we are currently teaching that looks promising so all of the things I could share wouldn’t have a good follow up … Continue reading

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Everyone Needs Blessings

We had a few really cool experiences this week that helped remind me of lessons I have learned. On Tuesday we were passing through an area and felt we should stop and visit one of our strongest members. We knocked … Continue reading

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Mercy Stew

This week was full of teaching, finding, and meeting with more members. That is a good thing. We have worked hard. We usually have one or two things get in our way. The first when we get to the door … Continue reading

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Scrabble

This week went great. Last Monday we were invited over to Brother Umeh’s house (the Elders Quorum President) for a family night that doubled as a farewell dinner for Elder Bofando. We played a game of scrabble while we waited … Continue reading

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Shocking Discoveries and Powerful Prayer

On Tuesday it rained a lot. That made getting to district meeting interesting because we were carrying a cake. We planned a sendoff celebration for Elder Matswake and we paid a member’s wife to make us a cake. I wanted … Continue reading

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