Another AMAZING week!!
This week we found out that there was a little concert taking place in Wan Chai put on by the Mission home for any missionaries that wanted to go with an investigator. We didn’t have anyone that was free, so we decided to take Leung Popo, the 95 year old recent convert! And let me tell you, it was such a fun experience! You could literally just be going to the store to buy some eggs with Leung Popo and she would make it an adventure! She would laugh at everything and constantly be cracking jokes. And also sometimes she would cross the street illegally which is a little scary, but we found out that she can run surprisingly fast! The musical performance was really good and a nice refresher for the week!
Also this week we found a new investigator, actually three of them! There is a family that comes to English class every week and last week a member invited them to go to church and they came! We have taught them a couple times since then and I really hope that they will continue to meet with us. We have been working really hard to find some new people to teach. It is kind of crazy though, because the kids are 9 and really hard to get to focus, but it’s a challenge that we’ll take!
I also found out that I have been mixing up the word for boat and grandchild almost the entire time that I have been here. They are pretty much the same word, but one is high tone and the other is low tone. I have no idea how many times I have accidentally asked someone how many boats they have.
This week we also went out to Korean BBQ with a member which was really fun! Just imagine any and all kinds of meat laid out on a table. And then imagine that at your table you have a little grill where you you can cook all of your own food. And then imagine how much bacon I probably ate. I also ate some salted turkey kidney which was actually surprisingly good once you got over how crunchy it was!
Another funny story: this week we were on the tram going finding and this old man sat down next to me. I tried to talk to him and ask how he was, but all he did was look at me sternly, pull a portable radio out of his short pocket, turn on some Chinese music, put it back in his pocket, stare at me for another second, and then turn away. Haha sometimes people just don’t want to talk to you!
Because it is father’s day, I want to say how incredibly lucky I am to have had such a great father and example in my life! There are too many times that we don’t thank the people that have done the most for us as often as we ought to. I am also so grateful for a loving Heavenly Father who loves us perfectly. He doesn’t love us because we’re perfect, but He does love us perfectly. Say a prayer tonight and just thank Him for all of the many blessings that He has given you! It will make you feel so much better!
Have a superb week!
Sister Leah Crockett
18 Dorset Crescent
Kowloon Tong, Kowloon
Some sisters at a dumpling making activity