Sunday, September 16, 2018

The Keystone of our Religion - September 18, 2017 - Rancho Cucamonga


Sister Allred and Sister Clinger - September 2017

Hi, my sweet Mommy Mom! :)

WOW!! A lot happened last week! I bet you are exhausted. One of the things that never ceases to amaze me is that you would never guess how tired you are and how many health problems you have by seeing the kind of work ethic you have. I'm always so proud of you. You inspire me every time I think of you when the work gets tough. I always think to myself, "I hope I'm as good of a missionary as Mom when she served." I love thinking about what kind of missionary you were. I can't imagine where we would be if you hadn't served a faithful mission. Mommy Mom....YOU ARE AMAZING!!!

I feel bad I can't remember that sweet lady that I love who is in the choir and she has red hair and takes really amazing pictures...but she gave me some oils before I came out and they are nearly gone. If you could send me some essential oils that would be incredible.

Alrighty, last week was great! Not just because we found 2 new investigators but they are both SO serious about investigating the church! I will keep you updated on them :)

As for our other investigators, it has been so hard to meet with them. But we have a couple of appointments set up this week with them. Many prayers go out to them as they investigate the church!

Sister Clinger and I are having so much fun out here serving. We laugh ALL the time and we work really hard and we strengthen each other. How have I been so blessed with companions??

Yesterday we were having a deep discussion about the importance of using the Book of Mormon in conversion. Okay so you know how we hear over and over again that the Book of Mormon is the keystone of our religion?? Which hopefully we are all confident that statement is true. But if it is the KEYSTONE of our religion why don't we act like it all the time?! Preach My Gospel has emphasized that we use the Book of Mormon as our MAIN source of teaching. So, Sister Clinger came up with this amazing idea for us to start teaching the missionary discussions from the Book of Mormon and working our way out to the pamphlets instead of teaching all from the pamphlet and then a small amount from the Book of Mormon. AH!!! We are stoked to see what that will do for those whom we teach. I have seen what the power of the Book of Mormon brings forth to those with hardened hearts and oh my goodness it's miraculous!!!

I finished reading Jacob and am now in Enos. My oh my do I admire Jacob!!!! I love when Sherem just tries so hard to destroy Jacobs testimony and Jacob then goes to say that he is "unshakeable"! Ohhhhhh my goodness!!!!!! His faith cannot be shaken. We can all learn from him and how his foundation is solidly placed on Christ and His gospel. Wow. Jacob 7....it's so good.

Okay so pretty much my whole life I thought the scriptures were so boring because I just could not understand them. I was so blind but now I see! When anyone talks about the scriptures I just feel like I need to hold my scriptures close to me and tell everyone how much I love them! Haha I'm obsessedπŸ˜‚Applying the principals we find in the scriptures to our missionary efforts is my favorite thing ever. We see that the knowledge we gain from our studies is used for so much good as we help others learn about the Gospel and come unto Christ.

I'm going to have to leave that right there or else this email is going to be 5 pages long that will be all about the scriptures haha.

OH! Elder Gaverret of the Seventy is visiting the mission tomorrow. We can't wait!!! I will take lots of notes and share my favorite things with you :)

Keep trying. Keep trusting. Keep believing. Keep growing. Heaven will be cheering you on today, tomorrow, and forever.

I love you to the moon and back my beautiful Mommy Mom. I am so incredibly blessed to have you. Have a wonderful week!

Love
Sister Allred

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From Mom:

Yesterday in my personal study, I was studying about Jesus Christ - Only Begotten Son. And the scripture in Moses 4:2 hit me like a ton of bricks, "But, behold, my Beloved Son, which was my Beloved and Chosen from the beginning, said unto me—Father, thy will be done, and the glory be thine forever." 

I have thought a lot about submitting ourselves to the will of our Heavenly Father. In fact, I think about it a lot! It carries me through so many difficulties and challenges. But, as I pondered about the Savior, and how He literally followed the will of our Father, right from the beginning. That was so powerful to me. And then I realized that is truly an answer for so many things, for us to follow Heavenly Father's will, even when we don't want to. But if we have the faith, and obedience, and move forward, our testimony will increase, and we will have heaven's strength and heaven's help in all that we do. In fact we always have heaven's help. We just need to learn to recognize it.

Anyway, it was amazing. The talks in Sacrament Meeting were wonderful. A young couple that are new in the ward spoke, Brother and Sister Richan. Sister Richan said, "If you pick up a stick, you also pick up the other end." She was speaking about agency, and when we make a choice, we are also choosing the consequence that comes along with our choice. Brother Richan said, "Are we in the game, or are we on the sidelines." That made me think also, how committed am I. Am I letting life pass me by, or am I in this all the way?

Well, I hope things are going well. We all love you, and pray for you constantly. People ask me about you all the time, how you are doing. Choir members are always so caring. They all love you so much.

Be strong and of a good courage my beautiful daughter! May the angels be round about you to bear you up!

I love you to the moon and back!
Mommy Mom

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Faith - September 11, 2017 - Rancho Cucamonga

My dear Mommy Mom,

I'm glad you liked my email :) I really loved yours even if it was short! You are my sweet Mommy and I love you so much!

K I'm going to start with the sour stuff and end with the sweet :)

Last week was a little crazy. Hahaha, I am going to try to not to sound like I am complaining because that is not what I want it to sound like. But Last week was HARD!!! I don't know what day it started but my knee has been in a lot of pain. I bought a knee brace today but it will still get occasional sharp pains. I'm a little worried. I'm going to be eating/drinking a whole lot more protein and drinking lots of milk for calcium...I went to town at the grocery store today! I also bought some really good multi vitamins. I hope it will have a lasting effect but who knows!! I have felt prompted to get a blessing from President Taylor as he is now super close. I'm looking forward to it. 

The tendency to get bashed is so much more common here than in the desert. Over and over again I felt as if Satan was attacking my spirit from all angles. Not getting discouraged is so hard. I never dealt with that in Apple Valley.

I was pondering about this a couple nights ago. I remembered last transfer I sincerely asked Heavenly Father for experiences that will strengthen my faith and testimony. I realized that my prayer has been clearly answered as I suddenly felt drawn to read Alma 8. As I read about Alma and his experience he had while trying to teach the gospel to the people in Ammonihah I felt a deep connection with him. Of course, our situation is not nearly as difficult as his. I mean thank goodness, we aren't teaching by ourselves, getting spit upon and being cast out from the city. However sometimes it feels that those things could happen! After the angel appeared to Alma and basically said that he has every reason to rejoice because he is being faithful to the things that God had commanded him to do. After the angel left, Alma received a crazy amount of motivation and returned to the city "speedily" to continue diligently to preach the gospel. He didn't let his hard experience in Ammonihah defeat him. He was strengthened and became more confident in the power and Spirit of the Lord. His faith and his desire to bring people into the fold increased!!!! 

Alma's story reminds me of Alma 32. It is one of my favorite chapters and I love the last verse.

Alma 32:43 Then, my brethren, ye shall reap the rewards of your faith, and your diligence, and patience, and long-suffering, waiting for the tree to bring forth fruit unto you.

Strengthening your faith and testimony wouldn't require diligence, patience or long-suffering if it was easy!! Plus aren't the most rewarding things in life the hardest things to earn? Receiving fruit from a tree is a lengthy and delicate process but the rewards are so sweet.

I'm thankful that my testimony is growing from the experiences I have been blessed with out here. I have the deepest gratitude for the chance that I have been given to serve. I love being a missionary and defending my faith in Jesus Christ. I know that I am a missionary for the true church on earth because I live by the teachings of our Savior Jesus Christ and have experienced the promised blessings from doing so. I love this church!

Thank you for the many thoughts and prayers! Keep trying. Keep trusting. Keep believing. Keep growing. Heaven will be cheering you on today, tomorrow, and forever.

I love you dearly my sweet and beautiful Mommy Mom. You are always in my prayers. Thank you for supporting me out here while I serve. This gospel means everything to me. I love you to the moon and back!

Love,
Sister Allred

Honey from the rock - September 4, 2017 - Rancho Cucamonga


Okay I have about 15 minutes to email and you know how slow I can be at typing! Bear with me!!!

Thank you for your email! It really uplifted me

I love Rancho. It has been raining here almost every day and it is still very warm but it's super humid. Adjusting to the different climate is interesting!!!! 

Our ward is quite small. Our bishop is AMAZING!!! He is pretty young and he is an institute teacher. We are excited to work with him.

I love Sister Clinger. She really is the companion that I need right now and I am the companion that she needs. We work really well together. She plays the piano! She loves it when I talk about you😊

Last week was a bit difficult. There is tons of work to be done here which is great on our part!! We love to teach so much! But I'll say tracting in extremely wealthy neighborhoods and walking up to multimillion dollar houses is scarier than I ever would have imagined. I am happy that I learned to be humble in Apple Valley and now I can keep my humility strong in this area.

Last thing I want to share before we go..."He made him ride on the high places of the earth, that he might eat the increase of the fields; and he made him to suck honey out of the rock, and oil out of the flinty rock;" (Deuteronomy 32:13) Right now this is my favorite scripture because it is very applicable to Sister Clinger and I. Does honey come from a rock? No. Does oil come from a flint? No! BUT the Lord provides! So, taking our area for example. We are quick to judge that the work is going to be so hard and be very slow. From hearing about the area from other missionaries we looked at our area like the rock that we can't get anything out of. We forgot about the key thing. Faith. Faith that the Lord will provide miracles for this area that may seem barren when it comes to successful missionary work. When we feel the urge to feel discouraged we say to each other "Honey from the rock." And our motivation picks up. It is going to be a great transfer. I am anxious for what the Lord has in store.

I love my Heavenly Father and my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I am thankful to be a humble servant of the Lord. I love this work.

Keep trying. Keep trusting. Keep believing. Keep growing. Heaven will be cheering you on today, tomorrow, and forever.

I love you to the moon and back my sweet and beautiful mommy mom! May the Lord's blessings be abundant for you this week

Love,
Sister Allred

Thoughts from Mom:
That hit me like a ton of bricks, as so often we have to trust in the Lord and His timing. In fact, during fast & testimony meeting yesterday, a couple of people bore their testimonies, and then there was silence for a couple of minutes. I felt prompted to get up (and I always hesitate as I bear my testimony about every other month). Anyway, I talked about that, and then just bore my testimony of Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ as our Savior and Redeemer, of the Book of Mormon, Pres. Monson, and the church, and then that Jesus is the Christ.

Preston and I just read 2 Nephi 31 yesterday. In fact, I told him that it is definitely one of my very chapters in all of the scriptures. I studied it a lot before I went on my mission. My favorite verse is 2 Nephi 31:20. We didn't have missionary plaques back then (I don't think) but if we would have, that would have been my missionary scripture!

He and I still study every night, one chapter in the Book of Mormon and a page (sometimes less) in Preach My Gospel. We are finishing up Lesson 2: The Plan of Salvation. It has been amazing to go through that with him, and discuss the gospel in depth, and the atonement of Jesus Christ, and the plan of Salvation. We feel the spirit each time we sit down to study.

I was reading various scriptures the other day, and this first one was very powerful to me. And then I found other scriptures that relate also.

"Seek the Lord, and ye shall live." (Amos 5:6)

"Draw near unto me and I will draw near unto you; seek me diligently and ye shall find me; ask, and ye shall receive; knock, and it shall be opened unto you. Whatsoever ye ask the Father in my name it shall be given unto you, that is expedient for you." (D&C 88:63-64)

"Seek ye the Lord while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near." (Isaiah 55:6)

"O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is." (Psalms 63:1)

"But behold, I did cry unto him and I did find peace to my soul." (Alma 38:8)

Sunday, August 19, 2018

God has a plan for all of us - August 28, 2017 - Apple Valley & Rancho Cucamonga




My dearest Mommy Mom,

Sister Clarke and I had a very busy week. My head is spinning! Our investigators have been doing so well. I hope and pray that they will be taken care of while we are gone. Yes, that means I have gotten transferred. I'm serving in Rancho Cucamonga. We left about 10 investigators. They are all women and our ward is getting blue washed (only Elders are in our ward now) Sister Clarke and I were pretty frantic when we found everything out. Sister Clarke was praying for guidance and answers yesterday morning. She asked Heavenly Father why he was letting both of us leave the people we were teaching because we love them so much. Her answer is something I will never forget, "I know you love them. But Sister Clarke I love them more. Trust in me and my plan." WOW! Isn't it so true though? God has a plan for all of us. My confidence in God is growing stronger and stronger. 

So, Sister Clarke left yesterday before dinner. It was hard and still is. I cried a lot yesterday and today. I will miss her dearly. She helped me completely fall in love with missionary work and serving the Lord and I thank Heavenly Father for blessing me with her as a wonderful companion. 

So, a little bit about Rancho...It so gorgeous down here and I love how I really do feel that I am in California. There are a lot of health food stores down here and that will be a huge blessing for me. We will be walking a lot because our area is on the smaller side and that means we can street contact a ton!! And our apartment is very nice. I feel a little bit spoiled. And my new companion is Sister Clinger!!!!!!! I've known her since she arrived in the mission and we have always been really good friends! She is a super hard worker and she is kind of a genius. We are super pumped to serve together and we are eager to get to work!

My studies are going really well. I just read 2 Nephi 31 about the Doctrine of Christ. That chapter is a go to as a missionary!! I love when it talks about how we must stay on the straight and narrow path if we are to obtain eternal life. The path we walk on these days is getting more and more narrow and the only way we can stay on it is if we focus on our Savior like what Peter needed to do while he was walking on water towards Christ. If he would have kept his focus on Jesus than he wouldn't have begun to sink or in this case we won't fall off the path. But the beauty of that story is that Christ reached out to Peter when Peter cried out for help. I love that!! It brings be so much comfort to know that Christ is always ALWAYS there to help us.

I am anxious for the things that I will learn in my new area. I have been asking Heavenly Father to bless me with a faith building experience so that I of course can build my faith, but so He can trust me as one of His humble servants to teach repentance and baptize converts.

Thank you for putting my name on the temple list. That means a lot to meπŸ’•That touches me about your sweet experience at the temple. The joy, love and fulfillment we get when we love and serve others is unlike any other. 

Thank you for your email! I loved reading it. I love you my beautiful mommy mom! I hope you have a great week!!!

Keep trying. Keep trusting. Keep believing. Keep growing. Heaven will be cheering you on today, tomorrow, and forever.

Love,
Sister Allred

Bye mommy mom!!! I love you to the moon and back!!!!!

Love,
Sister Allred



From Mom: I love you too! To the moon and back! I loved your email!

Thoughts from Mom:
I read a talk by Elder Neil L. Anderson a few days ago, and this quote hit me very deeply: "As our spiritual antennas are pointed heavenward, the Lord guides us to those we can help."

I went to the temple yesterday. It was a beautiful experience. There was a sister in a wheel chair in the session. She couldn't even sit up straight, and was completely hunched over. She was quite elderly. Anyway, there was a sister sitting near her that was helping her during the session, and one of the ordinance workers helped her also. They both had to lift her arms for everything, and had to help her with all the clothing. It was amazing to watch. It made me think of the Savior, and how He lifts us and helps us do the things that we cannot do ourselves. It was a very tender session.



Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Big Bear for P-day - August 21, 2017 - Apple Valley

I'm soooooo sorry this is going to be the quickest email ever. We got permission to go hiking in Big Bear for Sister Clarke's last p-day. 

Our week was incredible. our newer investigator S has her baptismal date for October 14!!!!!!!!!! she is incredible and wants this more than anything. We can feel God's love for her so strong

Yesterday we also had 2 investigators at sacrament. One of them was L!!! We hadn't seen her in almost 2 months. And guess what. HER DAD CAME WITH HER!!!!!!!! It was a great day. 

Again, I’m so sorry for this tiny tiny email but Sister Clarke has wanted to go to Big Bear for so long and now we have the opportunity. 

I hope your week is wonderful my beautiful mommy mom!!! I LOVE YOU TO THE MOON AND BACK!!!!

Love,
Sister Allred

PS I’m super super proud of Preston. He is amazing😍

Give my sweet family all hugs for me! I will let you know what happens for transfers next Monday. Be safe and I love you TONS!!!!!

Love,
Sister Allred

From Mom:
Preston's last day attending our ward was today. He blessed the sacrament, went to his other meetings, went to BYC, came home and then went home teaching, came home, and then went to SYM, came home, and then we went to his Court of Honor. What a day!

We did get some studying done tonight. We are in 2 Nephi 20... and we also finished the first discussion. WOW! We read a page a day in Preach My Gospel, and usually 2 pages a day in the Book of Mormon. 2 Nephi is a bit challenging (especially the Isaiah chapters), so I keep telling him that when we make it through those chapters, it will get a lot easier to understand. We have had some profound discussions about the Restoration. It is amazing. It has strengthened my testimony also, to study all of that in depth, and to discuss it with Preston! I really wish I could go on another mission someday. Maybe in about 10 years!

I love you to the moon and back! Enjoy Big Bear! Wow! Hope you get some great pictures!

From Mom:
Preston had his Eagle Scout Court of Honor tonight! He did it! I think it finally feels official to him, but remember he had his board of review on Dec. 14, 2016, so he has waited 8 months for the court of honor. But, there were four boys that were honored: Preston, Dallas, Brevin, and Noah. So, it was cool. Here are some pictures....













Saturday, July 28, 2018

A qualified missionary - August 14, 2017 - Apple Valley



Our beautiful area😁

Here are the new house mates we got at the beginning of the new transfer!
I can't believe I haven't told you about them yet!!
Sister Staples is a brand-new missionary!
And Sister Mayo is from the Philippines. They both are AMAZING!!!! 
We are soooo blessed to live with them and serve with them!  

!!WARNING!! So sorry if my email is all over the place and doesn't really make much sense. I have a really bad migraine haha!

My dearest Mommy,

Thank you for your email! I'm glad to hear that my sweet family is doing so well. Thank you for praying for me and Sister Clarke always. I love how loving you are to my dear companion. She is such a blessing to meThank you for being such a wonderful mother!!!!!!!

Yesterday at church the focus was on marriage and families!! It made me so happy. And for young women's we read through the Family: A Proclamation to the World and Sister Clarke and I just wanted to talk about our families ALL DAY! 

So, last week was CRAZY! We found 3 new investigators. All just so willing to learn. How blessed are we to teach them!?!? 

S was a referral from the YSA elders. She is a single mom with 2 kids. She has already been to church 5 times at a different ward. We taught her the Plan of Salvation and she soaked everything in. She is so ready.  Before she was passed over to us she had already created a plan for her to stop drinking coffee. Like WHAT??? In her words, she's eager to be worthy to be baptized! She's incredible!! 

Also, her daughter, age 6, I swear is just like me when I was a little girl. Boy is she sassy! She is obsessed with animals and princesses. She's just a little tom boyish and loves to climb on things. Her favorite chores are mopping and dusting. Shannon said that since her little brother was born she has not been wanting to "give up her spot" and started getting anxiety after her father left. Sound familiar!? Haha I bonded with her really fast and S was surprised! My goodness I love that little girl!!!!

Something I have learned in my studies is that there is a big difference from being a "called" missionary to being a "qualified" missionary. The steps that we need to be qualified missionaries is 1) having faith in Jesus Christ. 2) Having hope. 3) Having charity and love. 4) And having an eye single to the glory of God. Having learned that, I have a lot to work on! I want to be one who is qualified to be a part of His work. 

There was so much that happened last week I can't really seem to put it in words. It was amazing. Sister Clarke and I are having crazy amounts of motivation as she is getting ready to go home in 2 weeks. We are working so hard and praying even harder.

 I have developed a deep love for praying.  I now keep a prayer journal and right down questions that I want to ask Heavenly Father. I am finally getting out of the habit of robotic prayers. I love talking with Him, asking Him questions, waiting and listening to Him. 

Sometime last week I found myself frustrated with my weaknesses. Sister Clarke suggested that I ask God to help me and then she suggested that I go outside. I thought "Why on earth would I pray outside??" Then she said she notices that when we are outside I am much more calm and focused. So, I made the discovery that praying outside helps me stay focused and it also helps me feel closer to Heavenly Father. We have a teeny tiny little backyard but it's private enough for me to pray out there. So, when I prayed I asked God what I can do to turn my weaknesses into strength. My answer was to focus my studies on Christ!!! How brilliant!!! Christ was the perfect example and of course I am trying to be more like Christ every day! So, when I read that when you study the scriptures, you study about our Savior in the Topical Guide....WHOA!!!! Another answer to prayer!!! My goodness. I am so grateful. I have also been reading Jesus the Christ and I have been learning so much. I love my Savior and He is my best friendπŸ’•

Thank you for all of your prayers and for supporting me in my spectacular adventure of serving the Lord and finding those searching for the truth. There is nothing better. I love every day, every minute, and every second I am out here being a missionary. Thank you, mom, for helping me get out here in the field. I love you so much and I hope your week is full of blessings!

Keep trying. Keep trusting. Keep believing. Keep growing. Heaven will be cheering you on today, tomorrow, and forever.

Love,

Sister Allred



We had a special lesson with Sister Koons and her nearly perfect daughter Ella. This little girl is remarkable. We knew that Ella's 8th birthday was soon so our lesson was about how we are princesses because we are daughters of a Heavenly King. It was such a perfect lesson for her!! We gave her a little crown to wear and in the middle of it she ran and changed into her dress so she could "feel even more like heavenly father's princess" ❤






This is the handicapped man I told you about. He has a heart of gold!!


Last P-day we had fun making bath soaps at a less active member's house
and she her pitbull recently had 9 puppiesπŸ˜πŸ’•



We have family home evening with the sweet ladies
at the Rock Springs retirement home every Thursday night❤

Ether 12:27 - August 7, 2017 - Apple Valley

Hi Mommy Mom😊

How are you?? How is your health doing? I'm so glad that your lesson went well. Does Preston go to that class now? Or does he still go with the youth? 

So, grandma is a bit nervous for school to start. Is her strength coming back pretty good? I pray for her. Tell her thank you for me. She sent me a beautiful letter. She is another incredible that I have been blessed with

I'm so proud of Preston. Haha I miss him so much! He is the greatest kid! He is destined to do incredible things. I'm sure you know that!! I'm sure you are proud of Spencer and Ben. I truly have amazing brothers. HOW DID I GET SO LUCKY????

We had a very very nice week. Yesterday, we sat by a sweet medically less active lady during sacrament. Last fast Sunday (this really shouldn't happen haha!) but our investigator L bribed me into bearing my testimony. Since I bore it last month I was definitely not planning on sharing it again!! So, this less active (haha she's so cute) so she leans over to me and whispers to me, "If I go up can you come with me?" What was I supposed to do? Say no?! The second she asked me I had an overwhelming feeling of the Spirit. That sweet sister softened my heart. I bore my testimony of repentance, forgiveness, the Atonement, and Christ's love. I talked about the experience that I had last week when I was emailing you and I singled out the teenagers a little bit and told them that someday I hope they forgive their parents because parents KNOW EVERYTHING! Many parents came up to me afterwards and thanked me. I hoped that my experience with the Atonement could help someone else. My goodness how blessed we are to have the Atonement!!!

We have a new investigator! Her name is M. We found her street contacting and she is AWESOME!!! She talked about a few huge things that she is struggling with right now so we shared Ether 12:27 with her and she was just mind blown. She already loves the Book of Mormon. She asked us to please come back! We have an appointment with her tomorrow. We are excited to see how it goes!

Yesterday we had dinner with a member and there were 2 nonmembers there. One of them was a family member and the other his caregiver. D (the family member) is severely disabled because 6 years ago he got a flu shot and had an extreme reaction which caused him to now be special needs. Don't you think that made me feel just GREAT about shots??? AHHHHH NO!!!! Haha anyways that's not the point of why I wanted to share this. He used to ride professionally ride horses in rodeos! His speech is extremely slow. It takes him about 2 minutes to say a complete sentence. I had a really sweet connection with him. He said I sounded just like his younger sister she is also a member of the churchπŸ’•He was the sweetest thing. Despite his major challenges, he couldn't stop saying how much he loved life.  I thought of Joshua boy a lot while we were with him. People with special needs are warriors. They are so pure. D teared up when we shared the Restoration with him. He felt God's love for him. It was such a special experience. 

Missionary work is the best!! You can meet so many people that heavily impact your life and because of the gospel they can experience the same thing. It's a win-win situation. Why wouldn't people want to do missionary work??? Look for opportunities to be missionaries! You don't need a name tag! It's part of our divine calling as members of the church.

Thank you for everything my wonderful Mommy Mom! I hope your week goes great and that everyone treats you like a queenπŸ˜„I love you to the moon and back!

Keep trying. Keep trusting. Keep believing. Keep growing. Heaven will be cheering you on today, tomorrow, and forever.

Love, 
Sister Allred

Can you give grandma a hug for me and tell her I love her??