Elder Austin Ralphs

Misionero de la Iglesia de Jesu Cristo de los Santos de los Ultimos Dias

Friday, July 12, 2013

Heavenly Father knows

...As they told us all of that I couldn't help but think of you, Mom and Dad, and about your purpose as our parents, and about all of the love support and help that I felt when I was back home and still feel now. We talked with the family for about 45 minutes and it was one of the most spiritual Family Home evenings that I've ever been in. But the best part of this whole story was at the very end. 

Monica, who had tears on her cheeks, told Elder Cernades and me about how, not but an hour before we came, that she went to her room and prayed because of the hard day that she was having.  And she told us that in her prayer she had asked God to send the missionaries to her house to come help her out of it.  When she said that I started to cry a little bit too.

That experience is one that I'll always remember, and it reminded me that I don't deserve any credit for what we do because it was God who knew what was needed and when it was needed.