Wednesday, April 27, 2016

April 25, 2016

This week was another awesome week! Every day on the mission is just awesome! My companion and I got some new hobbies the last few weeks. I would have never guessed that I would have enjoyed them but we have started to play tennis with the members on preperation day! its so much harder than I expected! but its way fun! and the other hobbie is double dutch jump roping! The one that all of the elementry school girls do where they spin two ropes in opposite directions and you jump in the middle hahah Elder Ferris and I both really like jump roping and we decieded to try the "dutching" and now the whole zone is in on it and we wake up early to meet and "dutch" for our morning excercise hahaha who would have known!
       But our area is doing really good, our most progressing investigatior is named Adam. He is a 12 year old and he lives with his Grandma who is a member. He asks some really deep doctrine questions but we are just focusing on building his testimony. He is working to be baptized on the 21 of May. and we are really excited for him. and we found some new investigators this week that we are excited to meet with again next week. but we had a miracle. this woman in our ward asked us for a blessing. she is about to go on a mission and she is the only member in her family and her family is against the church, when she told her mom she was going on a mission her mother stopped telling her that she loved her.  she has been struggling finding work to save up for her mission, and she was sick all at the same time. so she asked if we could give her a blessing, and in the blessing there was some really big promises about her health and work and also about the softening of her families hearts. but two days later she texted us and told us that after the blessing she recovered from her sickness in time to go to a job interview that she got. and not only did they want her to start, they wanted her to start the very next day, and they increased her pay to way more that she had expected! it was a strong testimony builder of the priesthood power! it is truly Gods power on the earth today, i felt so blessed to be able to participate in that blessing. I know that our prophet and apostles are lead by that exact same power! if you are struggling with anything and you dont feel like there is anything else you can do, than ask for a priesthood blessing. its amazing to see the Lords hand in the work every single day! When we do our best then the Lord will take care of the rest, but only if we do our best :) I love you all so much, I hope that you have an amazing week, I'm praying for you always!
Love Elder Wiser

this is a liquid cooled computer. . . . . . . .one of the former members of the church invited us into his house while tracting to show us his new hobbie. he likes to build computers that have radiatiors!

this is the tongatukino family ! we are teaching their 8 year old daughter the missionary lessons before she is baptized! this is tj he is so cute!

the sisters baked us a cake, and as a miracle for nan right after we did the fast for grandma!

Thursday, April 21, 2016

April 17, 2016


So we got transfer news!!!!!!!!!!!!! yayayay I will be staying for another transfer with Elder Ferris in Dandenong! I couldn't be more happy! We have been having a blast! and he is such an amazing teacher and so I learn a lot from him, but this week we have had some serious miracles. 
     One of them was, Elder Ferris and I have been focusing on asking inspired questions and so we could find out peoples needs and concerns. Inspired questions are really hard because they are different with everyone. and so we were in this part member families home and we were trying to figure out why the father will not be baptized and Elder Ferris just paused and we were both just looking at the father and then Elder Ferris asked a question, and it didn't sound all flowing and smooth but he said the right words and this man just opened up and said all of his concers. . . . and how to overcome them. It just really goes to show how the holy ghost can help us! If we are striving to listen to it and do what it prompts us, every thing will work out, even if we don't know how! and that same experience happened a few more times last week, and so it wasn't just a coincidence! 
     We have been so busy! our ward list has over 900 people on it, so we always have names to visit. I am loving the mission! I know that Heavenly Father will bless us in our efforts as long as they are righteous! I am grateful to have the gospel in my life, it has made all the difference! I pray for you all at home, I hope you can feel it! I love you. and I love the prophet have a great week 

Love Elder Wiser

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

April 11, 2016

This last week was so crazy! it went by so fast! We were able to meet up with President Maxwell for zone interviews, he is the kindest man. Even though he has so many missionaries to look after he still remembers little things about my life, just a little while ago he asked me how my fathers new job was going. I have no idea how he remembered that! But he is a very quiet soft spoken man! He is very intelligent and you can tell that he is called of God by how strong the spirit is with him. He is working super hard to prepare the mission for the new mission president and companion, President and Sister Vidmar. we have been able to see president a lot over the last couple of weeks and he is so inspiring, he has a quiet confidence that helps us as missionaries to stay motivated and on track! I'm so thankful that I was called to serve under his stewardship!

     Since the time difference, we have general conference one week after you do, so this Saturday and Sunday we sat in our stake centre for ten hours and were nourished by the good word or God! I LOVE CONFERENCE! its so crazy being on a mission because I feel like I am listening on behalf of the 50,000+ people that live in our area! I ended up taking 18 full pages of notes. . . .in my BIG notebook! There was so much revelation! I felt like some of the main topics addressed were: priesthood keys, families, relationships, and agency! I was inspired by the two talks that our prophet gave! he spoke on staying worthy to qualify for the power of heaven, and also using our agency correctly to make it back to heaven "to choose the harder right, rather than the easier wrong." Im so thankful that we have a prophet on the earth today! I know he is called of God, I love him, and I sustain him! I cannot wait to get the conference edition of the ensign so I can study the talks all over again!

     I sent a lot of pictures this week, on Sunday night the assistants to the president, Elder Steele and Elder Eyring (yes President Eyrings grandson) called us and asked if we would like to drive with them along the great ocean road and to the twelve apostles (those huge rock formations along the coast) it would end up being over a seven hour drive but we were so excited! I was able to see the coast line of Australia and learn a lot about the culture! its such an amazing country, I'm so glad I was called here, this is the mission for me! I hope that you all have an amazing week, I am praying for you! I love you! and I love this gospel! it is true! Christ lives, and through him we will find all happiness! 

I would like to add my testimony. Christ lives and so we can draw strength from Him and his atonement. One thing that stood out to me during conference was that life is not fair, if it was fair there would be no resurrection, no repentance, no change, no hope. But because Christ payed the debt, balanced the scale, made the perfect sacrifice, we can all have hope we can all change, we can all repent, and we all will be resurrected. I know its true ma, and it all started because I was able to lean on yours and dads testimony when I was young and follow your example, so thank you! i will pray for grandma, i love her so much! i hope everything is okay. i love you mom, have a good night! love elder wiser
Love Elder Wiser

i don't know if you can see this, but it is a gigantic spider web that goes from the ground to the roof to the tree in the back yard! and it has a giant moth in it! huge insects!

this is our flat

we went on great ocean road for p day!

it was a really long drive, my companion fell asleep!