Monday, November 2, 2015


This past little bit I felt like the spirit has been prompting me to be more grateful, SO THAT WAS MY GOAL THIS WEEK! So then began a search for a "ponderizing" scripture to remember throughout the week and I found, "Prove all things; hold fast that which is good." 1 Thessalonians 5:21. My goal was to hold onto that which was good and let go of that which is bad, I think I realized it easy to hold on to the bad and that I did it far more than I would like to admit. But I was determined in those moments that I felt sad or was holding onto the bad that I could find the good and believe me I DID.

I'm not sure I would say this week was any better than any other week and in fact I was definitely sad but there was a difference. I knew all was okay and that there was good all around. Back to the sad moment, my companion and I received a call on Thursday and it was a number we didn't know but we answered and received the news that one of our investigators had passed away. We will call him BT, I had been teaching him since July, but I'm grateful for the opportunity to have gotten to know him and his wife. They have influenced my life and  I was able to reflect on that this week. I know on the other side that missionaries are teaching him and I can just hear him say "tegey" or "of course" just like he always would when we would invite him to do something. (:

We were teaching Little O and Rainbow yesterday and the week before we taught prayer and I gave them a prayer chart I had made for them to mark with stickers everyday that they had prayed. Unfortunately it was only a weeks worth but I was even happier to see that Rainbow had created her own in her little school notebook, that every time she would pray she would draw a star in this bow that she had drawn! I'm pretty sure angels in heaven have books full of stars and prayers that were heard. (:#did you think to pray? #GiveYourselfAStar

I'm grateful for a family who offered to buy me winter boots cause I was unable to find some last week.

I'm grateful for my Mongolian grandma who gave me gloves this week cause she knew I was from a warm city.

I'm grateful for Little B and the example he is to many of our investigators and that he worries about me being sad.

I am grateful I held on to the good this week and that I really felt that the blessings from on high this week were here and have been here all along I just noticed them more this week because I chose to notice them. Grasp the good. Let go of the bad and find those blessings from on high, they are more plentiful when you are searching for them.
Sister Bennett


  1. I am greatful for your blog and that you share your thoughts with us.

  2. I am greatful for your blog and that you share your thoughts with us.