Week #17 in Osnabruck (30 December 2013). Reese and Elder Mitchell made french toast with buttermilk syrup for Christmas breakfast and seemed pleased with the effort. Here are a couple of photos:
I like what Reese said about their district goal-setting: "I have thought a lot about this
the past couple weeks. I have decided that there is a difference between goals
and visions. Goals depend entirely upon you. Yes, you should have the vision to
baptize every month, but that is not something that entirely depends upon you.
Goals should be something measurable. You can come home
and say "I met my goal," or "I did not meet my goal."
Simple principle but I think we miss it a lot. Sometimes you have a great
month without a baptism, but that does not mean you have failed on your vision.
I think with the goals we set, we will have a lot more success with our
Here is a fun picture of the Osnabruck elders and sisters at a lunch appointment:
And here is a photo of the remains of Christmas morning in their apartment: