Monday, December 12, 2016

Week 14 - #LIGHTtheWORLD 🌏 - 12/5/2016

Hello Everyone! 

Happy first week of December! 

The Holiday season is upon us and miracles are happening each and everyday! 

So transfers are this Wednesday and Sister Gibb and I just found out that we are still going to be together for at least another 6 weeks, which means we get to be together for Christmas and New Years! We are very excited. I love her so much ❤️ 

On Wednesday I got to go to temple square with an investigator and her friend. The lights and nativity at temple square are absolutely amazing. I love the beauty of the holiday decorations all over the city. Earlier that day we had a lesson with our investigator Matt. He is a student at the University and has so many great questions. He has a true desire to learn and grow closer to God. At the end of our appointment with him, he told Sister Gibb and I that he is very serious about meeting with us and that he has a sincere desire to learn. It was so heart felt for him to say that. It made our day. Thursday I had exchanges with Sister Jensen. As always it was a great day and so many laughs with Sister J. This past Friday was the last Friday of the transfer so all of us sisters in the zone decided to go to lunch. We got Thai food and my new favorite restaurant called Sawadee!!! If you are ever in Salt Lake and craving some good curry go to Sawadee. Saturday Sister Gibb , me and our investigator Charlee went to a baptism. The spirit is always so strong when someone is getting baptized and choosing to follow there Savior. Charlee is an amazing investigator and she has such a deep desire to know if this is truly the church God has established on the earth. She grew up going to girls camp and church with her LDS friend back home but feels that now she is ready to learn about the Gospel of Jesus Christ. 


Its so interesting to think of the decorations we use at Christmas time and how the main things is Christmas lights. Just as Christmas lights brighten. All that is around them we too are lights of the world. Each person ever born on this Earth was born with the light of Christ in them. "The Light of Christ is the divine energy, power, or influence that proceeds from God through Christ and gives life and light to all things." (Light of Christ- The #LIGHTtheWORLD campaign for this holiday season explains how we all have this light and how we can shine it and make the world brighter. By serving and uplifting others around us not only does our light brighten, it brightens the light of those you are helping. This light is real. I see it in everyone I meet. Some lights are brighter than others only because they may not know how to brighten it or may be struggling with certain challenges in their life but it is ALWAYS there. As a missionary I am blessed with the opportunity to help that light grow as they come to know who their Savior is. 

At church yesterday someone posed this question: If the goal of Christmas is to grow closer to Christ, are we doing it right? I want to pose this same question to all of you. If you think you could work on it, great! It's not too late to start serving everyday, as Christ did, leading up to Christmas.

Matthew 5:14 "Ye are the light of the world."

Love Sister McCammon 🐢

Me, Sister Gibb, Monkia (from the Czech Republic) and Rob (he served his mission in Czech)

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