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Group email 9/14/20105

OK!!! THIS WILL BE SHORT!! SISTER BROWNING DOESN’T HAVE MONEY!!! 🙂
SO, I GOT TRANSFERRED… I WAS PRETTY HEART BROKEN… BUT ITS OK! I HAVE COME TO TERMS WITH IT AND I AM EXCITED FOR A NEW ADVENTURE!!!
I AM GOING TO ZAMBIA! I WILL BE IN THE COPPERBELT!! MY COMP IS SISTER CLOSI (NO IDEA HOW TO SPELL IT! THE “C” IS A SOFT CLICK!!) SHE IS FROM SOUTH AFRICA AND EVIDENTLY REALLY NICE, SHORT AND HAS A THICK ACCENT!! SHE CAME 3 MONTHS AFTER ME!! I AM EXCITED TO MEET HER THOUGH!! I HAVE HEARD GOOD THINGS ABOUT HER!! SHE IS HARD WORKING!!!

THIS WEEK WAS GOOD THOUGH!! I JUST WENT AROUND AND SAID GOOD-BYE TO EVERYBODY!!! I AM GOING TO MISS THESE PEOPLE SO MUCH!!! I DIDN’T KNOW HOW MUCH THEY LOVED ME BUT I GUESS THEY DO!!! THEY MADE ME REALLY HAPPY! MAN I AM GOING TO MISS THEM!! I ALMOST CRIED WHEN THEY SANG ME “GOD BE WITH YOU TILL WE MEET AGAIN!!” IT PUTS A NEW MEANING TO THE SONG!! “TILL WE MEET AT JESUS FEET.” I PROBABLY WON’T MEET THEM AGAIN IN THIS LIFE! IT’S HARD BUT I AM SO THANKFUL FOR THE TIME THAT I GOT TO SPEND WITH THE MOST HUMBLE AND WONDERFUL PEOPLE IN THE WORLD!!! I LOVE THEM!!
WELL THAT WAS YESTERDAY!!! I KNOW THAT MY COMPS (SISTER SOLOMONE AND SISTER THUESON) WILL TAKE CARE OF THEM!! THEY WILL SEND ME PICTURES OF THEM!!

LIFE WILL BE GOOD!! I AM A LITTLE SCARED TO GO!! I GUESS IT IS HOOOOOOT THERE!! LIKE 120 DEGREES HOT… THAT SHOULD BE FUN!!! PRAY I DON’T GET SHINGLES AGAIN 🙂 LIFE WILL BE FINE THOUGH!! I AM EXCITED!! OH I GUESS MY BRANCH MEETS IN A TENT!! THAT WILL BE FUN!!! AND I GET TO USE MILITARY TIME!!

I AM LEAVING TODAY AT 3:30 THEN MY BUS LEAVES AT 4:30! THEN I DRIVE 5 HOURS TO LILONGWE AND SLEEP THERE! THEN I WILL GET ON A PLANE AND FLY TO LUSAKA AND I THINK SLEEP THERE. THEN I WILL GET ON A 6 HOUR BUS RIDE TO COPPERBELT WEDNESDAY!! FINALLY I WILL REACH MY AREA (LUANSHYA COPPERBELT) ITS ONLY ABOUT 20 MINUTES AWAY FROM THE CONGO BORDER!!

WELL, THAT IS ABOUT IT!! LIFE IS SWELL!!

LOVE YOU ALL

SISTER BROWNING AND FOR THE LAST TIME M’LONGO NAMBEWE!!

(OH THAT REMINDS ME!! I AM NOW GOING TO LEARN THE LANGUAGE BEMBA!! I GUESS IT HAS A LOT OF FRENCH!!)

ALSO, WE ALL FORGOT TO TAKE PICTURES… SO HERE ARE SOME RANDOM ONES I JUST DECIDED TO TAKE!!!!!
OH HERE ARE SOME FROM WHEN I TURNED 9 MONTHS OLD ON MISSION!! THIS IS THE TRADITION HERE IN THE GREAT ZAMBIA LUSAKA MISSION!!

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Last day in Blantyre, Malawi.

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Group email 8/10/15

I AM HAPPY!! I AM BLESSED!!! LIFE IS WONDERFUL!!
WE HAVE CONTINUED TO BE SO BLESSED WITH PEOPLE TO TEACH!! WITH PREPARED SOULS!! CONSTANTLY, PEOPLE COME UP TO US ASKING TO BE TAUGHT!!! WE STOPPED CONTACTING PEOPLE BECAUSE OUR TEACHING POOL IS TO BIG AND WE DON’T HAVE ENOUGH TIME FOR MORE PEOPLE! YET THEY STILL COME AND WE END UP ALWAYS HAVING ENOUGH TIME!!! LIFE IS WONDERFUL!!
I DON’T REALLY KNOW WHAT TO SAY!! THIS WEEK HAS JUST BEEN FILLED WITH SO MANY BLESSINGS!! LIKE LITERALLY WE HAVE 3 INVESTIGATORS NAMED “BLESSINGS” (MADALITSO) NOW!! SO LIFE PRETTY MUCH ROCKS!!! I LOVE MY COMPANIONS SO MUCH!! THEY HELP ME WANT TO DO MY BEST!!! THEY ARE WONDERFUL EXAMPLES TO ME!!! I DON’T KNOW HOW TO EXPRESS MY WEEK!! I WILL SEND PICTURES AND YOU CAN ALL THANK SISTER ANDREA COLE FOR THEM! SHE MADE ME!!!
HERE IS A FUNNY STORY:
ABOUT AN HOUR AGO WE WERE TEACHING A LESSON AND AT THE END WE ASKED IF THE LITTLE BOY WOULD END IN A PRAYER FOR US! HE IS 5!! HIS NAME IS HOPESON AND HE SPEAKS NO ENGLISH! HE BOWED HIS HEAD AND CROSSED HIS FINGERS BY HIS FACE AND THEN BROKE OUT INTO SONG!!! ALL I HEARD WAS A LOT OF “ZIKOMO KWAMBILI MULUNGU NIDI YESU KHRISTU.” ( THANK YOU VERY MUCH GO AND JESUS CHRSIT!) THEN AT THE END OF HIS 45 SECOND SONG TO GOD HE YELLS “MULUNGU!!!” (GOD) AND THROWS HIS HANDS UP!!! THEN HE PROCEEDS TO CLAP FOR HIMSELF!!! HAHA! CHILDREN HERE ARE THE BEST!!! WE WERE ALL LAUGHING DURING HIS PRAYER!!! IT WAS THE BEST THING EVER!!!
DURING THE WHOLE LESSON HOPESON WOULD GRAB MY PAMPHLET OUT OF MY HANDS AND POINT TO THE PICTURE OF JESUS AND SAY “YESU KHRISTU!!!!!” HE IS SO FUNNY!!!

CONVERSATION WITH SISTER SOLOMONE:
ME: OH NO!!! THAT LITTLE GIRL CAN’T WALK!!!! SHE IS TRYING TO SEE THE CAMERA BUT IT IS OUT OF HER REACH!! ALL THE OTHER KIDS ARE LOOKING!!! SHE CANT SEE!!!! I WANT TO PICK HER UP BUT I CAN’T… MISSIONARY RULES…
SISTER SOLOMONE: WHAT WOULD JESUS DO!?
ME: PICK HER UP!!!!
THEN I DID!!! AND I AM GLAD!! I HELD THE LITTLE GIRL FOR 30 MINS BECAUSE I DIDNT WANT TO SEE HER CRAWLING AROUND IN THE DIRT!! IT MADE ME TOO SAD!!!
LOVE YOU ALL,
YOUR HAPPY AND BLESSED MISSIONARY
MULONGO NAMBEWE! (ALSO GOES BY SISTER BROWNING)
P.S. LIFE IS WONDERFUL!! WITH TRIALS AND BLESSINGS! DOESN’T MATTER BECAUSE I KNOW THAT THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST IS TRUE!
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Group Email 6/15/2015

OK MY WEEK WAS AWESOME! UMMM…TO BE HONEST I CAN’T REALLY REMEMBER IT!! WE HAD A GOOD MEETING WITH THE BRANCH, UMMM…I WENT ON EXCHANGES!!

KEN WAS BAPTIZED!! THAT WAS AWESOME!! VERY WONDERFUL TO SEE HIM BE BAPTIZED BY MY RECENT CONVERT. I FELT LIKE A PROUD PARENT!! 🙂 WE HAD A PARTY FOR ONE OF THE SENIOR COUPLES! THEY ARE GOING HOME! THEY JUST COMPLETED THEIR 7 MISSION! 5 BEING IN AFRICA! THEY ARE PRETTY SWEET!!
SORRY MY EMAIL IS LAME THIS WEEK! NOT MUCH TO TELL!!   I’VE JUST BEEN WORKING HARD! TRYING TO DO MY BEST AND SUPPORT MY COMP IN HER BEST!! LIFE IS GOOD THOUGH!! 🙂
LOVE YOU ALL,

M’LUNGU NAMBEWE

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Group email 6/15/15

OK MY WEEK WAS AWESOME! UMMM…TO BE HONEST I CAN’T REALLY REMEMBER IT!! WE HAD A GOOD MEETING WITH THE BRANCH, UMMM…I WENT ON EXCHANGES!!

KEN WAS BAPTIZED!! THAT WAS AWESOME!! VERY WONDERFUL TO SEE HIM BE BAPTIZED BY MY RECENT CONVERT. I FELT LIKE A PROUD PARENT!! 🙂 WE HAD A PARTY FOR ONE OF THE SENIOR COUPLES! THEY ARE GOING HOME! THEY JUST COMPLETED THEIR 7 MISSION! 5 BEING IN AFRICA! THEY ARE PRETTY SWEET!!
SORRY MY EMAIL IS LAME THIS WEEK! NOT MUCH TO TELL!!   I’VE JUST BEEN WORKING HARD! TRYING TO DO MY BEST AND SUPPORT MY COMP IN HER BEST!! LIFE IS GOOD THOUGH!! 🙂
LOVE YOU ALL

M’LUNGU NAMBEWE

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Group email 5/25/2015

ALL I HAVEN’T BEEN GETTING MANY EMAILS FROM PEOPLE LATELY SO IF YOU ALL WANT ME TO KEEP YOU UPDATED ON MY LIFE YOU SHOULD BE KEEPING ME UPDATED ON YOURS!! 🙂 SECOND THIS COMPUTER DOESN’T HAVE AUTO CORRECT SO… YUP! HAVE FUN TRYING TO DECIPHER MY SPELLING!! MOMMY WILL PROBABLY FIX IT UP FOR ME BEFORE SHE PUTS IT ON THE BLOG!! 🙂 SHES THE BEST!!

OK KIDS HER HAS BEEN THE JUST OF THE LAST TWO WEEKS!!:

SO AS YOU ALL KNOW I HAVE BEEN TRANSFERRED INTO A NEW AREA! I AM CURRENTLY SERVING IN CHILOMONI! IT’S A NICE LITTLE PLACE!! WELL ACTUALLY IT’S A REALLY NICE BIG PLACE!! BUT ITS SWEET!! I HAVEN’T REALLY FELT TOO BIG OF A CONNECTION WITH THE AREA BUT I HAVE WITH A COUPLE OF PEOPLE!!

SO WE ARE CURRENTLY TEACHING TWO PEOPLE WHO ARE SO CLOSE TO BAPTISM!! I CAN’T WAIT!! WE HAVE KEN, WHO IS JUST SO SWEET!! HE HAS A DAUGHTER AND A WIFE! WE ARE ONLY TEACHING HIM BUT HE IS SO STRONG!! HE HAS AN ISSUE WITH THE WORD OF WISDOM! HIS WIFE HAS BEEN IN THE HOSPITAL IN ICU FOR THE LAST MONTH. BUT HE IS SO AMAZING! HE HAS STOPPED DRINKING COMPLETELY AND HE EVEN WALKS TO CHURCH WHICH IS LIKE 10-12 MILES AWAY! EVERY WEEK HE IS THERE! HE HAS LEANED ONTO GOD DURING HIS TIME OF TRIAL AND HE IS BEING SO BLESSED FOR IT!! AND SO HAVE I! I AM SO GRATEFUL TO BE ABLE TO LEARN SO MUCH FROM HIM!

NEXT WE HAVE FUNNY!! SHE IS JUST WONDERFUL AS WELL!! I DON’T KNOW HER TOO WELL BECAUSE SHE HAD MALARIA WHEN I FIRST MET HER AND THEN SHE LOST HER VOICE BUT I HAVE VISITED WITH HER THREE TIMES NOW AND I REALLY LIKE HER! SHE IS BLIND AND SHE LIVES WITH HER DAD! SHE IS 50 SOMETHING I THINK!! SHE IS SO STRONG AND I LOVE ALL HER INSIGHTS!!! I AM SO EXCITED FOR HER TO ENTER INTO A COVENANT WITH HER HEAVENLY FATHER!

OK SO NOT REALLY ANY FUNNY STORIES!! WELL WE WERE PLAYING SOCCER IN THE HOUSE AND THEN WE HIT THE LIGHT AND IT FELL AND ITS JUST KINDA BEEN DANGLING THERE FOR A WHILE NOW!! SO THAT’S FUN!! I AM HAPPY TO SAY THOUGH THAT I AM STILL PLAYING SOCCER IN THE HOUSE! I BOUGHT A SOCCER JERSEY! ACTUALLY TWO!! ONE WAS A MATCHING ONE WITH MY DISTRICT! WE ALL HAVE THEM!! AND ONE WAS THE MALAWI TEAM! SOCCER IS REALLY BIG HERE AND I PLAY IT A LOT WITH MY GUARD FOR THE EXERCISE PART OF MY DAY!! 😉

UMMM, I GOT MY PHONE STOLEN THIS WEEK! THAT WAS FUN!! NUMBERS ALL GONE! BUT THANKFULLY IT WAS MY PHONE AND NOTHING ELSE!! AND SOMEONE JUST PICK POCKETED THE “RICH” AZUNGU! SO I WAS SAFE! EVEN IF THEY TRIED TO HURT ME HAHA THAT WOULDN’T HAVE BEEN GOOD FOR THEM!! PEOPLE HERE ARE REALLY PROTECTIVE OF ME AS WELL!! THEY ALL ARE WATCHING AND IF SOMEONE TRIED TO KIDNAP ME OR SOMETHING THEY WOULD GET SO BEATEN UP! HAHA!! SO RELAX AMYI (MOM) YOUR DAUGHTER IS SAFE!!

OK, SO IN DISTRICT MEETING WE HAVE BEEN TALKING A LOT ABOUT THE BOOK OF MORMON! AND MAN I JUST LOVE THAT BOOK! LET ME TELL YOU!! I READ IT ALL THE TIME! DURING LUNCH, ON THE BUS, IN THE FLAT, DURING DINNER, DURING SECOND DINNER!! ALWAYS! I LOVE IT!! SO WE WERE ALL CHALLENGED TO ONLY USE THE BOOK OF MORMON IN OUR TEACHING ALL LAST WEEK! TWO THINGS HAPPENED:

ONE: I CAME TO APPRECIATE THE BIBLE MORE!! IT SHOWED ME JUST HOW MUCH I USE IT!! EVEN THOUGH IT IS ALWAYS IDEAL TO TEACH OUT OF THE BOOK OF MORMON THE BIBLE IS SO POWERFUL AND A WONDERFUL TOOL AS WELL!!

TWO, MY TESTIMONY AND FAITH IN THE BOOK OF MORMON INCREASED!! I HAD TO FIND SCRIPTURES THAT APPLY TO THINGS AND I HAD TO RELY ON THE LORD SO MUCH TO DO IT!! I LOVE THE SCRIPTURES!!
HERE IS A LINK TO A WONDERFUL MESSAGE!!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3dNYpXZIN_c   IT HAS HELPED ME SO MUCH!! I HAVE LOVED READING THE BOOK OF MORMON SO MUCH LAST WEEK AND REALLY FOCUSING ON IT!!  (ACTUALLY, ITS NOT THE ONE I LOVE BUT THIS ONE LOOKS SWEET TOO!! 😉

ONE OF THE HIGH LIGHTS OF MY WEEK WAS RECEIVING A PACKAGE FROM MY WONDERFUL FAMILY!!! IN THERE WAS ABOUT 500,000 STAR WARS STICKERS!! WELL BEING MY FATHERS CHILD I HAVE A LOT OF STAR WARS QUOTES I LIKE. ANYWAYS I WAS MISSING THEM ALL JUST A TAD (NOT TO MUCH) AND WELL I COULDN’T HELP UT RELATING A LOT OF THE THINGS I WAS READING TO STAR WARS! SO I WROTE ONE OF MY FAVORITE QUOTES BY ONE OF MY FAVORITE SCRIPTURES!!! 🙂 JUST FOR YOU ABAMBO!!

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SO BECAUSE I LIKE COMMITMENTS AND I HAVEN’T COMMITTED YOU ALL TO SOMETHING IN A LONG TIME. I AM COMMITTING YOU ALL TO SEND ME YOUR FAVORITE SCRIPTURE AND TELL ME WHY!! BIBLE OR BOOK OF MORMON!! PEOPLE WHO DO GET EMAILED BACK PEOPLE WHO DON’T… WELL..

ANYWAYS I LOVE YOU ALL!! AND THINK YOU ALL ARE THE MOST BEST PEOPLE!!

LOVE, SISTER BROWNING!!

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Group email 3/23/2015

WELL, I HAVE LEARNED SOME THINGS THIS WEEK! I LEARNED THAT GOD TRULY ANSWERS PRAYERS IN MYSTERIOUS WAYS. NO MATTER HOW SMALL OF A THING IT IS HE WILL ANSWER YOUR PRAYER! THE OTHER THING I LEARNED IS THAT HE ALSO SOMETIMES ANSWERS TWO PRAYERS AT ONCE. ​

SO HERE WERE TWO THINGS I PRAYED ABOUT THIS WEEK:
1. TO HAVE SOMETHING TO EMAIL ABOUT.
2. TO GET RID OF THE NASTY FRUIT FLIES!

I KNOW WHAT YOU ARE THINKING, HOW IS IT THAT THESE TWO THINGS ARE IN ANYWAY RELATED. I THINK GOD MUST HAVE PONDERED THAT TOO. HE CAME US WITH A CREATIVE WAY THOUGH TO HELP ME OUT WITH BOTH.

IT ALL STARTED WHEN SISTER GRIFFUS SAID “HEY LETS HAVE CHIPS (FRENCH FRIES) FOR DINNER TONIGHT!”
“OK, WE NEED SOME MORE OIL, WE CAN PICK SOME UP AT THE MARKET ON THE WAY HOME!”
SO WE DID, ALONG WITH A LIME, AVOCADO, A CUCUMBER AND TOMATOES FOR A SALAD!
WHEN WE WERE READY TO GET DINNER STARTED WE… WELL STARTED MAKING DINNER! (DIDN’T SEE THAT ONE COMING DID YOU!) SO I MADE THE SALAD, AND PUT THE OIL TO HEAT UP ON THE STOVE WHILE SISTER GRIFFUS BEGAN PEALING POTATOES! I WALKED OVER TO WHERE SHE WAS (IN THE LIVING ROOM) AND SHE SAYS “HEY DON’T KEEP THE OIL ON THE STOVE JUST HEATING LIKE THAT OR IT WILL CATCH FIRE.” ALL OF A SUDDEN IT CAUGHT FIRE. YUP!

SO BOTH OF US REACT. ITS INTERESTING TO SEE HOW DIFFERENT PEOPLE REACT IN A TIME OF UNEASE AND UNCERTAINTY! FOR INSTANCE I RAN TO THE KITCHEN AND SISTER GRIFFUS RUNS TO GET A CAMERA.

NEITHER OF US KNOWS WHAT TO DO. MEAN WHILE THE FIRE IS BUILDING AND BUILDING! SISTER GRIFFUS IS RUNNING AROUND LIKE A LOST DOG WHILE I AM JUST TRYING TO REMEMBER WHAT TO DO! ALL I KNOW IS THAT I DON’T PUT WATER ON IT. WHY IS IT THAT WE DON’T GET TAUGHT WHAT TO DO WITH A GREASE FIRE BUT JUST WHAT NOT TO DO! THAT MAKES THINGS INCONVENIENT FOR THOSE WHO FIND THEMSELVES IN THESE TYPE OF SITUATIONS. THIS IS WHY MISSIONARIES SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO TAKE THEIR MOTHERS ON MISSION WITH THEM!

WELL MEANWHILE THE FLAMES ARE BUILDING AND I HAVE RAN OUT OF IDEAS, I WANT TO TAKE THE POT OFF THE STOVE BUT IT DOESN’T HAVE HANDLES! SO I RUN FOR HELP! SISTER GRIFFUS IS STILL GOT HER CAMERA AND NOW THE PHONE EVEN! WHY!? WHAT IS SHE GOING TO DO WITH THAT!? EVEN SHE DOESN’T KNOW! I RUN TO THE DOOR THEN TO MY GATE TRYING TO UNLOCK THE GATE. WHY DO WE HAVE TO BE SO PROTECTED IT IS HARD TO GET OUT OF THIS PLACE! THEN FINALLY RUN TO MY NEIGHBORS GATE! BANG BANG BANG BANG! NOTHING! THEN MY GUARD RUNS UP MY STAIRS AND I JUST SAY “HELP ME!” RUN INTO MY FLAT AND HE TAKE A SPATULA AND FLINGS THE PAN OFF OF MY STOVE… AT ME ACTUALLY! LUCK IT GETS STUCK ON THE OTHER HOT PLATE SO HE HAS TO FLING IT AGAIN AND I GOT OUT OF THE WAY! WELL HE FLINGS IT SPILLING GREASE ALL OVER AND NOW EVERYTHING IS ON FIRE…

THE FLAT BURNED DOWN BUT ITS OK BECAUSE ITS HIS FAULT SO WE DON’T HAVE TO PAY FOR ANYTHING. WE HAVE NO POSSESSIONS NOW AND ARE LIVING IN THE STREETS BUT ITS OK TOO AT LEAST WE HAVE THE PHONE AND CAMERA MY COMP GRABBED! MY COMP WAS EATEN MY A LION LAST NIGHT BUT HEY AT LEAST THE FUNERAL IS TOMORROW SO I STILL GET TO EMAIL PLUS THAT MEANS THE CAMERA AND PHONE ARE MINE NOW! I AM THINKING ABOUT ADOPTING A SMALL CHILD TO KEEP ME COMPANY!!!

OK I AM LYING THAT DIDN’T HAPPEN! I WOULD SEND IT BUT I AM SURE ABOUT 80% OF YOU WILL BELIEVE ME! 😉

…SPILLING GREASE ALL OVER AND NOW EVERYTHING IS ONE FIRE! BUT THEN IT ALL DIED DOWN AND MY FLAT WAS SPARED! MEAN WHILE MY COMP IS STILL IN THE FRONT ROOM! SHE MANAGED TO CALL SOMEONE THOUGH! GOOD JOB SISTER GRIFFUS! GOOD JOB! YOU CALLED SOMEBODY 4 HOURS AWAY! I AM SURE HE COULD’VE HELPED OUT A LOT! HAHA! I LOVE THAT GIRL!

WELL IT WAS A VERY FUN TIME! HERE IS A COOL PART IN IT ALL THOUGH! WE HAD A PICTURE OF JESUS ABOVE OUR STOVE. THE FLAMES CLEARLY REACHED IT! SHOULD’VE BURNED BUT NOPE! NOT EVEN A LITTLE! I WILL BE TAKING IT WITH ME THOUGH AND PUTTING IT ABOVE MY STOVE PROBABLY FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE! YUP NOTHING BURNED EXCEPT FOR THE FRUIT FLIES! DEAD! DIED OR RAN AWAY! WELL I GUESS THEY WOULD’VE FLOWN AWAY! BUT YEAH! IT WAS A FUN NIGHT!

I CAN ONLY IMAGINE GOD! HE WAS PROBABLY LAUGHING THE WHOLE TIME! WATCHING US HEED TO THE ANSWER OF MY PRAYERS!

WELL IT WAS A GOOD WEEK! AND LUCKY FOR YOU ALL YOU GET SOME PICTURES!!!! WHAT!!!

STARTING AT THE TOP, I THINK I CANT SEE THEM IS:
A GRAY HAIR ON MY COMPS HEAD.
A YOUNG CHILD WHO WANTED ME TO TAKE HER PICTURE.
MY TAN.
THE MOST ATTRACTIVE PICTURE OF MY COMP EVER! HOLDING THE CHICKEN FOOT I ATE!
ME ATTEMPTING TO PLAY WITH THE CHILDREN!
A NASTY SPIDER WE FOUND RIGHT OUTSIDE OUR FLAT! I WAS HAPPY IT WAS OUTSIDE!
THE HAMBURGER I ATE! (EVERY TIME I SEE THIS PICTURE I MISS AMERICA!)
A MALAWIAN MAN WALKING HIS GOATS!
ME PONDERING THE BOOK OF MORMON
AND AGAIN IN SOME LITTER!
THIS IS JUST SWEET!
UMMMM… WE WERE SINGING “ILL MAKE A MAN OUT OF YOU” AND MY COMP BECAME TOTALLY NINJA!
THE OX LIVER I ATE THIS WEEK! WEIRD TEXTURE GOOD TASTE! COMP COULDN’T CHOKE IT DOWN!
SOME PICTURES OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN THE WORLD! I COULD BE HERE FOR EVER AND NEVER GROW TIRED OF HOW BEAUTIFUL MALAWI IS!
ONE OF OUR RECENT CONVERT BEING A PRO! THROWING AWAY HER IMMODEST CLOTHING! THAT WAS HARD FOR HER BUT SHE SHOWED SO MUCH FAITH! SHE IS WORKING FOR US SO SHE CAN EARN MONEY TO BUY MORE! I LOVE HER!
A LITTLE VILLAGE DANCER! (NOT REALLY SHE JUST GOT DONE BATHING AND SHE LOOKED SWEET SO I TOOK HER PICTURE!)
ONE MORE OF MY NEW HOME!
A BABY I DECIDED TO ADOPT THIS WEEK! AKA ETHEL’S BABY PRAISE! SOMETIMES OBEYING MISSION RULES IS HARD! CAN’T PICK THE CRYING BABY UP…

A TENDER MERCY FROM THE LORD!  LORD OF THE RINGS!!  OH SNAP! HARD TO WALK AWAY!

JUST TO BRAG ABOUT THE BEAUTY AGAIN!

GO PREACH AND TEACH MY FRIENDS.

THERE ARE MY DANCERS MY FRIENDS!

ME WORKING!  CLIMBING MY MOUNTAIN!

MONKEYS!  (THIS IS DEDICATED TO MY HOME DOG SISTER COLE!)

JANET LOOKIN’ NICE!

HA! JUST PRETENDING TO BE SOMETHING?

ETHEL DOING MY LAUNDRY

AND MY COMPS HAIR NATURAL! WHAT!!!

WELL BASI FOR THIS MONTH! I THINK THIS IS GOOD! I LOVE YOU ALL! REMEMBER WHO YOU ARE WHAT YOU STAND FOR! OHHHH!

NINA KU KONDA! (I LOVE YOU!)

SISTER BLOWN!

P.S. MY COMP MANAGED TO CAPTURE OUR LITTLE ADVENTURE ALL ON CAMERA! THAT’S WHY SHE HAD IT! HOPEFULLY SHE CAN GET IT DOWNLOADED BUT THE INTERNET IS SLOW SO YOU MIGHT HAVE TO WAIT UNTIL NEXT WEEK TO SEE MY APARTMENT GO UP IN FLAME! BY THE WAY NO I KNOW MANY WAYS TO PUT OUT GREASE FIRES! EVERYBODY HAS INFORMED ME!

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Email 3/2/2015

MY PEOPLE! HOW ARE YOU ALL!
WELL MY FRIENDS I MISS YOU ALL SO MUCH! SO I AM NOT GOING TO LIE. I REALLY DON’T REMEMBER THIS WEEK! SO YEAH! BUT I THINK I SHOULD JUST START KEEPING TRACK OF INTERESTING THINGS THAT HAPPEN! OH HERE IS SOMETHING THAT HASEN’T HAPPENED YET! SOMETHING THAT YOU CAN LOOK FORWARD TO!
SO I WAS AT A LESSON YESTERDAY WITH A LADY NAMED PHYLLIS AND WE ASKED HER WHEN WE CAN COME BACK AND SHE SAID ON TUESDAY! SHE ASKED WHAT WE WANTED TO EAT (WE EAT THERE A LOT) I SAID CHICKEN! SO SHE SAID THAT SHE WOULD HAVE STEPHAN (HER HUSBAND) GO BUY A CHICKEN! (NOW THAT I AM WRITING THIS I JUST REALIZED HOW NORMAL THEIR NAMES ARE! WEIRD! WONDER WHY!) THEN SHE SAID THAT SHE WANTED ME TO KILL! IT! WELL I DIDN’T GET TO KILL THE LAST ONE SO MAN I AM SOOOOO EXCITED! DON’T REALLY KNOW WHY! BUT I AM! AND THIS TIME I AM GOING TO EAT ITS HEART OR SOMETHING! MAN I AM EXCITED! LAST TIME THEY HAD ME EAT THE CHICKEN FEET! (CANT REMEMBER IF I TOLD THIS STORY!) IT DIDNT GO TO WELL! HERE IN THE GOOD OL’ AFRICAN CONTINENT THEY EAT EVERYTHING! ALL THE CHICKEN! THE BONE EVERYTHING! I LEARNED THAT AMERICANS TEETH ARE WEAK! I CAN’T EVEN BITE THROUGH THE CARTILAGE! GIVE ME A BONE! YEAH, NO!

SO, I GOT TO HANGOUT WITH A BUNCH OF ADORABLE CHILDREN! THEY TRIED TO TEACH US HOW TO PUSH THE TIRES WITH THE TWO STICKS… FAIL! YUP! THAT IS ACTUALLY VERY HARD! SISTER BROWNING DOESNT HAVE SKILL! NEXT TIME YOUR CHILDREN COMPLAIN ABOUT BEING BORED JUST IGNORE THEM! AMERICAN CHILDREN NEED TO BE MORE CREATIVE! I LOVE THE KIDS HERE!

I FOUND THE MOST NASTY SPIDER RIGHT NEXT TO A JESUS SIGN THIS WEEK! THAT WAS LEGIT!

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PLAYED SOCCER THIS WEEK! MAN DIDNT KNOW HOW BAD I WAS! ACTUALLY IT’S JUST THE PEOPLE HERE! FREAKISHLY AMAZING! MOM AND DAD THANKS FOR PROVIDING THE BALL! IT DIDN’T LAST! AFRICA IS ROUGH! HAHA! PEOPLE WERE LIKE WHAT KIND OF WEAK THINGS DO THEY MAKE IN AMERICA! HAHA! BUT IT MADE A CHILD HAPPY WHEN I GAVE HIM THE REMAINING BLACK BALL! 🙂

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WELL, THIS WEEK I CAN SAY THAT I HAVE WORKED HARD! IT HAS BEEN VERY HARD IN THE AREA LATELY! BUT WE HAVE BEEN BLESSED SO MUCH! I HAVE BEEN BLESSED SO MUCH! I THINK MAINLY I HAVE BEEN BLESSED WITH SUCH A STRONG DESIRE TO SERVE GOD AND HIS CHILDREN! MY LOVE FOR THE GOSPEL HAS BEEN STRENGTHENED SOOOOO MUCH! I HAVE BEEN THINKING A LOT ABOUT GOING HOME! PROBABLY BECAUSE MY COMP IS ABOUT TO! I HAVE BEEN THINKING ABOUT WHEN IT IS MY TURN TO GO HOME I DON’T WANT TO CHANGE WHO I AM! I KNOW THAT LIFE WONT BE THE SAME AND IT SCARES ME! I LOVE IT HERE! I LOVE MY MISSION SO MUCH! I CAN’T IMAGINE LIVING DIFFERENTLY NOW! HOW I WISH LIFE COULD ALWAYS BE THIS WAY!
MY MISSION HAS HELPED ME FEEL THE LOVE THAT GOD HAS FOR ALL HIS CHILDREN! HE HAS HELPED ME LEARN HOW TO LOVE SO MUCH BETTER! I HAVE NEVER BEEN THIS HAPPY! NOT IN MY ENTIRE LIFE! I COULD STAY HERE AND BE CONTENT FOREVER! (IF I WAS ALLOWED TO GET MARRIED AND STUFF LIKE THAT!) BUT I LOVE IT HERE! THAT’S REALLY ALL I CAN SAY! JUST THAT I AM SO THANKFUL THE LORD HAS TRUSTED ME TO COME AND BE HIS MOUTH PIECE! HOW I LOVE THIS PLACE! I WISH I COULD JUST GIVE YOU ALL ALL MY FEELINGS! WORDS DONT DO ANYTHING JUSTICE! JUST KNOW THAT I LOVE IT MORE THAN WORDS CAN SAY!
WELL LIFE IS GOOD! I AM GOOD! THANKS FOR THE SUPPORT!
LOVE SISTER BROWNING!

OH YEAH GOT TO HOLD A BABY CHEETAH… LOVE AFRICA!

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