Thursday, August 6, 2009

Things are looking up!



Just a quick post to show everyone some of the 'improvements' around our apartment (plus one mission concern -- see at the end of this post)!

Remember the drab and empty flower beds out front? Well, take another look! Not so drab and empty anymore! These are all local wild flowers and are really quite pretty! And what's more, they've only had to

water them twice so far this whole summer! Nature's rains have taken care of the rest!







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And we never did get around to showing you what we have done with the bathroom. So here's some before and after shots. This is the room we did the most work on

(for obvious reasons - it was kind of bad!) Not so bad, now! Maybe we'll stay awhile after all!



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One additional thing. This mission must really be doing a great work here, because the adversary has unloaded lately. Several difficulties have reared their heads including being locked out of one of our buildings by the government, sick missionaries, a real slow down in the work and others. We wouldn't mind if you could all remember us in your prayers!
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3 comments:

meglex said...

The flowers look beautiful!! The difference in your bathroom is like night and day, it looks amazing! You did a GREAT job fixing it up!!

Lindsie, DJ and Jarod said...

I love the purple flowers. Purple flowers are my FAVORITE.

Remember that you have a lot of grandchildren who pray for you several times a day (mine often forget to bless the food at meal time, but NEVER forget to bless grandma and grandpa). How can the adversary beat you when you have all these little ones on your side?

The Cowley Clan said...

Lookin' good. The flowers are very pretty.

Your adversity is because of your new stake! Satan realized the work really is progressing and had to pull out all the stops! We had a couple in our ward go through the temple on Saturday and their shed burnt down 4 days later! Satan works the hardest on those who are doing the greatest work!