November 20th The one where it’s shweeoon supsuphada

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November 13, 2017

November 6

Hello Everyone! So this week was great! Let me tell you about it.

1. Monday– We got smart phones! OH my I forgot how easy life could be!

2. Tuesday we met with a potential investigator with one set of the Elders so we could refer a potential investigator of the church. but turns out he just wanted to talk about how he didn’t believe what we believed… but he said he would read the Book of Mormon a little! Hope it goes somewhere! We also had to leave service a little early that day and go to a hogwon or a academy for students (like an extra study school students go to) and help teach English to the students there again. It was super fun because it was Halloween. So, we dressed up and taught the kids how to trick-or-treat, although they get really shy to use English.

3. Wednesday we went to the Temple!! Yes yes yes! Afterwords we took photos with everyone and went to Gangnam with my district and ended up just following Elder Lee to the k- pop star road, and took pictures with some weird mice. Then we taught English class, but only one of our three (kids) students came to class in the beginning class. So, we just taught her the paper, and then played games. She and the Korean Elder had a speed spelling test,  and she beat him every time. It was hilarious!

4. Thursday we had district meeting and went sticker boarding with a sister who is leaving on her mission to Canada tomorrow! It was great. We were able to talk to her about her worries of serving a mission and help her feel a little more confident! It was really fun!

5. Friday we had a zone proselyting activity in Singal, my old area. Lots of fun. We also got a call from a lady we contacted that week saying she was worried she was going to die so we offered to come over with the Elders to pray with her maybe. She Said yes, but we decided not to go until the next morning because it was already 8pm.

4. Saturday we ended up going and meeting the elders and our ward mission leader and going to her house. Lucky we did because her house wasn’t in a very good area. We sat and her and talked with her in her tiny hotel like apartment thing, literally smaller than our bathroom. We also invited her to church and she said she would come. She is suffering from a lot of problems and gets scared because of the people in her area. Really sketchy… But she is going to church!

This day actually was really awesome. We went to church after meeting with her. Our WML (ward mission leaders) drove us and it was really crazy the things we do to be obedient! Lets just say a from seat seats two people if you try really hard. So we went to the church and lots of members showed up so we could practice for our choir music competition. We sang a primary song and then I Long for Geum Gang San. I don’t know if that’s the exact translation just bare with me.
So we went to the performance that night and apparently the stake rented out this big concert hall in this fancy building and the young single adult group was going around telling people where to go and taking photos and putting everything all together! That’s what I call unity, it was GREAT!
The ward choirs were HILARIOUS! They sang and danced and it was so cute! We ended up not being able to use our music, so it was actually kind of scary because well… don’t ask if I actually memorized that last song. haha! Anyways it went great and I got to see members from Gokbanjung I am so excited to visit her in a couple weeks yay!
We went home with some members that night and they asked us if everything worked in our house and we told them about the floor heating and how it’s spotty so they asked if they could come over and if her husband could try fixing it. we got permission and they came over and I am seriously grateful for how willing to serve the members in this ward are! Literally so amazing!
4. Sunday, Sunday….. So this day we got up and went to church and the Investigator from Sunday came so we ran out to meet her and bring her up to the sacrament room and talked and waited for sacrament to start with her and said hi to members. We also scheduled an appointment with her for next week! So exciting.
That’s all I can remember! I hope you have a wonderful week!
Love,
Sister Greenwood

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October 8, 2017

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Unusual week in Bundang and we have enough food to feed an army!!

Funny thing, So there is a local bus that we always take it’s 8-1. So basically we are chill with all the 8-1 bus drivers, they know us and our face and know we are going to take the bus! haha So today on our way to email we were waiting for the light to turn green so we could cross to the bus stop but the light never turned and 8-1 came… BUT the bus driver saw us and our sad faces haha and then stopped and waited for us to RUN AND CATCH IT it was great! This is a great life here in Bundang.
Hello Everyone! So this week was full of crazyyyy!!!! On everyday we had a member appointment with delicious food partly because it’s Korean thanksgiving and partly because it’s one Elder’s last week in the mission. One of the days we went to this Japanese style buffet. This is literally the number 1 buffet I have ever step foot in. There was fresh BBQ steak that you could just bite into, lamb leg, sushi sushi sushi and lots of deserts. We. ate. so. much. This doesn’t have much to do with missionary work but wow this was an amazing meal. We also got American food at the home of a military family it has been a while since I’ve had lasagna!!
This week we had a mission P-day and the day after a mission conference that we all dressed in Hanbok for. At mission conference we learned about family History from the Park’s couple and we are excited to use family history as a tool to help our families to make those ordinances that we have made! On that day we also competed with two other zones at hacky-sack, arm wrestling, the flick game, and one other game i don’t remember. WE WON! It was really awesome. We also played yootnori, which is kind of like Korean Sorry but a little different and way old! It’s pretty fun! We also learned kind of how to make a type of Chuseok Dukk and then we went outside to the palace and took photos and sand Arirang and our mission theme and lots of people watched and it was a great time! We then handed out door stickers that say home is heaven on earth in Korean and just walked around the palace after that!
On Friday we had two member appointments holy cow! We had a delicious Chuseok lunch and then Ashley’s (buffet) for dinner, but we were pretty full still but don’t say anything! I think my stomach  went into panic mode. I am just so grateful that members love missionaries so much and love service so much to take us and feed us delicious food! We really are spoiled here in Bundang.
On Saturday WOO…HOOO THE START OF GENERAL CONFERENCE YEAH!! It was awesome!!! I learned so much Both Saturday and Sunday the 8 hours go by so fast and are way too short. I have a new view about the importance of the Book of Mormon and service and how I should feel about everything (lets all just be GLAD!) I want to serve so much now. I realized how I can improve and how much service is a blessing. Can you imagine what this world would be if we all served the person right next us. I learned that service starts in the family. Sometimes the people who need our love the most and the people we need the most are the people the Lord places right around us. I got a new look of charity. I thought back about how I can express more charity as a missionary, to my companions, members, my investigators, and after my mission, to my family, my roommates… etc. I want the next two months of my mission to be filled with service to my companion and those around me. How can you serve the person next to you today?
I also learned about how my attitude depends on me. If I am sad or angry, then I have the means and the choice to change how I feel about things, about life, about my companion, about school, other people. I can be sad about the way I have been treated, or glad because we have so many blessings. I learned that Miracles aren’t always the big ones that make the news. Miracles are things that happen because of a force (God) that is beyond ourselves and our human capacity. But they can come in small and simple ways.
I learned about spiritual gifts. Like being able to be understanding, patient, ect. There are many spiritual gifts we have been given, but they are not just readily available. We need to work on them and discover them and grow them. Everyone has spiritual gifts. Everyone.
Wow I really loved general conference this week. If you have not gotten a chance to watch it or are curious about it please refer to https://www.lds.org/general-conference?cid=HP_SA_23-9-2017_dGC_fBCAST_xLIDyL1-B_&lang=eng
I promise that as you watch you can be uplifted and know more of God’s love and plan for you. I know that the words spoken at conference were spoken through Prophets and apostles of God and they are the words of Christ.
One last thing I would like to mention about what I learned from General conference is the importance of being like Christ. If we take the time to study about Christ, we can know Him, and when we learn who He is and what He did we will know the importance of acting on what we learned. If Christ did it, I should do it.
Thank you for reading, I hope you have a wonderful week!
Love,
Sister Greenwood
Sajins —- Saejun is a recent convert and after church he showed us a video of a green slime and said  “were gonna make it” so he made it and it was super cool.
Other photos– adventures in minsok and hwasung haengun we love hanbok and I love being a missionary!!