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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

The Courage to Go See the Bishop - Part 3

Dear Bro Jo,

Thank you!

I'm so glad you have faith in me because I don't!

I'm going to go and see tomorrow I really am!!

I think I am making too many excuses, I'm just so scared I feel like I'm about to get a roller-coaster :(!!!! Thank you so much!!

- NW

Dear NW,

Nervousness and hesitation come from Satan.

Seriously, do you want me to find his number for you?

'Cause I can, you know. ;)

- Bro Jo

Dear Bro Jo,

It's so scary!

I'm not going to find it!

I'd hate to call him!

But I keep thinking he's still a person he will think bad of me!!

I'll definitely go and see him!!

I like your status haha :)!

- NW

Dear NW,

As scary as it may be, going through life without the Spirit . . . or wondering whether or not you've made things right with Heavenly Father is MUCH scarier.

I've worked with many Bishops and Stake Presidents . . . none of them ever think less of a person who's trying to make things right with God.

In fact, they think of those that are trying to make things right with love and respect.  They may not love the sin that was committed, but they love the person, and they admire the courage it takes to do the right thing.

Are you in the (First Location Withheld) Ward?

The (Second Location Withheld) Ward?

The (Third Location Withheld) Ward?

The (Fourth Location Withheld) Ward? ;)

Like I said . . . I'll help you get the number if you want! I know you can do it! And I know you'll feel better once you do.

- Bro Jo

1 comment:

Mel said...

When my Dad was released as Bishop of our ward one thing he said he would miss was helping people who genuinely are trying to change. And I think that goes for all bishops.