Last night while waiting for a bus, my companion Sister Lee told me she thought missionary work was boring. Something I’ve learned on my mission is to not jump to conclusions and think people are crazy a half second after they say something. (more…)
‘Gwangju – 4th Area’ Category
November 4, 2013 by Sister Roueche
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October 28, 2013 by Sister Roueche
As I mentioned last week, it was Transfer Week! I had already been getting some hints from President Shin about my new companion, so when his assistants announced each of our new missionary companion’s names, I wasn’t surprised that mine was … KOREAN! (more…)
October 21, 2013 by Sister Roueche
Whenever someone asks me what my favorite holiday is, it’s always whatever holiday is coming up next. HALLOWEEN! Halloween is always extra exciting though because you get to dress up and eat delicious things. (more…)
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October 14, 2013 by Sister Roueche
There are some unique perks to being a missionary, like never having to worry about yourself and always dedicating your time to others. I’m constantly able to do what brings each of us a great joy and satisfaction: serving others! But while I’m here in Korea, the rest of the world keeps moving full steam ahead. For instance graduate schools are still expecting applications for next fall, when I hope to continue my education. So today I’ve dedicated my few free hours for the week to working on essays, and instead of writing a big blog I’ve re-recorded my testimony for you in Korean! (more…)
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October 7, 2013 by Sister Roueche
I don’t know if that phrase makes any sense in english, but I sure have said it a lot this week in Korean! (more…)
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September 30, 2013 by Sister Roueche
This past Saturday we had English Village round two! It was outside in a park near the church and super fun. When getting our assignments, my companion and I were really torn between doing a post office and a gym class. We LOVE mail and going to the post office, but we opted for the gym because we could wear pants. (more…)
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September 23, 2013 by Sister Roueche
This year, instead of wandering around between member meal appointments searching on empty roads for people to teach during the festive Thanksgiving holiday, President Shin and our zone leaders planned epic training sessions for us to practice our teaching skills throughout the whole week. (more…)
September 16, 2013 by Sister Roueche
Due to my favorite Korean food being 부침개 (Korean pancakes), this week is also my favorite Korean holiday: Korean Thanksgiving! (more…)
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September 9, 2013 by Sister Roueche
This week was jam packed with meetings, training, and NEW INVESTIGATORS! I’ll just share a few stories.
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September 2, 2013 by Sister Roueche
Koreans show their love through food, so yesterday when our ward mission leader Brother Kim walked into church and handed me a bag of marshmallows, I knew we were destined to be friends for eternity. Officially, I already knew, but now I had proof. (more…)