Monday, September 26, 2016

Transferred to Tirane

I got the call from mission President! I am going to Tirane, 1st ward, and I will be co-senioring with Elder Lords! I am so excited!  I have been in Elbasan for the past 6 months, I am excited to try somewhere else! But I will miss Elbasan!

Shout out to Grandma Jane I got the letters you sent! thanks G-Ma!

We have this new friend named L*! He is pretty cool! He is taking a class for cooking so basically he is going to slay all the honeys, with his cooking!

Spiritual thought:
The law of witnesses has always been a part of the Lord’s work on earth. This law states that “in the mouth of two or three witnesses shall every word be established” (2 Cor. 13:1)  The Bible is the first witness, The Book of Mormon is the second, and I am the third! I am grateful that I can be a witness of Christ and testify of Him and his Atonement! I know that Christ lives, and I am grateful that I can serve Him!

Tuesday, September 20, 2016


Our friend J* got baptized! We met him about 6 weeks ago. He speaks perfect english and we had the opportunity to bring him unto the fold of the Lord! I will send some pictures next week!

If you want to know what I did this week.
  • We found Besnik's house and was able to talk to him and his family a little bit.
  • We went to our homie, Kadri's house!
  • Found a cool guy tracting who actually knows something about the Bible and we had a cool lesson from that!
  • The baptisms! 
  • I gave a talk at Church

Spiritual Thought:
We had a really good last lesson with our friend J* yesterday. He told us how he felt when he was baptized and how he felt the Spirit really strong and that he felt really happy! That whole lesson was just full of the Spirit! I felt so happy just knowing he was happy! I know that the Lord lives and loves us! He is always there with his hands outstretched ready to help us!

Monday, September 12, 2016

Meetings.. Meetings... Meetings!

There are so many street dogs here! We love them! We started to name them! haha

This week we had stacks and stacks and stacks of meetings!
-Zone training, Fier, Friday
-Stake Priesthood session, Tirane, Saturday.
-Adult session, watched it from Elbasan, Saturday.
-Stake conference, Durrës, Sunday.

It is absolutely amazing how many members of the church we have here in Albania, Kosovo, and Macedonia! I am so grateful for all the people here!!

Spiritual Thought:
We have this one new friend who's name is Orlando, he is super cool! He stopped us before we were going into our apartment and told us how he wanted to meet! We met him the next day and it was super cool! he loves to pray! and he loved how the first vision began with a prayer!

I am so grateful for the opportunity that we have to be able to talk to our Father in Heaven and be able to ask the person who knows everything any question we have! I know that Christ lives and through prayer we can know all things!

I love you all! thanks for the letters!
Love Elder Michael Uestën

Monday, September 5, 2016

Clean the church

This week we had Zone Conference, we went to Tirana and it was great! Got to see a lot of my homies from the MTC!

I went on an exchange in Fier! We were going to Fier, accidentally took a couple of wrong turns and we knew we wouldn't get back in time, so we stayed in Lushnje for the night, slept on the couches there and got to see the Lushnje Elders. After we left and went back to Fier, and had a couple lessons there. Ate some classic Fier pizza! Had a lot of fun there.

We had a good activity where we cleaned the church and moved all the books and stuff for 3 hours which was a lot of fun!

To end it off we had 52 people in church!!

Spiritual though:
God sent us here so we could gain experience and so that we could learn and improve. We will never improve and learn, the way the Lord wants us to, if we are always in our comfort zone. Trials are hard, but when we overcome them we are stronger! I know that Christ is here to help us in our trials.

I love you all!
Elder Michael Ueston