Sent: Mon, February 8, 2010 4:24:32 PM
Subject: Elder Hale
Your son Elder Hale, gave me this address as per my request. He said that you are okay with random e-mails. I just want to tell you Thank you for a wonderful son that you raised. We have enjoyed getting to know him and his companion Elder Deming. They have fun personalities and a strong testimony of the gospel. Our testimonies have been strengthened as they have shared dinner, family home evenings and stop by visits with us. As members, we don't get the opportunity to have the missionaries over too often. We were happy when our daughter saw them in church and invited them over for dinner. They shared their music talents and I have to say they sing very well. They sang silent night and the harmony was amazing! They also came over so we could share birthdays. Our son has the same birthday as Elder Deming and close to your son's on the 13th of December. I attached some pictures we took during a family home evening lesson they gave on putting on the Armour of God to help avoid the fiery darts of the adversary. They made this Armour themselves. I love the duct tape and the broom end they used as accents. As you will see, they used a nerf gun to symbolize the fiery darts of the adversary. We loved the lesson and their testimonies.
Tonight during family home evening my children will write some thoughts on Elder Hale and the impact he has had on their life. Your son and his companion have been great examples. My children, ages 17, 14, 11, and 8 have commented over and over how much they really like Elder Hale and Elder Deming and that they are fun missionaries. I will send that to you in the mail. I thought you might like to see the pictures and know what's coming. Thanks again for your sons example. He is an awesome missionary!!
Sister Josie Bennett