Thursday, October 27, 2016

Week #15 - I'm not Korean: October 18, 2016 - October 24, 2016

Eating Korean food with long noodles.
This week was my first time trying Korean food. It was very delicious but SPICY! Since I've been in Malaysia, most people ask me if I'm Korean, Japanese, or any other type of asian except Chinese. As I walked into the Korean restaurant, the Korean man at the counter greeted me in Korean and when I asked if he thought I was Korean, he said yes. Well at least I even fool the locals! 

The upside down museum.
For p-day, we went to the Upside Down Museum. The pictures were totally awesome as we defied gravity, kind of. You have to use the context clues to see what angle the picture needs to be turned so that the right side is up :) This week we are saying goodbye to Sister Larkin as she returns home to Australia.  She has been a wonderful companion to both Sister Durham and myself.  Good luck Sister Larkin!! Sister Quan, coming from East Malaysia, will now be joining Sister Durham and myself in Penang. We are excited to have her with us.

This week we went back to Ipoh for both Zone Conference and District Conference. Zone Conference occurs once per transfer where we learn how to be better missionaries with the mission president and his wife. The Ipoh Zone also had District Conference (similar to stake conference). The Ipoh Zone includes Ipoh, Penang, Butterworth (mainland Penang that is an elders only area), and Sitiawan (elders only area). It was fun to go back to my first, original area and see the awesome members in both Ipoh and Penang! When members from Ipoh asked me
Ipoh Zone
about Penang, my companion just had to spread the news that I fell into the sewers. Now everybody calls me Sister Drains. During conference, we learned more about faith and how faith in Jesus Christ and His atonement leads us to repentance. I enjoyed a quote by Elder David A Bednar in the October 2007 conference, "Our spiritual purpose is to overcome both sin and the desire to sin, both the taint and tyranny of sin". I know this purpose is only accomplished through the atonement of Christ and our faith to act and repent. 

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