Monthly Archives: September 2015

Sister Whittaker’s 69th Week

September 28, 2015


This week was quite a busy week with zone conference, planning and splits. We found out on Saturday we had two days to plan our training for zone conference. I think Sister Sholly and I experienced what I think Joseph Smith meant by “pure intelligence flowing into you” and “sudden strokes of ideas” from the Spirit. I know that with the little time we had to plan, the spirit was guiding us on what we needed to say to help the missionaries.


After our splits this week with the Szolnok sisters, we didn’t have much luck talking with people or giving away Book of Mormons, especially in the rain and cold. Hungarians are never in the mood to talk. Our spirits were feeling a bit down, but we kept going. I stopped a women on the street and we had a great conversation. I was able to testify and give her a Book of Mormon. Today, we met again and she told us that she felt it wasn’t a coincidence that we met. She said “that day we met, I usually shop at the Cope, but that day I just felt I should go a different way, I don’t know why.. but that is when I ran into you!” I know God knows us, and knows exactly what we need.
While we were walking out in the rain, we hear someone yell, “Sisters!” We turn to look and it was Zita, our investigator that disappeared and we weren’t able to get a hold of her. She turned her car around, got out and gave us the biggest hug. Yesterday we were able to meet with her and that special spirit was there. They are back!
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This week we watched the Joseph Smith movie with our investigator. Even after the sixth time watching it, tears still came to my eyes. I know Joseph Smith was a prophet of God, that through God’s power he was able to translate the Book of Mormon. I know he was willing to die for it rather than deny the truthfulness of it.
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You see so many lives change on your mission because of the gospel. I know it is true.
Well, time to get back to work! I love you all. I hope you have a wonderful week, God bless.
All my love, Whittaker Nővér
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Sister Whittaker’s 68th Week

September 21, 2015


It was a great week here in Kecskemét. We had so many miracles. One of our old investigators who we felt fell off the earth and we didn’t hear from her for a couple weeks finally answered her phone and is wanting to meet again. God has been hearing our prayers and they were answered.

We went to Szeged this week to split with the sisters. It was great to be back in my old city, meeting with some of my old investigators that I had taught. While we were walking through the city I look ahead and see Sue, who I had taught in Szeged. She ran up and gave me the biggest hug. On splits, we saw all kinds of miracles. We got 2 let ins and 5 numbers from off the street. Who knew you could have so much fun doing missionary work and still work hard.


We went up to Buda for a leadership conference and Elder Leimer from the quorum of the 70 came to speak to us. It was exactly what I needed to hear this week. He talked a lot about who we represent as missionaries. We represent God, not other missionaries. Sometimes we fear what man would think, but rather we should fear what God would think. He gave a wonderful example of our Savior, Jesus Christ who raised the dead, caused the blind to see and healed the sick. He was subjected to all things and he didn’t care to be liked or to please others. He taught His gospel with love and He knew His purpose.
I love my Savior. I love this gospel and I wouldn’t rather be anywhere else than in beautiful Hungary. The gospel changes lives and it has changed mine. I hope you all have a great week.
All my love, Whittaker Nővér

Sister Whittaker’s 67th Week

September 14, 2015


Meggie didn’t have enough time to write a formal blog post today, but wants you to know she loves you all!

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Sister Whittaker’s 66th Week

September 7, 2015

Sziasztok Testvéreim,

It has been a week full of miracles, splits, doggings, rakókrumpli, more rakókrumpli and a little bit of heartbreak. Starting off with the good news, we went on splits this week with the Pécsi sisters, Sister Widtfelt and Sister Levenan. We had all kinds of fun, a day full of programs, getting ice cream breaks and even getting a let in while tracting. Sister Sholly and I found new people off the street and set up a few programs for this next week. We are so blessed here in Kecskemét. Now, for the sad news. Our family who had a baptism date this coming month called us and told us they don’t want to meet, nor get baptized. It came as a complete surprise. We went to go visit our other investigator with a baptism date and they confessed they haven’t been reading or praying for months. There are times like these when your heart just breaks. You give these people your whole heart and soul, love them, pray for them everyday and think of ways how you can make their life better. Sometimes, they just aren’t willing to commit right now. During this week, one of my favorite quotes came to mind from Jeffery R. Holland. “Dont you quit. You keep walking. You keep trying. There is help and happiness ahead. Some blessings come soon, some come late and some don’t come until heaven. But for those who embrace the Gospel of Jesus Christ they come. It will be alright in the end. Trust God and believe in good things to come.”


I do know that good things are coming and we have already seen many blessings this week. I am so grateful for opposition because without it we would never progress. I am grateful for my loving Savior, who loved us enough to die for us. That with all my weaknesses and shortcomings, He still loves me.




I hope you all have a wonderful week. Don’t forget to do something nice for someone else. Don’t you quit. Keep trusting in our Heavenly Father. Everything will be alright.

I love you all.

Sok szeretettel, Whittaker Nővér

SHOUTOUT to my best friend, Kat Coates who got married this week. I love you.