I got to teach an investigator of his! It was amazing!
We met up with a member who remembered my dad and showed me pictures.
I got to see my dad on his mission here!
|My dad is the non-Japanese Elder in these photos (1986)|
Then we went to the address of Muto-san. My dad had taught her on his mission and I had met her while I was young. We rang the bell and I explained that I was a missionary for the church.
She came out and I said that my father had been here too...
She said "What? Orton?" Yes! "Emily?" Yes that's me!
It was so wonderful!
She was so happy to let us in. Super super surprised!
We went through the pictures from home that I brought on my mission and
she remembered my father really well.
Then in the back of the book was
a picture of her and I when my
Dad took us to see her when I was
little (1 1/2).
|Muto-san and Emi-chan|
Then we took another photo together (20 years later)!
This was such a miracle. She explained that if we had been just one week off she
would have been on vacation. I am so glad we got to see each other again!
The gospel makes the world very small.