Wednesday, November 20, 2013

My new address is:

November 17th Letter- Hello again Charlotte, North Carolina (:

Hello darlings!!
Well guess what!!  I got transferred back to Charlotte!  But In a totally different Ward and Stake.  I am closer to South Carolina now, part of my area even covers it!  So Now I have been to every part of my mission (; yay!
Sister Burrows is from Northern Arizona (a little town called Fredonia) she has been out three months and is great!  I love working with her already!  We are opening a third area in Providence!  So now they will have three sets of missionaries in this ward!  Crazy!  The work is moving forward! (:  I love it!
Well This part of Charlotte is the very, very nice part.. So pray we will find humble people to teach..  Because so far we haven't had any luck sadly..  We had a total of 4 hour lessons last week..  I forgot what its like first opening an area..  The Monday before transfers Sister Blaney and I had two other lessons, found three new investigators and had two lessons with less active members--all after 5pm!  Which was a miracle!!  But just shows the difference..  I know that we will get there soon though!  I have the faith (:  We can do it!!
Well out of time.. but some news..
My whole mission will be getting iPads during the first week of December!!  Crazy huh?!!  Sister Burrows is so excited!! haha.  I'm excited too!  But going to miss my white little planners (; haha
Elder Quentin L. Cook (spelling?) will be coming this weekend as well!!  Super excited!! (:
My new address is:

1821 Echo Forest Drive #103
Charlotte, NC 28270
Letters are always welcomed (;
Well out of time!!
I love you all so so much!!
Sister Knell

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

November 11th Letter - Leaving Danville ):

Hello loved ones!! (:

Well I am getting transferred!!  ):  

I am so sad to leave Danville!!!!  But also super excited for whatever will come!! (:

This week was a slooowwww week!!  But still great!!! Because of Daylight savings it is sunny in the morning and we go running now!!  YAY!!  We've gone almost every day!!!  (:  It has helped me have more energy throughout the day!  And it was bike week so lots of movement!  Which was good because it was SO cold this past week!!  They keep telling us that it might snow on Wednesday.. Too bad I'll miss it (; haha

Well we biked LOTS this week!!  It actually felt so good!!  I am starting to really like biking!!  Except on windy days.. that is not fun..

The leaves are beautiful here!!  But ALL over the place!  ha.  We raked my favorite persons yard!  Her name is Ida Mae Bliss.  She is the sister on my Facebook page.  She is 98 years old and amazing!!  We love her!!  She reminds me of Gpa Tom a bit (: ha.  She made us Chicken noodle soup and Hot cocoa afterwards. So sweet!  (:  But the hot cocoa was made with milk.. so sister Blaney had to secretly drink both of them.. haha.  We had 13 30gallon size bags from her yard!  It was seriously COVERED with leaves.  She has a huge tree in front of her house. And her neighbors have lots around her too!  Lots of trees!  I love it!!  Its funny the leaves here reminded me of the snow in Utah!  Everyone has leaves on there cars and all around their cars.  They have to blow the leaves away. ha too funny to me!

Friday we had a zone meeting and zone lunch.  It was lovely as always!!  But one thing that really stood out to me was how important it is to have bold, simple and powerful statements, especially while door and street contacting.  the spirit is so strong with simple short phrases.  I love it!  
So that is something I will be working on this week!  

Y'all could try it too!!  What we did was, 
find a principle out of PMG ch 8 (or just a church principle)--which is just six words of less. 
then share a core experience about the principle,  
Scripture to support princicple
and then finish by testifying.
It is so powerful!!  And doesn't have to be too long!

I'd love it if you'd share one you came up with!!  (:

After we had a zone lunch!  Which was lots of fun!  We had Chick-fil-a which is my new favorite!! haha probably not that best though (; I'm becoming a southern! haha

Then our apt. manager( who is a member) took us out to eat at a seafood place which was sooo yummy!  I thought I hated seafood..  I am starting to like lots of new things out here!  It is crazy!  And then after she said she had a surprise for us!  And she made us Italian cram bracelets!  It was the sweetest thing!  I love Sister Richardson!  I will miss her so much!!  She knew one of us would be leaving so she wanted us to have a memory of her and Danville!  Best memory ever!! (: 

Yesterday was a bit rough saying goodbye to the ward.. ): but It was the Primary Program!  So it was great!!  the children were adorable!!  And so great at their parts!!  Loved it!!  I miss my lil' ones back home!  So precious!!

OH!  Mom, tell sister Andersen's Primary class that I have given two of their copies of the Book of Mormon out!  One was Matt Runnell's Book of Mormon-I gave it to one of our investigators named Beverly.  She is great!  and loved the compass in it!  And the other was Jadden's Book of Mormon-I gave it to a man named Doug, he loves learning about religion and really enjoyed the Book of Mormon but left his at his cabin and hasn't been able to get it.  So I thought that would be perfect!  He was grateful!  So those are they only two I have given out so far!  I am trying to give out to those who really will appreciate them! (:  So please let them know!! (:  thank you!!

I love y'all so much!! 

Thank you for all the support!!!


Sister Knell


Monday, November 4, 2013

November 8th Letter - Short on Time...

Hi hi!!

So out of time!! Sorry!!!

I love you all so much!!

This week has been a good one and a rough one.. 

There was a passing of a sweet little 8 day old baby last week and we went to her funeral this week.  It was a hard one.. I kept thinking about all my sweet nieces and nephews and how much I love them and am so blessed for them and my family!  This family is a part member family and have been struggling spiritually and in many other ways..  So losing this sweet angel was even harder.  
It was interesting to be at the funeral..  It was just a graveside service. And Our bishop here spoke and then the preacher of the dad's side spoke.  The spirit was so strong and amazing when bishop Mullins was speaking.  I felt so calm and peaceful about everything.  But them the preacher spoke.. and it just didn't feel right..  

I am so grateful for the gospel!!  We are so blessed to have a loving Heavenly Father!!  And to know about the Plan of Salvation!!!

I love you all!!!


Sister Knell

OH!!  Transfer CALLS this Saturday, so it y'all are sending me something in the mail, it needs to get there by the 9th just in case I get transferred!


October 28th Letter - Lots of Time in the Car

Hello y'all!!!!!

Out of time!

This week has been an AMAZING week!!!!
So last Monday as you know we had Elder Zwick and his wife come and speak to us! Then sister Blaney and I had exchanges on Thursday and Friday!  I went to Tanglewood-which is in Winston-Salem, NC (1 1/2 hour drive) and got to serve with Sister Wright!  We came out at the same time!  It was so much fun!!!  And sister Blaney stayed here in Danville, VA and Sister Bowman came here to work with her.  I love having Sister training Leaders!!  They are the BEST!!  Exchanges are the funnest things!!  I look up to those sisters so much!  They are seasoned missionaries!  Then Saturday we had another Mission Conference and got to hear from Elder Parker and Elder and Sister Kopischke!  They were hilarious!  I love sister Kopischke!  To finish off the week we had 3 investigators at church!!!!  What a wonderful week!!!  I have been spiritually feed like crazy!!!

I know the church is true!!!

I love you all so much!!

Sister Knell 
my halloween pumpkin painted gold! hehe