A Man of Few Words


I cant believe you got my present already! that was fast. but I'm glad I got there safely I was worried about it! hahaha I knew you were going to love it! and your making a book? that's cool! I guess I need to send more letters home!

keith clearwater is the man. and so is nick! we have been emailing back and forth pretty much every week since I left and he is such a good missionary I can just tell. This next transfer is his last one! he said he is already enrolled in school and all that.. ahhh. not going to lie I'm pretty jealous. I feel like I'm never coming home. this week has been hard, my companion is young and ah yeah that's all I'll say about that. pray for us. hahah!
Since I'm the district leader, any time anyone in my district has a baptism I do the interview! The sisters in my district have one this weekend so I interviewed this lady and it was so fun. After the interview she asked if I would baptise and confirm her.. ahhh. the baptising is easy but I'm nervous for the confirmation. ***** baptism is the next week and I'll be confirming him too! scary. They do the confirmations in sacrament meeting.. I don't think we do that back home.
ah you saw Jeremiah.. I'm so jealous! I have not gotten any of my packages yet.. i hope they don't come until closer to my b day because i don't know how long I'll be able to wait. hahah but I'm so excited! I have a few members that have offered their house to skype i don't know who yet but the good this is I'll be able to call home and tell you when I'm skyping and all that good stuff! I cant wait. this has been the longest four months ever. I miss you guys so much! but I'm doing good.
thanks for everything! i love you -elder guzzo


Blessings of the Priesthood

No costume necessary at the ward Trunk or Treat

Hello everyone!

So it's great day to be a missionary in Western Australia as President Lindsay always says! but it has been a great week! We had our second lesson with **** (husband of ****, Jakes first baptism) and it was amazing. One of the first experiences where I could feel the spirit speaking through me. I don't remember exactly the things that were said but everything that came out of mine and Elders Turners mouth was from the holy ghost and was exactly what **** needed to hear. As I told you about last time he DIDNT believe in God. We taught faith and prayer, and as we bore testimony the spirit manifested the truthfulness of the things we were saying. After the lesson he told **** that he 100% felt a presense in the room, one that he couldn't describe. As the lesson progressed I could tell that he felt it and the timing was right, so I asked him if he will prepare himself to be baptised on the 30th of november! He committed! what a great day that will be.
last night elder turner and I went on splits with the assistants! this was awesome. elder jordan is who I went with and he served in merriwa almost a year ago. so we met with the sweetest woman, she isn't a member but has so much faith. she is more spiritual than a lot of members I know.. but she just doesnt think that she needs to do anything more. she feels that she already knows God and her Savior enough. so elder jordan knew her from when he was here and I know her really well.. we call her mom hahah because she loves us missonaries so much. but we had a lesson with her and it was unreal. she knew whaat we were up too right from the start and said that she is good with where she is at and doesn't see herself changing.. but elder jordan has so much faith, to be honest I didn't think there was more we could have done right then but he pressed forward and started to teach the gospel of Jesus Christ. Faith in Jesus Christ. repentence, baptism, recieving the gift of the holy ghost, and enduring to the end. The gospel of Jesus Christ can solve any concern there is. The gospel of Jesus Christ is life, it is what we are here to live. As we shared this with her, love and the holy ghost filled the room, there was no denying it. Everyone was in tears as we challenged her to put her worries aside and follow the Savior. She wasn't set on date for baptism, but when I write next week I'm pretty confident that we will have a date for her. Another cool story about this lady is that she loves the church and has so much faith in the priesthood. She got really sick last month and she had a cat scan that showed a little shadow or a dot in her lungs that the doctors thought could possibly be cancer. she asked john if he would call specifically elder pula and I to come give her a blessing. I've never been more grateful for my priesthood that on that day. I believe that priesthood blessing are predicated on the faith of the person recieving the blessing, and this lady has so much of it. A few weeks after the blessing she had anther cat scan... the spot was gone. When she told me that I about lost it. I can't really talk more about it because it was so intense but yeah.
So its been great week! I had some amazing moments this week that helped me realize why I'm here. why I'm in western australia, and specifically why I'm in merriwa. we need these moments to fuel us through the rough patches. but I love what im doing! time is honestly going quick.. it seems like I just left. I have a long way to go but I have so much to look forward too. I sent your b day present so I hope it gets there on time. There is my sd card which had a video on there so I hope you enjoy that! I absolutely loved hearing about the missionary experience you had today! sister missonaries really do carry a sweet spirit, much different than elders. The sisters who you taught you guys are way too cute! I'm glad they were able to teach the first lesson! the restoration is my favorite thing to teach! 

Yeah and my district is on fire! we have some of the best numbers in the mission right now hah! Elder turner and I had to speak in sacrament meeting again... joys of being missionary. haha but my time is running out! I hope yous have a great week! I love you all. I love this gospel. thanks for all your support and prayers! cant wait till next week. love you! -elder guzzo

Doing some Service with Elder Liutai


Greenie to Greenie

hi momma!

Elder turner is all good! reminds me of myself as a greenie haha so like last month.. haha! he is from fort worth texas! he's cool. so christmas.. I mean like it seems like you are going all out for my birthday so christmas doesn't need to be anything big! I just cant wait to see you guys. be ready to skype! hahah. You can send me whatever you want! maybe you could send me another thing of spice bomb? that would be sweet and missionaries always need more ties hahah! but serious mom don't go too crazy. I love you!

But yeah having a good week here! **** husband **** just became a new investigator! woohoo! I want to baptise him so bad and then in a year go through the temple with them! how cool would that be? Hey so my first district meeting is tomorrow and I have to give training on the plan of salvation.. do you know any fun activities I can do to help me teach that? I need your creativity! 

I'm serving around some super cool dudes. Elder Liutai and I are becoming close homies.. He's from sydney and is a rugby player but I'm trying to convince him to come to Provo and play football hahaha he is the big guy in the picture. We have been doing a lot of service for people which is good, its a really effective finding tool. OH go on youtube and watch merriwa and mindarie trunk or treat! you should see me. the bishop made this video on halloween haha. thanks for your help! I love you mom. remember that every night I pray that wherever you are and whatever you are doing I specifically pray for you to feel my love for you right then and there. so I hope you do. I love you so much momma! I'll talk to you next week :)