". . . the Lord God hath given a commandment that all men should have charity, which charity is love."2 Nephi 26:30
We had a teaching appointment at 12:30 and the (very sweet) lady asked me to cover Elder Blain's eyes until we got into the living room. When he opened his eyes, there on the table was lunch and a birthday cake! He was deeply touched that she would do that for him. How spoiled can he get? Not only that, she gave him a box of chocolates! I must repent for coveting his chocolates, but (sigh) I am cursed to live in this chocolate loving country and not be able to have any! Though I'm jealous, I am happy for him to be treated so well and it certainly has made this birthday extra special even though it is hard being away from home and missing a family get together. We shared most of the cake with the zone leaders and others at the church building tonight since we were there for the Preach My Gospel class and our Missionary Correlation meeting. Like I said, the English are getting even with these Americans and fattening us up for exportation.
|See how special he is being treated.|
|A close up of the cute cake.|
|Yum! He's reading his card there on the right.|
|We met this purple couple today in Queen Victoria's garden.|
|And we met happy yellow flowers.|
|It is surprising that a giant Sunflower grows in England. Ha, ha! The bees were enjoying them. See the bee on the left?|