Our sweet Elder Ramos lost his mother this last week.
He talked to her on Mothers day
and then right after they talked...
she was diagnosed with a pneumonia.
Soon after her diagnosis, she slipped into a coma.
and then suddenly she passed away
Everything was so unexpected...
I tell you this story with his permission.
Elder Ramos was able to fly home to Puno, Peru
for her funeral and testify to those there that
Families can be Forever...
His parents were married in the Temple
and have their family sealed together.
Elder Ramos has handled this trial with great
Faith and Strength.
He is sad but knows that
"All is Well"
when we live the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
He has dealt with the grief by
being diligent and working harder.
He wants everyone to know that they can be
sealed to their family members....
and it will tie them together throughout eternity.
We have had missionaries lose their Mother or Father
while serving here with us.
It is the most difficult thing we have dealt with.
But these young men and women are valiant
and understand that there is a plan
for each one of us.
And our Savior, Jesus Christ is at the center of this plan.
He makes up the difference
where we fall short or when we have pain.
His love heals, strengthens, motivates and guides
us to a better life and a life of understanding.
We love you Elder Ramos.... Thank you for your
wonderful example of Testimony and Faith.