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Saturday, March 29, 2014

This will be a first...

So, my name is Cody Norman. Last time I checked, I'm Amy's (Sister Campbell's) boyfriend, and I'll just say this: It's the best feeling in the world.

I asked what she thought, and she had no objections to having me update her blog. Just so you all know, I have NEVER messed with a blog before, so don't blame me if everything that I say is plain old boring. (it's a work in progress!)

This might not turn out so pretty...

Anywho, Just so you all know what's going on here, I'll introduce myself a little bit. (But just a little bit, the real star here is Amy) Like I said, I am Amy's boyfriend, and I just got back from my mission in Sao Paulo, Brazil 2 weeks ago. I like apples, pickles, and reading books. Great! Now that you've all gotten to know me, let's get on with this! 

So Sister Amy Campbell was just transfered recently to her new area! (how exciting!) She is now going to (and I quote) "I am leaving the place that I love (Brigham North), and I will be going to Pleasant Valley with Sister Ingram. Pleasant valley is in South Ogden." Here's a picture of her old zone:

Sister Campbell is the one being silly, of course =)
She said that she was sad to be moving on, but she is getting pretty excited over this new area. The general vibe that I pick up from her emails is that she is just plain old happy and animated to be on her misison. She is just the best missionary ever! (To all of those who have family members or friends who are currently serving on missions and are reading this blog; sorry, but the blog author [me] reserves the right to express his personal opinions whenever he chooses. SO, Amy's the best missionary ever in my eyes, it's allowed to be someone else in yours) I'm not going to write anything else tonight. It's late, and I need to gather my thoughts before putting up anything else. Thanks for paying attention! 

Thursday, November 14, 2013

 Sister Kuwahara and Sister Campbell eating at Angie's.

 Sister Campbell and Sister Kuwahara enjoying another day of missionary work.

A SUNSHINE package from home - Melissa Hirschi had fun putting it all together for Amy.

 Sister Campbell is having a very intense conversation on the phone while riding in the car.

 Sister Campbell just LOVES this little car. If only it were PINK!

Sister Campbell and Sister Kuwahara enjoying the sunshine of Utah.

Sister Campbell is a bear!!!
From 7-2-2013
I know that it is a miracle that I am on my mission right now. I am so grateful for this opportunity to grow and become a better person. I know it's going to affect my whole life and my children and my husband. I am thankful for the things I am learning. I find it precious, the testimony I have grown. Things just make sense to me know about Heavenly Father's plan for his children! His whole plan is simply eternal happiness! Why would we not want to follow him when it will only benefit us?! Sometimes humans are just silly and don't take important things seriously. It is the most serious thing in this world, for it will affect you eternally. If anyone has questions, don't hesitate to search for answers for them. We are promised that as we diligently search for answers with faith, they will be given to us. I love this gospel and the happiness it brings and the atonement and that second and third and fourth chances it allows. 
I love you all so much! 
Sis. Campbell

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

This LOVE song has come out since both Amy and Cody left on their missions. I know they both would really like it. Especially because the fellow is playing his guitar for his girl, and later he has grown a beard - SO Cody!
Here's a bit from one of Cody's letters from the week of 6-24-2013:

{Cody is teaching some AWESOME young men, but their mothers will not let them get baptized - it's frustrating for Cody.}Sigh...it makes me so sad. We had a visit with one of them last night, a ________ {censoring out a name, again} who is 15, and had his mom in the room too, and we were visiting him with 3 members: 2 youth and one relief society member. We watched a video about the atonement and missionary work that had a part of Jeffery R. Holland´s incredible transmission that Amy included in her farewell talk, and I KNOW that the mom felt the spirit, but she is quite honestly being rather stubborn. I don´t know why she won´t let him follow this path 100%. She says she isn´t impeding him, but she won´t let him get baptized. (I don´t think she knows what ´impede´means...) I was so sad at the end, and just wanted to ´burn´ her with the spirit, and talk about all of the youth in the bible that were called by God to do great things, and how God trusted them to make important decisions (John the Baptist, Samuel the boy prophet, David to liberate Israel from the Philistines...) But I didn't, it doesn't matter if the person´s mind is closed.