Learning lessons from LDS immigrants

Last Sunday we had a fantastic talk in our ward. A sister who had immigrated from the Philippines told the story of her families conversion when she was in the Philippines as a teenager. Her family was pretty poor and lacked basic durable goods like a TV and a fridge. Upon paying tithing her father had a series of rapid promotions and they ended up living what was in the Philippines a fairly middle class lifestyle, essentially they could afford a fridge and this simplified their lives quite a bit. She spoke about how grateful they were that they had a fridge and they were always appreciative of food that stayed fresh.

She ended her talk by talking about how grateful her 19 year old daughter was for the janitorial job she had at BYU that helped her get thru school.

Imagine if you will the audience for this talk.

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