Tuesday, July 26, 2011



!! We had a huge parade this morning. We even got to go to the pre-parade presentation in the Tabernacle, where President Hinckley's son spoke to us. Also yesterday, we were able to attend the Music & the Spoken Word in the Conference Center! It was beautifully centered around the pioneers, of course. It's an exciting time here on Temple Square! It's SO nice to be back in the summer time again! It reminds me of my first transfer last year. We are working hard and meeting all kinds of people. Last week there was a big hungarian family that was trying to get into the temple doors, so the temple workers called us to come give them a tour. They thought the family was German-speaking, but they were actually Hungarian-speaking (who woulda thought? lol), and we have no Hungarian sisters! :( So we spoke english while the dad of the family translated. They were hilarious and fun, and just a really good family. It was probably my favorite tour of the week, even though they didn't refer for missionaries. But they did feel the Spirit, and that's what matters!

Wednesday was a funny day! Sister Kleine and I had just finished with a great tour, when a young guy came up to us and started asking about missionary work. He's 18, so he's preparing to serve a mission and wanted to get some advice on how to approach people and share the gospel with them! He will be such a great missionary! Some other sisters had challenged him to give out 3 pass-along cards, so he was working on that. He then asked us if he could walk around with us and see how we do it!!! haha I had never been asked that before, so it was interesting to approach people with a young man and his skateboard standing next to us! lol. But surprisingly it never felt awkward. Then we saw a man watching a video clip in the visitors center, and Aaron (the young man) wanted to talk to him. We gave him some words of encouragement and then he walked over and stood next to the man, watched the rest of the video clip, and then started talking to him! We watched from a distance in amazement as he gave him a pass-along card and even offered a Book of Mormon!! What an AWESOME missionary he will be. It was a great example to me- he didn't even have a tag on, and still had the courage and confidence to do missionary work like that. It helped me to realize that I need to forget all my fears and know that I have the power and authority, and the RIGHT to talk to and teach these people!

That night, we were in the call-center, and had an amazing lesson over the phone with Jerome from Minnesota. He's a really funny black guy who pronounces my name "Ro-shay-l" We laugh every time he says it :) And boy, is he a TALKER! As he was talking, a scripture popped into my head, so I grabbed my Book of Mormon and opened up to it. I really wanted to share it, so I started introducing it, but then Jerome interrupted me and kept going on and on. I tried again, but again was interrupted (not in a rude way... he just has a lot to say! lol). I tried 2 more times, and couldn't get a word in, so I finally just gave up. My companion and I were laughing silently because I couldn't seem to share my scripture! Then Sister Kleine started talking, and said that a scripture popped into her mind and she wanted to share it, but she had forgotten where it was in the Book of Mormon. She started explaining what it was talking about, and I realized it was the SAME scripture that I had looked up and tried to share! So I shoved my book in front of her and pointed to the correct verse. She smiled and we almost started laughing as she read it to him. We both had thought of the same scripture!! (Alma 37: 6-7) What a "coincidence" :) And it was exactly what he needed to hear. After that, Jerome changed from being slightly hesitant, to extremely excited to learn more about the church and to receive a copy of the Book of Mormon. He even went to church yesterday and met with the missionaries! We are so excited for him! So this all goes to show that the Spirit works through us (if he can't get one of us to share the scripture, he'll work on the other one! lol), and the Book of Mormon has POWER!!

Those are just a FEW of the experiences that I had this week. I LOVE BEING A MISSIONARY! There's so much to learn and so many people to teach! I'm glad to be a part of this work! Even though it gets rough at times! But I always like to say, "The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials."


Sister Rochelle Frogget

PS: I'm giving a talk in Sacrament meeting next week!! On HUMILITY! Wish me luck!
PPS: When I went to the choir yesterday morning, a lady walked up to me and asked me if I'm related to Tara Frogget! I of course told her she's my sister, and she was with a girl named Elena Watts- who was Tara's trek sister!!! Crazy huh? They thought I looked almost exactly like Tara. That was fun. IMMEDIATELY after I talked with her, ANOTHER lady walked up to me and asked if I was Blaine's sister! I said YES and she happened to be the mother of one of Blaine's companions in Germany! Elder Barnes' mom! Crazy small world, eh?

Monday, July 18, 2011

Hallo allesamt!!

(That's German! Sister Kleine is teaching me all kinds of fun phrases and words!)
Wow the weeks are just flying by here on Temple Square. Thousands of people pass through these gates. We have so many little miracles every single day as we talk with people and help them feel the Spirit here. It's great to be back! :)
The Lord seriously places specific people in our path. There are no such things as coincidences here. Ever since I've been with Sister Kleine, we've met more German people than I have throughout my entire mission! We took two huge motorcoach tours last week. They were all from different parts of Germany, and I couldn't help but think about BLAINE and how he's the one serving those people! I wondered if maybe he even knocked on any of their doors or walked down their streets. They are great and kind people, but not very accepting to religion at all. Blaine is doing an incredible work over there, and he's working HARD, that's for sure! He had FIVE investigators at church yesterday!!!! Can you believe that!? What a miracle! :) We've also taken many individual German tours. Two couples really liked everything, and almost referred for missionaries, but didn't. But a seed has been planted! Maybe Blaine will be the one to harvest it! :)

On Friday, we met a WONDERFUL family in the South Visitors Center. I seriously thought they were members. But we soon found out that they weren't. We took them around, and ended in the Conference Center. There's a big art gallery there of stories in the Book of Mormon, and they were completely fascinated by it- by the stories, and the concept of another book of doctrine on the American continent. They will be an amazing member family- some day soon!!! 3 other people referred in the Conference Center too! There's just an incredible atmosphere and Spirit there. It is evidence of the Restoration!

We've been taking big youth conferences and YSA groups around too. It's exhausting, but fun! I love being tired in the service of the Lord. We don't have NEAR as much time in the call center anymore, but with the little time that we do have, we've found a couple investigators from Missouri and Texas. Whoo! :)

We had a meeting the other night that was spiritually uplifting, and made me think. Just like it's important to know about the apostasy before you can understand the need for the Restoration, it's ALSO necessary to know about the fall in order to understand the need for the Atonement. I'm really trying to focus more on the Savior as I talk with and teach people. He's the CENTER of it all! Where would we be without Him? People need to understand that they NEED Him. I want you to think of your relationship with Jesus Christ. Why do you need a Savior? What does the Atonement mean to you? If someone were to ask you why they need a Savior, what would you tell them? ... just some interesting thoughts. It's harder than it seems to put it into words! But I'm doing all I can to strengthen my relationship with the Lord- really knowing who He is. Then I'll be able to understand and explain things with more power and conviction. I love my Savior and I know that He lives!!!!!

Hab' dich lieb und hoffe, du hast eine schoene Woche! (Deine Schwester ist verrueckt!)

All my love-

Sister Rochelle Frogget!!!

Monday, July 11, 2011


It's GREAT to be back on the square again! It is as busy as ever and I'm loving it!!! My new companion is
Sister Kleine from GERMANY! And you know what? Blaine met her in the MTC back in November! She's from Flensburg- the northern part. She said she has family and friends in Hannover, which is where Blaine is at the moment!! We are working really well together. I got back on Wednesday night at 10pm, since I missed my flight, and I was DEAD tired. And we had to take a motorcoach tour the next morning at 7:00!! So I was really thrown back into the swing of things. It was interesting to get used to being here again. But I think I've got the hang of it again :) I really miss Vermont- I was able to witness so many wonderful miracles there and grow close to the people. But it is now time to put both feet back on the square! :) Before I do that, though, I want to tell you what happened the last couple weeks, since I wasn't able to email on the 4th of July! Nancy's BAPTISM WAS ON SATURDAY the 2nd!!!!!!!
It was absolutely amazing! Before the program started, she was putting her suit on and was really nervous. My companions and I all gathered in a circle with her and said a prayer of comfort and peace. After the talks were given and she was immersed in the water, she just started sobbing. She knew this is what she needed to do. She felt a true forgiveness of her sins. It was a new beginning and a time of covenant-making with her Father in heaven. When she got back into the room, she was beaming. That, my friends, is true happiness. That is what this is all about.

The next day was Fast Sunday. It was PACKED! And our wonderful Nancy was confirmed a member of the Church and given the gift of the Holy Ghost. I couldn't stop smiling! THEN, she got up and bore her testimony!! GET THIS. It was hilarious. She said a few sweet things, and then she said, "I want you all to do something for me. I want you to stand up." So we all stood up, not knowing what was going on. Then she said, "Now I want you to clap 10 times" (So we all clapped- in the chapel!... no bueno! lol.) "Thank you. That was a standing ovation for Jesus." We couldn't help but laugh as we sat down! But then she explained her conversion story, and how Christ is the One that led her to this point, and gave a beautiful testimony. Then she ended it with the most sincere and touching prayer. It was a bit of a change for a typical fast and testimony meeting (haha), but it was spirit-filled and very touching. We all love Nancy and I am SO happy to have witnessed all of this.

What a great way to end my time in the New Hampshire Manchester Mission!!

That Wednesday I traveled to Manchester, had a wonderful interview with President Wilkey, and went to the airport. It was VERY sad to leave. A bittersweet moment. I will always love that mission and I thank Heavenly Father that He sent me there for a short time.

Our plane was really delayed, but once we went on board, I sat next to a very kind man named Tom. We began talking and didn't stop till the plane landed! He was traveling back home to Texas, and we had great conversations about his family, work, and religion (of course!). I talked to him all about Joseph Smith and the Book of Mormon. He's catholic, but doesn't practice it at all, and he said he would like a copy of the Book of Mormon! And the missionaries in Texas will be bringing it to him! I sent his information through yesterday, and my companion and I will be teaching him over the phone this week! AAAAH! so exciting! :)

There's so much I want to tell you, but I'm just about out of time!! :( Sister Kleine and I have seen some awesome things happen already! Including 3 German referrals!!! Now Blaine would know that that is a miracle! We're trying and praying to find people from his area so that we can send a referral to HIM!!!! How amazing would that be!? We'll do our best!!! :) I love this work and know that the gospel is ALL TRUE!!!! I love being back on the square and look forward to sharing more miracles with you next week! xoxoxoxoxo


Sister Rochelle Frogget

OH BY THE WAY!!!!!!!

Sister Woo (my former companion from Singapore that I trained before I left) is now TRAINING!!!! I have a little grandbaby! :) haha! Her name is Sister Miguel from Mexico. And guess what?? I few transfers ago, Sister Miguel came with her family to Temple Square to get a tour before she went into the MTC, and I WAS THE ONE THAT GAVE IT TO HER!!! IN SPANISH!!! And when she told me she was coming here on a mission, I thought I would train her. Little did I know that my trainee would train her!!! haha :) Crazy story huh!:?