Mom, thanks for your letter. I did get the other package last week, the one with the shirts and apple cider, yum. Thanks a lot. Yeah,I know I need to write a few letters, I´ll get around to it one of these days I promise:) Oh and I agree last week was a fun little surprise with the email.
Well, as far as my life goes.....things are much better with my companion. I think that is hard when to people are so very different and to top it off are from very different cultures. We are making it work and usually laughing at each others wacky customs. Ha. yep. OH and have I mentioned that it is HOT here, yep still hot, incase anyone was wondering. Alex is lucky that he´ll miss the heat.
Let´s see can´t tink of anything new me wise, so as for the reason I´m here.....
This was a really good week. We finally had investigators at church! All of three of them really liked it. It was so great to be able to help people feel the spirit of the Lord at church and learn more about his gospel and how they can apply it to their lives. One of our investigators, Pablo, is really a genuine person. He does what he says he is going to do and want very much to follow the Savior. He used to be very active in another church, but hasn´t gone in the past to years. He realizes that something is missing in his life. The first time we met with him he said that he felt full, in a way that he hadn´t felt in a really long time. He told us yestserday that he really liked it and felt really good, but is a little nervous to take steps away from what he knows and where he is comfortable. He said a lot of things that we teach him and talk about are new to him, and he´s just not sure. Well, we assured him that Heavenly Father wants the very best for him and that through sincere prayer he will recieve an answer from God. He has amazing faith in the Lord and it has got him through some tough times in his life, we are excited to see him again this week and see how the Lord has helped him.
We had several lessons with Luz Maria this week. She told her aunt the otherday that she wants to be baptized. That is a big step for her and hopefully that will help open up the line of communication between the two of them. They don´t talk too much. Her testimony is growing and we are getting better at figuring out ways that help her understand the lessons. We have arranged for a member to help her learn how to read. Luz Maria is very excited for this and I know this will help build her confidence in the Lord and how he can help her if she trusts in him.
Basically, I´m trying to work hard with the time the Lord has given me in Tigre and we are seeing blessings in the lives of our investigators as they begin to put the Lord first in their lives.
Well that´s about all I got this week. I´ll try and be more exciting next week.
Love and miss you!!!
Ps. Jack, WOW! That is so great. I´m praying that things continue to go well.