We had a great week. We had the two baptisms and they were awesome. I’m sending photos in another email. We should have some more baptisms aswell before I head home. I’m not to sure what to write to be honest. I’m just working hard and giving it my all until the end. it feels like weird but OKl. The wierdest is when people ask me how long I have been in peru for and I realize I have been here 23 months; I usually just say i have been here for a bit more than a year, lol. But I can honestly say we are working hard and seeing fruits. I’m not trunky. I am a bit nervous to go home, but it should be chill. I just hope they give me a dope Ward calling so I can be super busy.
Exerpt from letter to Mission President
Wow this has been a super cool week for us as always. This week we had two baptisms! Saturday we had the baptism of Roxanna. She is single mom that we me about a month ago and had been passing a ton of problems in these past few months. It was cool to see that these trials in her life had prepared her to receive the gospel. She was truly Poor of Spirit. She is going to be a great strength for the ward and is already inviting others to “come and see.”
We also had the baptism of Edwin who recently had married a less active member. He passed through a lot of disappointment and problems to be able to be baptized. I knew he was ready for baptism because of the changes he had made and the dedication he had, however he didn’t seem as excited as one would imagine. I doubted and asked myself if he had truly repented, During his baptismal service, after he was baptized, he gave a powerful testimony that brought him to tears. It was a strong confirmation to me that he was ready and a reminder to never be a pessimist. It was such a tender mercy to see him in white.
We have also been able to work with members and find a ton of new people this past week…more than anything part member families who are now engaged in investigating the church. We are also working with two young adults (brother and sister) who are sooooooo chosen and are progressing like crazy. All in all it has been a week of miracles and tender mercies.
Other than that we are doing well and are loving the work. These last few weeks I want to really just finish strong and help as many people as I can. I’m striving to avoid distraction and be diligent. Thanks for all you do we love you guys a lot!