Dear Family and Friends and Phoebe’s new baby,
Hello! This day got even better when Phoebe sent me pictures of her new baby boy Jackson. I suggested that she should name her baby Jackson BACK in the day because she saw a picture of Jack my brother and thought if she named her child Jackson he would grow up and look like my brother. BEST THING ever. So Jack someone thinks you're cute on this side of the world. So good to hear from Phoebe. We baptized her husband last September…time flies my goodness. I can’t believe he will hit his one year mark pretty soon since he’s been baptized. They're planning on getting sealed in the temple sometime soon so hopefully I'll be around to be there for it. Anyway, we had an awesome week this week. Ya know nothing crazy happened but we had some pretty awesome lessons with some of our investigators.
|Jason (who we baptized in September) and Phoebe|
|Baby Jackson :)|
First update…I stayed here for transfers, me and Lubie both. Which I am excited about. This marks the longest I have ever been with any companion ever. Hoping for good things and more awesome experiences with her :)
|Me and Sister Lubas--together for another transfer!|
We had some great lessons with the Tripulca family this week...they are hanging in there. We found them an awesome fellowshipper...the bishop haha :) Because we were wondering who could help him with his Word of Wisdom problem and we found out that bishop actually has had some of the same experiences as Manuel has. So literally had such an awesome testimony meeting with the Tripulca family and Bishop and his wife. :) We did a family home evening too...fun games and its so cool to see the kids get all excited. Good things happening with them.
Also we found an investigator this week named Sarena who is actually cousins with one of the sisters that served in our mission. SMALL world holy cow. So we have been talking to her and she really REALLY wants to come to church :) We had a couple of great lessons this week with her.
God really has been putting awesome people in our path this week. I really feel so blessed that we keep finding and teaching such READY people. We just need patience and understand that our time is not God's time. So shoot some prayers for our investigators to make the step to go to church this week!!! :) :)
Finish off with a spiritual thought...Brother Tetak (YM President in our ward) gave an awesome talk about overcoming adversity on Sunday. He has had a problem with his spinal chord since he was little...his bones are fused together so he can't stand up straight, I don't know the exact name of the disease. But it started when he was 15 until now...but he served a mission, and didn't let physical capabilities get in his way of being happy. Something he said was just "Love the life God has given you" and then shared D&C 101:37 that we care for "the life of our soul" and not for the "life of our body." Just reminded me that we are capable of so much in our lives and I was reminded from Bro. Tetak to just love the life God has given me :)
Well I love you all and hope this week is a good one...HAPPY AUGUST. Grabe naman--mabilis ang oras. (Holy cow, time goes by too fast)
|Our P-day with Sister Nelber and her anak|