Alright to begin I would like to say that prayer is real. God our Heavenly Father really does listen to us. We can tell Him anything and He listens, and He answers. This week I have seen more of my prayers answered then any other week in my mission. Blessings are coming and we saw a lot of miracles and how God has used us as His instuments! Before we had transfers I was praying a lot for a companion that could help me. Help me be better, be the missionary I have always wanted to be, and to just trust in the Lord in all I do. This week Elder Walker and I really opened up to each other and we saw the blessings of teaching in harmony and listening to the Spirit. Heavenly Father answered my prayers and I really love this kid Elder Walker.
Tuesday we started the day going to one of our investigators house. She wasnt there and we were kinda sad cause we didnt have much time to teach because the next few days we were going to Comodoro, but we started away and I felt like I had to knock on her neighbors door. Because I am me and stubborn I ignored the feeling and kept walking. Then the Holy Ghost basically smacked me and said that I better knock on the door and so i turned around and knocked the door. Brenda answered and we taught her about the Book of Mormon and when I saw her I felt like I already knew her. I am soo glad that we listened to the Spirit!
Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday we were in Comodoro and had our leadership counsel. I was blessed to be able to eat lunch with my convert Claudio Friday and with his brother who plays golf. I was able to hit four golf balls into a net! The little blessings. I had an interview with President Salerno and I left that interview excited for the next and final seven months of my mission!! I have come to really love that guy, well that Presidente Salerno! I said bye to the Sister missionaries that came with me, well the only sister that came with me. It was said and we both almost cried! The mission is hard with goodbyes. It was a good trip to Comodoro.
Saturday we taught everyone that we needed to come to church. It was amazing because they were all home. That is very rare so we were excited and happy to teach. We set a baptisamal with a girl named Amira for the 17th and her parents said she could sooo that was amazing. We are also beginning to teach the parents. We had an amazing lesson with Milagros and Martin and they want to get married and baptized! Time to just keep helping step by step!
Sunday we went to take Milagros and Martin to church and as we were waiting outside they house for them to get ready Brenda their neighbor came out of her house and saw us. I said Good Morning and then she said that she wasnt going to do anything and so I said Do you want to go to church and she said Yes let me change and lets go!!!! So ya blessings my friends!
At church Milagros shared her testimony and it was amazing. She never had gone to church before, so it was a surprise for everyone!
Well friends and family I have to let you know that I know that we are in the Church of Jesus Christ. Yes HIS church. The Church with his authority and to act in His name. I know that we can repent and change. I know that the Book of Mormon is true. I read it. I prayed about it. I felt it was true. I know you can feel this too. Read, pray, and feel. I know its true. All of it. We can have eternal families if we live according to Christs gospel and make the coventants that God has offered to us. I love the mission. I know that I am not perfect, but through Christ and His atonement I have felt myself change and become closer to Him. Please please try to live a worthy life. Its a blessing and a safe gaurd to sadness and guilt! les quiero!!!
Elder Saunders del fin del mundo!:)