Behold, the field is white already to harvest; therefore, whoso desireth to reap, let him thrust in his sickle with his might, and reap while the day lasts, that he may treasure up for his soul everlasting salvation in the kingdom of God - Doctrine & Covenants 6:3
Monday, November 2, 2015
Brasileiro Coisas, e Moito Água (Brazilian things and lots of water)
Friends, Family, and other relations who I still haven't
decided what I want to call you, I'm pleased to announce that I'm still alive
and excited to work.
So as my time is short, I'll cut to the chase: My week
started well, ended VERY depressingly. The start of the week was great with the
announcement that I would be staying, my companion also, and my friend from the
MTC took off to Curitiba again. ATÉ PRÓXIMO ELDER ADAMS, SENTIREMOS FALTA DE VOCÊ!!
[UP NEXT ELDER ADAMS , will miss YOU!!]
All the work this week ended up on my shoulders when we
started in search of new people to teach, our efforts were rewarded with 3...
out of the 67 people I talked to and the 50 my companion talked to ... that
was a lot of digging for a few flecks of Gold. But it would appear that of
these three, two have a great potential to progress! God knows best.
Fun story of the week, we got a green missionary out of the
MTC Brasil this week, he's being trained by Elder Soares, Elder Ibarra of
Equador. So he talks fast, his accent is great to imitate, and he's a pure joy
to be around. He ended up meeting Irmão Akihiko (yes, he's Japanese) and they
had a ball, the accents were a nightmare!!
We had a few sad points this week as well. Saturday, on the
bus ride home from Xarquinho, we knew a trauma happened in the ward, Sunday
morning we found out what happened. A young man in the branch of 17, drowned.
The funeral was held Sunday afternoon. We only had the sacrament on Sunday,
classes were cut short, and no testimonies were given. One good thing, I got to
play the violin in the ward during the reunion, that was a small plus. But it
was a sad weekend.
Have a great week! Amo Vocês (a quem pertence!) [I love you
(to whom that pertains!)]