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 30, 2015
Oh Brasil, and CRAZY!!!
Family, Friends, and my various other relations, this week
we almost lost contact with Elder Joel Smith. But he's still alive, so no one
This past week of work with Elder Grabski has been an
adventure to say the least, and I've come to appreciate the help that he's been
giving me. To start, I almost got sick this past Wednesday, almost got lost on
a bus, and almost caught a cold due to the rain. But in the end I lived. So
we're all good.
Fun stories of the week started segunda feira (Friday). We
found a crazy lady. It was raining lightly, and we were in a hurry to get to
lunch, which is far more important than dinner here, when she called us from
under an overhang. That's all well and good. She turned out to be the aunt of a
missionary of the branch, was a catholic missionary, and wanted to help us, so
we all walked to the nearest bus stop (I had to escort her). Then after we got
on the bus she wouldn't stop talking, she yelled (yes, yelled) from the front
of the bus when we got on the back that there was space in front to sit, and
then we finally got to lunch. But it doesn't end there: we found her street and
she just had to say hello. SUPER AWKWARD!!!! Then she gave me a cup of water
that came out of a hole in the ground, it was pure, but the day was so hot that
I still had a dehydration spell. We blamed it on the water from the crazy lady.
On the other hand of adventures, this rain has been a blast.
We are still trying to get around the whole ordeal of getting wet. But faith is
more powerful than rain. So we get wet, [but we are] happy. And people let us
Other than the normal teaching experiences, I have nothing
to tell you all other than my Ponderize scripture of the week. Isaías 45:22-23