Monday, May 8, 2017
This past week was amazing. The Lord really is hastening his work. We also had stake conference, and that was a great way to end the week.
Last week started off pretty well. We stayed busy finding a few new people to teach and teaching our investigators. On Thursday we did some splits and I went with our ward mission leader, Hermano Jaime, to visit a few members. It was a great experience. I have learned just how important it is to take care of the people who have entered into this straight and narrow path because they still stumble and have trials in their lives as well. I have learned, however, that if we are obedient we will receive the strength necessary to press forward,
Hermano Efren is doing much better and we got to talk to him a little bit this week. He is so awesome. He has so much potential and it´s so great to talk to him and see his point of view. He really strives to see people as the Savior does. He went to stake conference yesterday and really liked it, so we were pretty happy about that.
Stake conference was really awesome. President Ríos came and talked. He gave a great talk about having faith and praying to strengthen our faith in God the Father and his Son. He is a great speaker and really strives to inspire people when he talks and teaches. After President Ríos, A seventy came and spoke as well. He talked about shared a few stories and talked about the importance of being obedient. I really enjoyed his talk as well.
After the conference, we got to teach Hermana Fany again, after not teaching her for about two weeks. In the two weeks that we had not taught her she prayed and read her scriptures, but also found a video on the internet and had a few doubts. We were able to answer her questions about what she had seen on the internet and she then expressed to us her desire to be baptized. The spirit was very strong in the conference and I really believe that it inspired her and helped her to make this important decision. We were so happy to hear that she had made that decision and we left the church building feeling pretty happy.
Last night we got to know a young man, Hermano Edson, he is nineteen years old and really wants to do the right. He has gone to a few other churches before, but currently isn't going to church. I am very excited to help him understand the restoration of the gospel this week.
It was a great week in the work. I am very grateful for all of the blessings we have received this past week. I know that Heavenly Father listens to our prayers. I know that if we depend on Christ he can help us to be successful.