Monday, May 16, 2016
Con Valor Marchemos - April 25, 2016
Hello Everyone! Well another week has come and gone and here I am again really quickly! Well this week has really helped me to learn to appreciate the small blessings in our lives before we can learn to enjoy the miracles and recognize them. This week we had so many small blessings come to us with the progress of our investegators. The same investegators that I talked about in my last email we were able to see small and simple progress with them. We started to push really hard for them to work towards baptism with the same principle of Charity. We would spend more time in their lessons to make sure that they would be able to feel the spirit of the love of Christ in the message that we were sharing. We were able to actually start teaching Omar's Dad named Eliseo. When we stopped by he was really firm with us and said that he would listen but would never be baptized or attend. We did something different with him and shared the story of Joseph Smith with him in the very first lesson and gave him a pamphlet and invited him to read it. He read the whole thing and told us that he would be at church next week with Omar! It was so cool to see the Holy Ghost working in him through our invitaions. With our other two investegators that are getting close to baptism, Eder and Miriam, we made sure that they understood the importance of feeling this same love in the lessons. Eder is now halfway through 1st Nephi in reading the Book of Mormon as well as Miriam is reading and marking her scriptures. We are so blessed to be able to have a knowledge of the Book of Mormon. Lately as I have been reading the book of Mormon it is amazing to see the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon and to see the effect it has on people. It is not just a book of a great story or great teachings, it is a book that is our gateway to recieving blessings from Heavenly Father. If we can show our desire to read it, study it, ponder it, and pray about it, we not only will recieve a greater understanding of who our Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ are, but we will have a greater ability to encounter each challenge that life brings to us. Because the greatest examples are found in the book of Mormon. I know that the Book of Mormon is true, because I am in a situation that I can see it changing peoples lives, not only through knowledge, but in every aspect that they are living in. If you arent reading the Book of Mormon, start now, if it is hard, make a greater effort and trust that God will bless you in every aspect. I love this gospel and know that it is true.