The Short of It
I really need to get better at budgeting my email time!
Let's get down to the nitty-gritty.
This week, I will admit, has been hard. We've had a lot of dropped appointments and a lot of stagnation, which is hard compared to the success of last week. I promise, though, that I am working on my diligence and trying to stay excited about this wonderful work. All we do, all day, is meet with people! I love getting to know the people here in French Valley and helping them draw closer to Jesus Christ.
So, minor drama: I had to give an infamous last-second talk in church! We got a call at asking us to fill in for two speakers who had cancelled last minute. I had 45 minutes to prepare, which is a lot more than some missionaries, I'm sure, but I was panicking so much! The Spirit really helped me out, though. I know that most of the words I said weren't my own, and I'm so grateful for it. People told me that it was good, so I hope they weren't lying!
Anyway, we keep finding young people! We just met a 13 year old girl yesterday who took a Book of Mormon and was interested in hearing about the church, then her 11 year old brother pulled up on a scooter and took a Book of Mormon, too! It's SO COOL. I love finding new potential investigators!
|Me with Cambria, the little girl in the family we live with.|
Also, I'm going on my first exchange starting tonight. I'm going down to Oceanside, and I am SUPER nervous! It'll be my first time out in the field without Sister Saxton. But I know it'll be great! And maybe it's just what I need to find that strength to be diligent.
|Throwback to my first day in California with my first California burrito. It was so good!|
Love you all! Thanks for your love, support, and prayers! I am so happy to be a missionary, even if every day I am doing something hard or uncomfortable and some days feel like a literal eternity. I know that the more I work, the better it will get!