Monday, May 23, 2016

Look unto me in every thought; doubt not, fear not.

Hey y'all!!!!!
How are y'all all doing today? I am doing good!! We've had another busy week, so here's the run down:
Monday we had p-day! Then we visited Sisteer K. from the ward (we normally see her every Saturday, but we had missed the previous Saturday because of my plague... which I am luckily over now! Wahoo!). Then we saw S. (also a make up lesson from the weekend). So that was good!!
Tuesday we had our district meeting! Then we saw the less active R.! His non member cousin was there too so that was fun to teach both of them! Then we sang at Golden Age! Then after dinner we had another awesome lesson with B.!!
Wednesday we worked at the soup kitchen in the morning! Then we had a good lesson with the less active K. S.. Then we saw L. (someone we were teaching a few months ago who wanted us to come back again). But during that lesson, even though she had asked us to come back, she didn't actually really want to learn more about the Gospel, or come to church, or anything. So that was kinda strange she'd asked us to come back. Then in the evening we had a lesson with J.!!
Thursday we had Yoga day! One of the sets of Spanish elders usually comes, but they weren't able to make it that day, but luckily there were other people in the building so we were still able to go! We had a lot of fun :) Then we visited the older lady E. Then we sang at Golden Age. Then we were supposed to have a lesson with K., but when we showed up there was some family drama going on, so we rescheduled. It was actually really heart breaking.
Friday we had weekly planning! Then we saw Sister M. from the ward! Then we saw A. (a man we have been teaching on and off) and he decided he's going to finally give the Book of Mormon and honest try. Wahoo!! That evening we had a lesson with the part member family the M.s. The 9 year old girl, J., is so cute. She was running to grab something when we first got there (in a GIANT rain storm). And she kept yelling from the other room, "Don't start the lesson yet! Just keeping talking about your day! Don't start without me!" It was so cute haha!!
Saturday we did a craft with Sister K. In the afternoon we had another lesson with B.! That evening we were working an area we don't go too super often. We were able to see an older man in the ward, Brother L. He's super nice! On our drive up to this little town, Campobello, we were on this road and we went around a corner and there was a giant tree limb in the middle of the road that we had to swerve an avoid. (it had fallen down in the rain... it rained all of Friday and Saturday). I didn't want any one to get hurt so I pulled over the car and then ran and moved the tree limb out of the road. I then noticed a little turtle in the road. I didn't want it to get hurt and I wanted to show Sister Staheli (who was trapped in the car because we were parked in a giant puddle) so I picked it up and carried it back to the car. We put it in a little box that was in the back of our car. J. loves random pets, and he wasn't too far away, so we texted him asking if he wanted it. So then we got to go give him our turtle, which we named the turtle the name of the Brother of Jared (in the Book of Mormon) Mahonri Moriancumer! So that was a fun little adventure!
Sunday was good! We had church and the M. family came! Afterwards we stopped by G. C.'s house. They were in the middle of something, but his wife, N., came out and talked to us for a little bit which we were excited about because she's the one who really doesn't like missionaries! After dinner we had a lesson with S. and S.!

So all in all it was a really great week!!!  My spiritual thought for this week is one of my favorite scriptures right now. It is in Doctrine and Covenants section 6 verses 34, 36-37. It says, "Therefore, fear not, little flock; do good; let earth and hell combine against you, for if ye are built upon my rock, they cannot prevail... Look unto me in every thought; doubt not, fear not. Behold the wounds which pierced my side, and also the prints of the nails in my hands and feet; be faithful, keep my commandments, and ye shall inherit the kingdom of heaven." I really like that scripture because it talks about how because of Christ, we have no need to fear. We can overcome all things because of Him. So I really love just those feel good comforting scriptures! What are some of y'alls favorite feel good scriptures?
Well I love y'all so much and I  hope y'all have a blessed week! Thanks for being awesome :)

Love always,
Sister Amy Bennett :)

Most of our District! :)

On our way to Yoga!