So good to hear from you and see all the pics from Nauvoo! Sounds like you had such a great time. I love hearing about your experiences about the temple, it strengthens my desire to invite EVERYONE to be able to receive the blessings of the temple. Right now everyone is so focused on the temple because of the rededication that is coming up. We are seeing miracles here as people prepare themselves to enter the house of the Lord. I also love hearing about all the cousins who are serving! Holy cow, everyone is all over the place. I love it :)
This week has been chuck full of goodness. On Sunday, Victor was confirmed, received the priesthood, and received his first calling--ward missionary :) He is progressing at 100 km/hr and is just as happy as can be. He is always telling us about how different his life is right now and how much peace he feels. It is so great to know that he will be able to baptize his children! Experiences like this make everything worth it. Guess what? You're never going to believe it. Amelia is going to be baptized this Saturday! She has seen miracles with her health, especially with her eyesight, after going to church and knows it has come from the prayers of all the members. She wants to show her gratitude to her Heavenly Father by being baptized and making this sacred covenant with Him. I love seeing people HAPPY. I love seeing people change.
In other news, we have had a lot of big days last week....independence day in the U.S. (4), my one year mark :S (6), and today is independence day here in Arhenteenuh and also last week was semana de la dulzura, where you give people candy for a kiss. Don't worry, we only received candy and not kisses.
Well, as always, gotta run. I'll leave you with some of the pictures we took on our excursion last week. I love you a ton. Say your prayers. Read your scriptures. Go to church. Share the gospel. I promise that if you do, you will be happy. It really is as simple as that.
Nos vemos! Un besito!
|La casa rosada. Kind of like the White House, but pink.|
|Some cool edificios|
|Statue in Plaza de Mayo|
|Other statue in Plaza de Mayo|
|Did I mention that Victor works in a candy shop?|