Zone Leader: "Well, Sis.Mahinay and Sis.Lauck how are you feeling now that you've arrived at your last....
Me & Sis.Mahinay (in unison): "DON'T SAY IT ELDER!"
What the elder intended to ask was how we feel now that we've arrived at our last.... transfer. Yes, I'm starting my last transfer in my mission. The thought makes me shudder. Haha just kidding... kind of.... But we got transfer calls and I'm staying here in good ol Lacion and my new companion is Sis.Labador. More deets on her next week (:
Sis.Mahinay and I tried to help a less active build a house. We weren't quite the best carpenters, so we were given the assignment to pull out nails from plans of wood. They gave us hammers. That was dangerous.
Bro.Paul, our faithful/amazing IBD who was supposed to get baptized this month moved to a different city ): But we referred him to the missionaries assigned there (: and he brought his Book of Mormon with him to read, which warmed Sis.Mahinay and I's souls (((:
And when Heavenly Father closes a door, he opens like 5 other ones! Sis.Mahinay and I found Mary Ann & Rey through a less active and they are GOLDENNNN! They asked us in our first visit what they needed to do to become members of our church. They started to pray together as a couple after our first visit and read scriptures together and they've seen firsthand how the Gospel unites families. They said they no longer fight, they have more patience for each other, and they're always smiling and happy in their home. We haven't even taught them about the 10 commandments yet, but they already took out the virigin mary in their home that they used to pray to because, as they said, "it didn't make sense to us to pray to her anymore when we should be praying to our Heavenly Father". . They could baptized tomorrow, they are just that good! But... they're not married, so they are working on saving for their marriage (:
Getting to know people like Mary Ann and Rey is just another testament to me of how this Gospel is a plan of happiness and change and progression. Living the Gospel improves the quality of our lives (: It's as plain and simple as that!
I love everyone so much! I'll catch everyone up more next week!
Happy Sister Lauck (:
sis.mahinay and I
eating lunch after our service project
us with mary ann, rey, their son, and mary ann's mom