WOW. So much has happened since the last time I wrote you guys.After three weeks of working without a companion We're finally seeing some fruits! On Tuesday I had the COOLEST most spiritual lesson of my entire life with our investigator family Badick and Monica! I honestly don't even remember what was said, it was 100% lead by the spirit but after weeks of denying baptism and matrimony, Monica took a complete 180 turn and told us that she felt in heart that it was what she was supposed to do. We prayed together, we fasted together, adn she has finally had a mighty change of heart. I love that SO much! An investigator that you truly see change and humble themselves and submit themselves to the will of the Lord after weeks of prayer and fasting and teaching. I would take it any day over a golden investigator who decides to get baptized the first lesson. When they accepted I literally cried with happiness. Hermana Lozano is up and walking again so we've been working on the wedding papers this week! Love those two!
The Lord is always going to bless us and always going to give us trials. Maybe before our trial is that we weren't seeing our fruits and this is our trial now, honestly I am very content but please pray for my companions! God gives us trials to stretch our souls, to refine us, and to transform us. We on the otherhand must learn to drink the bitter cup without allow it to make us bitter. Be patient, be kind, have the faith to accept God's will instead of praying to change it.
I love both my companions and know they both will be ok!
LOVE YOU GUYS!!!!
p.s. After hearing all this awful news in the middle east, I'm pretty glad to be in an isolated island in the jungle surrounded by a spiritual bubble. Mom and Dad, Don't worry about me, I think I'm safer here than you guys are there! :)
1. Me and Hermana Tinta
2. Walking to our lesson in Bella Vista
3. Bella Vista
4. Monica--getting ready for the matrimony/baptism!!
5. It poured last night for hours straight
6. Basically all the houses in Iquitos got flooded in
7. The plaza got turned in to a makeshift swimming pool