This week I am unsure what to really write about. Thanks y'all for the letters, from almost everyone( yay!). The only person I have yet to hear from is Joshua( cough, cough), so I triple dog dare you to write. Thank you Maughan family for the delicious cinnamon bears, those are my absolute favorites.
Dad, those jokes that you sent me were even cheesier than laffy taffy jokes, but so funny. We watched the movies the Testament and Legacy, and talk about extra cheesy! All of those movies made in the early 2000's just crack me up. Especially when there is kissing in the movie. The Islanders just cheer and everyone transforms into kindergartners again with oo's, and eews.
As far as the MTC goes, they had another intake of 300 missionaries, so the work is always growing! I am going to be so buff by the end of the MTC stay from carrying suitcases upstairs when we welcome the new missionaries. It's even better in 100 degree weather.They split all of us up into different lunches because of how crowded it is here.
They also are running out of room for elders here, so all of the sisters had to move to a new building today. And just when you thought that Pday was a busy day, it just got busier :D.
It's actually a newer building, and now we each have our own closets, and showers that actually drain. Hip hip hooray!
One of my favorite activities here is to sing in the choir. This week the choir seats were all full and even in the overflow of seats. It's so wonderful that so many people want to sing for the Lord. We have sung for quite a few broadcasts, and the spirit is so strong when people share their testimonies through song.
My kaupod ko( my companion) has been accepted to sing in the choir made up of 40 singers lucky enough to sing for the quorum of the twelve apostles and first presidency. Next week they are all going to be here for new mission president training. So cool!
Everyday that we teach lessons, and we just get better at learning the language everyday. The Lord truly blesses us here with the gift of tongues when we ask for his help. A couple of days ago we had the best lesson we ever had. It wasn't that we were anymore prepared than usual, but we just listened to the spirit and taught to the needs of the investigator. It's a great feeling to have a good discussion, and we are able to understand so much more.
As I have been here, I know that Heavenly Father does answer our prayers when we sincerely pray, and with real intent. That doesn't mean we pray a lot until something happens. It means that we are willing to act on the answers we receive.
Palangga tako (love you),