So that was great. Haha!
Anyway, we had Zone Meeting last week in Puerto! We rode in a shuttle for a few hours, so I tried to study, but then I got carsick because reading + bumpy road = No. It was nice seeing the Zone and to receive training from the Zone Leaders. Our focus was on getting investigators to come to church because that has lately been our weak spot when it comes to helping our investigators enter the waters of baptism. Much fun and much practice teaching.
We also had a fireside with Elder Snow and the Church Historian and some other General Authorities. They talked about what they do as part of the Church History department and all the rad stuff they have in the Church History Vaults. Also they said they still don't have the Sword of Laban so that still answers that question.
We're hoping to see some baptisms this coming April! So prepare yourselves for that!
We have 2 investigators who are showing genuine interest and desire to live the Gospel and become baptized! In lessons they're answering questions and truly thinking and trying to understand and internalize the doctrine we share with them. We are trying to stress Eternal Marriage with them because they need to be married before they can be baptized, so we're cheering them on and praying for them.
Also sometimes I'm not the best at teaching... okay scratch that. I'm really not good at teaching because I end up getting flustered and forgetting a lot. But I'd just like to quickly testify of the power of bearing short and simple testimonies. Bearing my testimony in Tagalog is one of the first things we learned at the MTC, and that it such a blessing because even if our teaching isn't very eloquent at times, our investigators can feel the power of our personal witness that the message we share with them is true. So short, simple, and powerful statements.
Alright, I'm out.