Tuesday, March 15, 2016

More miracles

Buenas Dias!!!!!!

Yes, I feel like the days are starting to get woven together. This past week has felt just like one giant day. The truth is that this week was crazy! Changes were this past week. Me and my companion did not have changes, but we had to make sure that all of the changes went smoothly in the zone. Luckily everything went smooth. 

Other than changes, this week again was filled with miracles. We have had multiple experiences incredible this past week.  Here in the mission, sunday always is one of those days that makes or breaks your week. Normally you work all week with the hope that those that you teach come to church on sunday. When saturday came, truthfully we only had one investagator who said that she would maybe go to church. We did not know why, but we felt like we were going to have 3 investagators. We worked as hard as we could on saturday, and really only had 2 investagators ready for church. Neverthesless, we kept praying that we would have 3. Church came and sure enough, 2 investagators showed up. We felt good with our 2, but we kept praying during sacrament meeting, and in the last 20 minuets, a third investagator showed up. That was one grand miracle for us. Later that day, we had a meeting with a high council member who is in charge of the mision work in this stake. After the meeting we felt like we needed to visit some investagators of the sisters in another area with this high councill member. This was an odd prompting because we did not even know the house of this family of investagators. We spent some time looking for this family, and we found the husband in the street. He invited us in and we got talking. This man with his wife have been investagating the church for more than 20 years. They have not missed a sunday in more than 3 years. They so badly want to be baptized, bu they are not married which is holding them back from getting baptized. The problem is that they are from a small little rural village not even close to tegucigalpa, and for them to get married, they have to go to the town of their birth to take out papers. To get to their town, there is only 3 options, Plane, Boat, or Foot. There is no raod for a car to drive. For that reason, they never got married, and they never got baptized. All I can say is the church is true, because this High counsil man had connections, and some family of his could get their papers for them withouth having to make the trip. If we never wouldve gone, they probably never will get married, nor will they ever get baptized. This family is going to get baptized the 23 of April thaks to this High Council man.

Miracles Exist. The tenth chapter of Moroni states that miracles are a gift of the spirit. That is a truth. THe spirit told us that we would have three investagatos in church. The spirit told us to visit this family that needs to get married. If we hearken to the spirit, we can see and witness miracles. Thats kinda cool. Like always, the church is true, Love you all.

Elder High

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Who know's how to put a chicken to sleep?

Muy Buenas Dias!!!!!!!!!!!!
 So............tomorrow is changes.................but...............nothing is really changing hahaha!! I get to spend another change in Monterrey with Elder Paiz! I actually feel pretty good about it. Weve been working really really good together here, and we are starting to see fruits. This week a member gave us a reference, so we visited her friday and talked a little about who we are and what we do as missionarys. We called her saturday night to ask her if she would like to go to church with us on sunday, and she said no.. we thought oh well. On Sunday out of the blue she just showed up at church haha. She told us that she thought about the invitation and felt like it was an invitation that came from God. She said that she just felt like she needed to go. After church we talked to her a little bit more. We taught her about Jospeh Smith and the Restoration of the Church of Jesus Christ. She said that she has never felt the way that she felt before. She said she felt the same way in church in the morning. When the spirit was strong, my companion asked her if she has ever been baptized, she said no. My companion asked if she would like to be baptized, and she said yes, and not just yes, she asked us if she could be baptized before the month ends. We were kinda blown away, because finding people like her in Monterrey is few and very far between. Miracles exist haha. That is just one experience from this week. Just we have had a week full of miracles. I can not explain it just miracles exist. The Church is true!! haha
Love you all
Elder High 
So in this picture, my companion put a chicken to sleep, verry odd, but it is a sleeping chicken haha
So we had a zone meeting, and we invited president, so he came. it was really really cool

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Buenas Diahsmm

Buenas Diahsmm [thats how they speak here....] hahahahaha
Oh yeah, im still here, thats great news!! Not going to lie, things are tough here, but I dont even care, the church is true!! hahaha!! The power of positive thinking always beats out rough times. Really, when i think about it hard, this week was actually really great. I had the opportunity to go on an interchange with the APs, the asistentes of President, I got to help a youth who i taught before go to the temple to be baptized for his father who passed away a few years back, and im still here as a missionary. Thats a pretty good list of pretty good things id have to say! Things are keeping on going great here!
So this past week I have done some deep reflexcion about many things. More than anything, about who I want to be. Ive thought, man, itd be nice to be persuasive, to be powerfull, to be loving. I have many examples of people who are persuasive, people who are powerfull, and of people who are loving, but what ive realized, is that I dont want to be like any of them. It doesnt matter if im powerfull or if im this or if im that. Really, my examples are not perfect examples, no one is perfect, so it is impossible to have a perfect example. My only perfect example is that of Jesus Christ. Really, he is the only person who was perfect in everything, so therefore, he and only him can truly be my example. If I try to be like Christ, If i try to teach like Christ, If i try to love like Christ, I will become pursauasive, powerfull, and loving, not in a the way that man wants, but in the way that God wants. My desire, and my goal, is to become like Christ. I am a long, long way from becoming like christ, but little by little, I can get close. The closer I get to Christ, the closer I get to perfection, and to my desires. The only way to perfection is through Jesus Christ. 
Really, I have learned alot this week. When things are tough, we have to keep going. When things are tough, we have to stop focusing on the bad and focus on the good. The church is true!!
Love you all so much!
Elder High
This boy is the first person Bradin baptized.  He was able to go to the Temple and do baptisms for his father who had passed away. So awesome that he is still active and doing good.
 Honduras Temple
  What a goof!