BOSS IN ARGENTINA
COMODORO RIVADAVIA MISSION
COMODORO RIVADAVIA MISSION
Todo bien eh
Yesterday was the end of a really successful week. We were able to teach 24 lessons and our goal was 21, the boys in Las Heras had a baptism, and we are just happy to be missionaries. The day to day stuff is just details and don´t want to get boring on you guys so I´ll just give you a few post-game highlights.
My buddy Julio is back from Salta so we are chilling again and Monday night we shared a neat talk from last conference with them it was sweet. Gimena is pregnant with their second kid they just found out so they are super excited. They are so funny I always laugh so hard I cry when I am at their house.
Tuesday the district Primary sisters had like a meeting in the church, so they asked us if we would open it and then come back and close it after. We went back after like two hours and they still weren´t done so we just chilled and swept and stuff. Then two girls from Brazil showed up and tried to sell us health books which turned into a lesson and two books of mormon that we gave them. Cool to see how we were supposed to be there just waiting. Then the one sister from Bolivia that makes us lunch on Wednesdays had made a chocolate cake that was so dang good so we ate a ton of that.
Thursday we went to Las Heras so that my comp could do a baptism interview for this guy over there. I hung out with Elder Christensen all day we are good friends. He is from Logan and has a scholarship to play football in college. He is super funny we had a lot to talk about. We taught a lesson to a guy over there and I just felt the spirit way strong and everything the guy said I could testify to personally it was great.
Friday celebrated 6 months so we made some oreo cheesecake and I burned a tie.
Those are the highlights from this week! Seems short but honestly the weeks feel like days here. Time goes so dang fast its crazy. I shared my testimony on Sunday and I testified of happiness. I said that I am just a 19 year old kid that is very far from my home, my food, and the people I love. That I get called a motherf***** like 20 times a day, I walk almost 10, and the sun burns my face until it is just one giant freckle. How could I possibly be so happy haha? Because I get to walk around all day every day and tell people that their Savior died for them, and that He lives and loves them more than they can imagine. That because He lives, we will live again. That they are as close to heaven as their knees are to the floor, and that the Gospel is restored and families can be together forever.
¨And now I would that ye should be humble, and be submissive and gentle; easy to be entreated; full of patience and long-suffering; being temperate in all things; being diligent in keeping the commandments of God at all times; asking for whatsoever things ye stand in need, both spiritual and temporal; always returning thanks unto God for whatsoever things ye do receive.¨ Alma 7:23
Jake Is currently serving in the Argentina, Comodoro Rivadavia Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints. He reported to the MTC August 3, 2016. This blog is for family and friends.