Pretty good week here in Salvador Bahia! Some very special things happened this week but also some very ordinary things. I am having a little bit of trouble getting used to the awful smells of Salvador because of the extremely poor sewage systems and all the garbage but other than that I am very happy to be in the capital. The city is already getting ready for Carnaval which is not until February 9th haha should be very interesting month here in Salvador.
Monday we had a normal day and were able to get into our area to visit people and do some contacts after working in the office.
Tuesday we were able to watch the Presentation from the new First Presidency and the press conference as well. It makes me so happy to know that we have a living prophet and a Loving Father in Heaven who provided perfect organization and plan for us to never be left in the dark again. Russell M Nelson is gonna be an awesome prophet and i am excited to sustain him in April. I had another cool thought but I forgot what i wanted to say.
Wednesday we had a zone conference and recieved the same training from last week in the mission council but it was cool to be able to have the stuff taught again so we can understand better to apply in our areas and work.
|Salvador Zone at January Zone Conference|
Thursday we spent the normal morning in the office. this week i have been given a project to destroy a bunch of old papers in the shredder. sad part is that its 10 boxes and the shredder overheats after like 10 minutes then has to cool off for like 30 minutes so its a slow process haha. We taught a way cool lesson with William about the Book of Mormon and he accepted a baptismal date. He is a young man we made contact with last week and he seems really excited about everything in relation to the church and meeting with us so we are pretty pleased. Its amazing how reading some of the scriptures and testifying to our investigators or really any person can bring us closer to the spirit and help us to feel the truth.
yesterday we were on the search for a ink refill for one of the printers in the office and lets just say it was a thrilling hunt!! jk we just visited 6 different computer/printer shops that couldnt help us because the model is so old hahaah i also continued the destruction of paper and we got to go to the bus station to buy some bus tickets WOO HOO. Life in the office is very... different. We taught a cool lesson to a recent convert using some of the training from President about how we can get more references and it worked! Romilda and her daughter gave us a list of some of their friends that live around here and we are gonna get to work on trying to visit them!
I love my mission and im so glad that i am here. I know my Savior lives and loves each of us. I hope you all have a good weekend!