August 20, 2012
Hola todos! This week was really hectic, but really good. First, we had two baptisms. It was great, they were two kids, but their parents are just waiting on the divorce papers (her other husband is in prison) to go through to get married and baptized. They're really excited. The only downside is the divorce is going to take several months (6?). It's been interesting to see how they have been really prepàred and humbled. Money and family problems really changed their attitudes, they even told us if they hadn't had these things happen they probably never would have given us a chance. In addition to the baptisms, i learned how to clean, boil, and fry grasshoppers. They're actually pretty good when they're little (the big ones have a bit too much something inside). Fried grasshopper. Never thought i would like that (beef still tops it, but for a bug it's not bad). This week i feel like i learned a lot about marriage. We visited a lot of families, and they all trust us really fast (members or nonmembers), and are really open about their problems. Between the people we meet and living with someone 86400 seconds in a day (i think), seven days a week, 42 days a transfer, you learn a lot. It really is one of the best ways to learn in my opinion. WE have another baptism planned for this week with Irving, a really cool guy who has a brother who is a member. As long has he doesn't listen to his mom or other relatives, he will be so ready to be baptized and really be converted. Love you all! ¡Vaya con Dios!