Christ that can help us to become great leaders. It was so good!!
On Thursday I had an experience that I will never forget. Sister Grange was on exchanges, and it was just me and Sister Condie. We were walking through an apartment complex, and I saw a picture of Mary, Joseph and the baby Jesus on someone's door. I got a subtle prompting to go and knock on the door. I was heisitant to follow it so we tried
the person we were going to see and she wasn't there. I looked at the door again and Sister Condie asked if I wanted to go knock on the door. I reluctantly said yes. So we knocked on it. No one was there, so we started to write a note. As we were writing it, a woman comes up to the door and unlocks it with her key! She said goodbye to us, and
before she could close the door we asked if we could show the Christmas video to her. She agreed, and she liked the video! We gave her our card with our number, and I asked if she would be interested in meeting with missionaries. She said that she usually isn't home. But it's ok! Maybe some day she will remember that experience and be more interested! But that truly helped me to see that even though it's hard to act on spiritual promptings, if we take that act of faith, he
will bless us! For me on my mission it has been hard to follow those promptings, mostly because of fear. But I know from the scriptures that "perfect love casteth out all fear" ( 1 John 4:18). That is something that I strive to remember when I have fear.
On Saturday, we went to 3 baptisms! And we had taught all of the people who were baptized! (We passed them off to elders in the family wards, cause we cover YSA). We first went to Leanna's baptism and that was amazing! But unfortunately the water heater broke, so the water was
really cold! After the baptism Leanna exclaimed, "It was like the polar plunge!" Haha! We love her so much!! Then Dana's baptism was at 1. Whenever someone asked her how she was feeling, she always said that she felt excited and happy. When she bore her testimony, I wish everyone could have heard what she said. Her testimony was filled with the Spirit! Then at 7 at night we had Ria's baptism! It was amazing!
Her whole family came to support her, which was awesome! And the water was really warm! ( it was at the other stake center). The day went by perfectly! We were so happy!
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is true! And I know that the happiness that comes from living the gospel can't be found anywhere else! I love the Book of Mormon! It brings so much happiness and joy into my life! This gospel has truly blessed and changed my life!
Merry Christmas everyone! I love you all!