Hey everyone how is it going? I hope y’all are having a awesome time getting ready for summer!
Haha the weather down here is getting back into its good old crazy Louisiana storms. We have had a few huge lightning storms this week which was super fun to watch! I have never seen so much lightning in my life. Haha the scary thing was the first one that came through, Elder Johnson and I were a good 7 or so miles away from home; so we hightailed it back before the storm came over us. Got to love that Louisiana weather.
This week has been pretty good, we were able to find a Spanish family this week that we are pretty excited to keep teaching. We knocked on their door and they let us in almost immediately. When they sat us down the mother, K, immediately told us she wants us to come over as often as we can to teach her and her kids, since they have not had much experience with church or the gospel for a long time She knows they need to have more spiritual nourishment in their lives. That was great, but then she went on to tell us that all churches were true, so it didn’t matter which one you went to, since they all have the word of God, which is a pretty classic thing we hear all the time down here, especially from Spanish people for some reason. Anyways, after that comment we decided to jump right into the restorations lesson describing how Christ established his one true church in his time, and how it was changed and split into many churches that all contained truth, but they also all contained errors due to human opinions and faults. Right after we told her about that she was all like, oh wow that makes sense, so we shouldn’t go to any church since they all are missing something! Then we told her about the restoration of the true church and how it brings organization and truth back to the earth since God is not a God of confusion. Haha right after that she was super excited about that, and how the true church of Christ had been restored, and she again told us to come over whenever we could and that she would try to make it to our church. The only issue with her is she works every Sunday, but she still wants her kids to be able to go to Church - so we will see what happens.
Being down in New Orleans again has made me remember a lot of things from my first time being down here as a greenie missionary. Haha I totally forgot about all the crazy conversations you have with people down here, haha especially on the weekends. It has been a little bit interesting to have people stop us for a bit while knocking doors, or walking around, and start telling us crazy stories about the world or their lives. The other day we had a Hispanic guy that kept talking to us about how President Trump’s wife is an illegal immigrant, as well as a whole bunch of other stuff that made us laugh a bit. These types of experiences for sure make things memorable haha!
I love you all and hope you have an awesome week!