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We always need to be watchful

Our baptism did happen. Luis Felipe Cardoso Godoy was baptized by me. He reminds me quite a bit of Dad, and we particuraly hit it off well. He had the biggest smile on his face for the next two days. … Continue reading

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Brethern, shall we not go on in so great a cause?

So, this week…. We had a division with the assistents on Wednesday, which helped quite a bit. I was paired with Elder Mathews from Heber City. Saturday, we baptized Felipe´s sister, Victoria. (Felipe has the hair)   We had another … Continue reading

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I know that faith is the power that carries us on.

Saturday and Sunday were tough on us. Doing a fast in 35 degree celsius weather and walking a bit takes its toll. But, Elder and I knew better than to complain. I knew the Lord would come through, and He … Continue reading

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Let us rejoice in the Day of Salvation

We had a chance last night to watch the Christmas Devotional with the Prophet with the Ward. We brought several investigators, including two brothers of our recent-convert, a friend of hers, and an elderly woman that we almost left. She … Continue reading

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Want in?

We also had an interesting experience as we went to lunch on Wednesday. We almost got to the house when a man commented that we brought umbrellas on a hot day. With 20 minutes before lunch, we went over and … Continue reading

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The temple is the place to learn

So, transfers did happen. I went from Capao Bonito to the captial. It´s called Cachoeirinha (I still can´t say it either), and it means little waterfall. I opened an area with Elder D. Silva from Salvador, Bahia, Brazil (not El … Continue reading

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The Book of Mormon was written to convince people that Jesus is the Christ

We´ve walked a lot this week. We haven´t been too successful at finding new people, so we´ve been trying through the less-actives and going to the last zone that we haven´t touched yet. The problem is that almost all the … Continue reading

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There is safety with the Brethren

As you usually start: Thanks for being in the same meeting with me. I´m not going to lie; I looked down at my nametag and thought: “Next general conference will be my last with this.” I almost cried. I´ve loved … Continue reading

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I am ready to face the storms — God hasn’t forgotten me

Transfers! I stayed in Capao with Elder Sepulvida (from Chile, first Hispanic), and it´s interesting. Though he has a command of the Portuguese language, you wouldn´t notice that he still has problems with it. He also is another joker (but, … Continue reading

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The results of being obedient

I´d love to tell you all a lot about this week, but time won´t permit me to do so, So, I just say: 6 BAPTISMS!!!!!!!! It was wonderful. I was on a division and my faithful companion took the District … Continue reading

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