Monday, August 17, 2015

August 17, 2015

well, this week was crazy busy. the assistants and president were in town. wednesday we had a zone conference with 2 other zones here in portoviejo in our chappel. but monday night the assistents got here and stayed with us in our house. our assistents are awesome. not gonna lie, before i was a little scared of them, but now that ive hung out with them more i see they are just misionaries too. and it was super fun being with them for a few days. and most of all i got to learn A TON from them, and also from the multi-zone conference with president. very inspired. one quote that they showed usin the conference that i really like was this: ¨free agency is only a blessing if we choice to live by the gospel of Jesus Christ¨-Elder Holland. well thats not verbatim, but its the same meaning basically. that we have our agency, but if we dont use it wisely, then we are going to get the unwanted consequences. but as we chose to live by the gospel, we get blessing and good consequences. it was very interesting, and somethin i had not thought of before in that way. besides that there wa so much other great wisdom they taught us, but thats all ill share for now. this week did go really well, just super busy helping with president and the assistents. one of the great things though, is even though being a leader we really have less time to work, but the Lord blesses us so much, and just gifts us people that want to progress. like this week we only worked in our sector 2 days, but then sunday a sister comes up to us and tells us shes not a member, but has been investigating the church for a very long time, and wants us to help her prepare for babtism... so we were like okay great we can definetly help you with that!! its amazing how the Lord is preparing people for us to help! well i love you all so much and hope you have a great week!!!
Elder Taylor

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