Whew! This week has been an interesting one.... and a quick one at that. I don't really even remember what happened. I know Sister Swapp and I have been working really hard this week but it also was a tough week. We had to work so hard at having the motivation to go out and actually work. It definitely has been an interesting one.
We did have some great experiences though!
Monday, we celebrated Cinco De Mayo by eating tacos :) They were yummy! :)
Tuesday, last district meeting of the transfer :) Took some fun pictures :)
Wednesday, was on exchanges with Sister Sharp. Super fun!
Thursday, we found a new investigator! Her name is Courtney and she's from a Part-Member family! Her husband is Less-Active so we are working with them to get them to come back to church. She is such a wonderful person! Her girls wanted to start going to church so they have come to church for the past 2 weeks! They lived in Logan for a while so she knows quite a bit about the church but she is really wanting to learn. We are so excited to teach them and help them come closer to the Savior.
Friday...... Service at the park...... in a torrential rainstorm!!!! That was an interesting experience :) But it was so fun all the same! All the missionaries were soaked to the bone when we were done but it was totally worth it :)
Saturday..... was AWESOME! The Elder's investigator Nick was baptized and so was our investigator Rob! :) It was such a blessing to attend both baptisms and to feel the Spirit so strongly! Both Rob and Nick will do wonderful things in the church as they continue to grow closer to the Savior! :)
Sunday was such a beautiful Mother's Day! Sister Swapp and I did something super fun too! We bought a little bunch of 10 flowers and delivered them to our "mothers" in the ward that we really appreciated. It was so cool to see how much that touched those that we gave them too. I would do that everyday if there were a reason to give out flowers :)
Yesterday was such a great day too! Sometimes I totally dread the Monday before transfers because it always seems like the day goes super, super slow but this Monday was great! We were able to see a lot of people and we definitely were led by the Spirit. We were supposed to have a lesson with our investigator, Shelia, at 2:00 and when we got there, she was just leaving to go somewhere. We decided that we would come back in a little bit and have a lesson. Well, because of things that were going on yesterday afternoon, we weren't able to go back to Shelia's until around 7:00 that night. Let me just say though, that was EXACTLY when we were supposed to go back though. Sister Swapp and I talked about how if we had come back in the afternoon, we probably wouldn't have had the same conversation that we ended up having. Shelia really opened up about her family and what happened with her daughter over the weekend. It was such a great experience to be there to listen and to strengthen her faith that the Savior really knows her and knows what she is going through. We gave her "You Matter to Him" by President Uchtdorf for her to read. She skimmed over the first page and a half and then told us, "This is exactly what I need right now." It was such a testimony-builder to me to know that we were following the Spirit and that we were where we were supposed to be.
Last but not least..... TRANSFERS! I am staying put in Federal Way for another 6 weeks! :) I am so excited! I love this area and this ward! Elder Dawson (from my MTC district) is going to be our new District Leader. He is going to do a great job! Can't wait to see what this new transfer will bring!
Love you all!
Sister Megan Hills