I hope that everyone had a great week! We definitely did!
On Friday we went with a member, Matsuzawa Shimai, to her friend’s house. She wanted to introduce her friend, Yasuda San, to us and give her a Book of Mormon. We talked and got to know Yasuda San then explained what missionaries do/what our purpose is. Then Matsuzawa Shimai pulls out a Book of Mormon and starts telling her all about it. She told her conversion story and shared her testimony on the Book of Mormon. Then she marked the part about the Plan of Salvation and told her how much peace she feels because of knowledge of life after death. Yasuda San was super nice and told us that she was going to try and read the marked part!
The stake’s goal this year is to give out Book of Mormons! Everyone is working really hard! I am amazed by the member’s faith everyday! Another family in the ward, the Ishii family, have been handing out lots of Book of Mormons. Their son, Yuuto Kun who’s 12, gave a Book of Mormon to his friend and is giving one to his teacher soon! The members are all such good examples of faith.
Saturday night we saw an awesome miracle! We have been wanting to find an old investigator, Watanabe Koyuki San, because she sounds way awesome! It has just been way busy and we could never seem to find the time or we would try to find it and have no luck, but Saturday night was open so we decided to finally find her! It took a while but we finally found her house!!!!!! She was home!!!!! We were able to talk and found out that she still has a lot of interest, she had just gotten busy but now she has time! WHAT! So we made a next appointment for Thursday! We are going to teach her about the gospel and teach her English because she wants to become an English teacher! She also said that she wants to teach us Chinese haha! So I guess we are going to be learning Japanese, Portuguese and Chinese now lol!
Well, we get transfer mails this weekend…. super nervous. Armour Shimai and I really want to be companions for another transfer! I really don’t like transfer mails, they always make me nervous but I guess this will be my last one. It is still unreal that it’s about to be my last transfer. Somedays, like yesterday, I have little breakdowns and cry for an hour straight during sacrament meeting and other days I’m totally fine. But I’m super excited for this last stretch of my mission! We are going to work so hard! We have lots of awesome investigators right now and we are excited to see them progress! We are excited to find new investigators and work more with the members! I love Toyohashi Ward! I love being a missionary! It really is the best year and a half/two years!
James 1:5, “If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.”
Thank you for the support and the love! I love all of you and I hope you all have the best week ever! Talk to you next week!