Monday, January 12, 2015
So this week was super busy for us and this next week is about to get even more busy!!
But just a little update! we had zone conferencewhich was awesome! our mission Goal for this month is 1600 lessons with members present!!! We are soooo Pumped!
It got down to about -10 degrees and we are walking so it feels like my face is about to fall off and shatter on the ground when we go outside! hahah I wear long johns and sweats under my slacks! LOL! And then after we walk a mile in the freezing cold wind and snow we get in a lesson and your face starts to sting because its all of the sudden 100 degrees in the persons house! I don't think I've ever been so cold in my Life!! hahah but we push on Praise God.
Elder Bennett and I are just so pumped for David's baptism! we went and visited him briefly yesterday and the first thing he said to us was "I think me getting baptized will open doors for me like getting a job!" (he's been trying to get a job for a while now). And we told him that we know that the lord will bless him for having the faith to get baptized. So he's even more exited!
I'm on exchange right now with one of the Zone Leaders Elder Wood! Elder Bennett and our other Zone Leader are on their departing Statue of Liberty Trip so Elder Wood and I are just chillin being trunky while our companions are having fun in New York! hahah joke I'm not Trunky! But Elder Bennett keeps reminding me that the mission flies by so I shouldn't waist any time! Always staying busy round herrr!! Its kinda scary though how fast rime is going by though! I hope that I can make the most of it here in Jersey. I so grateful for the opportunity to be here. I wish some of you could be out here beside me to help me figure out some of the puzzles that the Lord sends me. But I know that I have His spirit to give me Hints! Oh yeah and my companion! hahahaha
Anyways!! I better get going! Gonna have a Fun P-Day to start off another Amazing Week!!
I hope to hear from Yall Next Week! I Love you and Continue to Build your Faith!!
Until Next Week
Happy New Year to everyone!
Quick update on the work here!
Its kinda of slowing down here in East Orange due to everyone including Half of our
investigators on Vacation for the break and the Late cold weather that just flew in!
Although the work is kinds slow we still super Pumped about
out Investigator David who is Preparing to be Baptized on the 18th!
Yesterday at church he showed up a little late to sacrament which scared us
at first But he showed up in Suit, White shirt and Tie! We were super pleased with him!
We met with him after church and reviewed the Baptismal Interview questions with him, hes got some things to work on be he will be ready by the 18th!
I gotta Blitz but i hope all is well with everyone! Please keep David in your prayers.
Love You all!
Whats Goooooddd Homies!!
It was Great Fun to talk with the Family on Christmas!! A very Spiritual Experience for us...well for me and least... hahaha
But things have been great this week! On Saturday our zone went to the Temple in New York!!! We took the train from Newark to the station right next to the World Trade Center or "Freedom Tower" now. and from there we took the Subways to the Temple! Walking through Manhattan was alright I guess... wasn't Really as cool as i had expected it to be, probably because we didnt go through time square.. But the Best part about the whole Trip was the Temple of course!! Its so cool that you can go from the streets where its so loud and crazy and walk through the doors of the temple into Complete Silence and Reverence, the Spirit hits you like a brick wall! It was a Great Session! I Learn so much from the spirit When I go there! Its amazing how this Spirit is universal throughout all Temples!
I hope you all continue to attend the Temple and not take having one so close to us for granted!!
Anyways! The rest of the week was just super Busy! We ended the week with with 26 lessons, 184 Contacts and 4 new Investigators!! Elder Bennett and I are on Fiyah!!! Hahaha The Lord spoiled us for Christmas this Year!
Hope you all had a Blessed Christmas and a Happy New Year!! Set Goals and make Plans to do Better at something this New Year!!
Love You All!!
Talk to ya'll next week!
- Elder Fotu