Well, this week was weird but enjoyable. I received the most personal revelation and made the most changes than I have had in any week of my life!
Disclaimer: if you're not familiar with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, you might not understand a lot of the words I use. I apologize, but it's the only way to explain it! We worked a lot with the members of the Church here this week.
Next, we "visited the Roa family." The quotation marks are there because we scheduled to visit them to have dinner but Bro. Roa suddenly drove us outside of our assigned area to visit the Almeida family. President Almeida of the stake presidency gave us some news regarding the missionary work in the Scotch Plains Stake of New Jersey. It is accelerating! Prophecies are being fulfilled!
And then we ate pizza from La Pizza, you know, the pizza restaurant, La Pizza? Not the other restaurant called La Pizza, but the pizza restaurant, La Pizza, from which we ate pizza. Thanks, Bro. Roa, por la pizza de La Pizza!
We also discussed with Bro. Roa how people walk so slowly to cross streets. He said, referring to the pedestrians, "Your pride will not stop my car." That was. And we also made brownies before bed.
That appointment was revelatory for me since I remembered all the times that I did exchanges into the Kearny and North Newark Spanish areas and the Spirit that I felt there. The influence of the Holy Ghost was stronger there than it ever was in my English area. I felt prompted to tell President Jeppson that I needed to be transferred to Spanish next transfer. I also felt that I needed to prepare in English first. I LOVE HISPANICS and green spaghetti!
We finished another project that Sis. Hill gave usmorning. Then we visited Kevin, who visits his fiancee every day in the same hospital that Bernadette was at. Before we left, he wanted to pray with the people at the front desk. They said that it was fine. After the prayer, they said that they liked it and felt prompted to say their prayers more often. Get that! They are not members of our Church, but they believed in repenting to become more like Jesus Christ by praying more!
After that, we helped out the Harrison elders. We drove them to their appointment, who cancelled, so they went to Burger King instead. Rahameen was with them, that's why they went to Burger King. He is a big guy.
God filled ourwith 5 appointments!
We drove to the Portuguese apartment to take care of Elder Ramos, who was sick. We took turns for a couple of hours watching him. Elder Walker was the first to go out with the Ports, as we call them, then me. When I went with them, we went to Tops Diner, which is a shiny building. Tira misu is delicious. I got to know Moche, who is a Jew-Mormon, and the Harrison elders better.
Yesterday, we had a linger-longer, which is just a fancy name for a potluck after church. We took home a lot of turkey and Thanksgiving stuff. Then we made potstickers at the Beacham's house with the Gaileys and Sis. Gailey's brother.
Anyway, I'm excited for Thanksgiving and the coming transfer. My time is out! Peace. Keep in touch.