Hermana Tess Owens
Mexico Tuxtla Gutierrez Mission
Calle Jazmines #210
Fracc. Los Laureles
Tuxtla Gutierrez, ChiapasCP 29020 A.P. #278
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Good news, everyone! They were able to recover 466 photos! I’m not sure what they missed, I haven’t been able to look at them yet, but they have the baptisms, so it’s all good. :)
|A better picture of the baptism from last week!|
I’m so excited for the Illuminate the World thing the church is doing! [A world-wide emphasis the LDS Church is doing for December encouraging people to do an activity focusing on Jesus Christ every day of the month. See the video here: Light the World] This Saturday, we’re going to paint a park with the youth since the playground is getting kind of worn, and it makes me really excited, the video the church put out. When we serve others, we really are truly following the example of the Savior, and maybe we’re not going to restore people’s sight, but we can help people in little ways that will help, too.
A whole bunch of stuff happened this week! I don´t even know where to begin. I guess I’ll just tell you one miracle that happened. There’s this girl to whom Hna Sandholz and Hna González had taught ALL the lessons, but she could never go to church because her mom didn’t want her to. However, the daughter has been having a difficult time for the last little while. We haven’t visited in a while, but we met her mom in the street and she asked US if we could come visit and talk to her daughter. We did, and then asked if the girl could come with us to the Young Women in Excellence activity this weekend, and her mom said yes! And she LOVED it! Afterwards, she begged her mom that she could come to church this Sunday, and she was able to! It was incredible, because her mom has never let her daughter come to church before.
|At the Young Women in Excellence celebration!|
Also, I’m sporting a Chiapaneca blusa, so.....yeah.
We’re still working to get the money to have Hermana C married and baptized, but we’re hoping before the end of the year!
It is the time for decorating for Christmas, and it makes me really happy. We have a tree in our front yard, so we’re going to ask a lady who buys new Christmas stuff every year if we can borrow some of her old stuff, and decorate our tree :) I’m pretty excited. Also, it’s time to pull out the ol’ Mo Tab [Mormon Tabernacle Choir] Christmas CDs! It’s a little weird that I won´t be listening to Delilah this Christmas.....or Hallmark movies....I think I’ll survive.
|A family in the ward!|
The mom is the lady who sent the video a couple of weeks ago!