Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Chiclayo, chiclayo, chiclayo...

Hermanas that stayed with us from Jaen

September 7, 2015
Well, this week has been good. Highlights... 
Found a store that sells "bombitas" a really thick churros with manjar blanco in the middle, and it totally reminded me of a doughnut!! Forgot all about those... super good, try not to eat too many haha. 
We visited a convert family and the aunt was there rubbing and egg all over the six year old girl to get rid of the bad spirits because she had been frightened.... Peru. Sometimes it is just hard to take the culture seriously. 
But this week was good.... my companion is very quiet, but little by little we are learning to have conversations and how to work and have fun together. 
We have been finding lots of people to teach and helping them learn more about the gospel. One lady we are teaching is named Patricia, and we have a date for her to be baptized! She has two little boys and lived in the states for a while, although she doesn’t speak much English. But she has such a strong desire to learn, and the spirit always just takes over the lessons when we go. Excited for her and hopefully can help her keep progressing. 
Besides that things are going well. This week I have just learned a lot more about the power of prayer. The power of the Holy Ghost, and the power of the atonement. That even when things aren’t okay... they are! haha And the love that our heavenly father has for each of us. So grateful for the good and bad times in the mission to learn and grow. 
Know that I love you all and am thankful for your examples, hope you have a great week! 

Hermana Clegg

The view every morning... so blessed!

Me and my pensionista from Pomalca

With a recent convert from my last area

With the bishop's family from my last area

T-shirts from "the fam" in Pomalco with our name on the back and...

they put their family name on the front! So cute.