This week Nain and Alex were baptized!!!!! It was beautiful. They were so ready and we finally got the ward to work with us. There was an off key musical number, the relief society president brought a small gift and the Elders Quorum president decided to sing a solo half in english and his welcome to Hermano Alex. It was awesome! Nain and Alex shared their testimonies and Nain started crying. It was so beautiful.
Also, while we were taking photos we looked over and President Henderson and his wife walked in. He never goes to baptisms, he just doesn't have time, but we found out from one of the asistants that he came specifically for the baptism... and he congratulated the bishop for the way the baptism went. I'd say we did good.
My comp has been doing a lot better. She's got a wrap around her torso to help and we've been able to get a ton of work done. It's so nice to come back to our room and feel exhausted but like we've worked hard.
Also, I'd like to let you know, that if you look for little miracles they're all around you. The other day we were looking for an old investigator that was left in the binder from other sisters that were in this area before us. We walked and we walked and we walked like little pioneer children and we still could not find this house. It was hot, we were walking on dirt road and we were just about on the point to give up... actually we did give up. We were waiting for the combi to come take us back to our room when I said, " Hey, can we go stand in the shade, I'm going to return to my house red instead of white" We started walking to the shade... but there were pigs, giant pigs, in this spot so we moved towards another spot of shade and lo and behold, there was the house, right in front of our faces. I testify that if you put in the work and work until you have used all your mortal, human strength, in these moments something else, something greater than you will help you out.
Also, on a less spiritual note. The entire month of August people have been celebrating Santiago. Basically they dance through the streets and drink a lot. But the music is cool :)
I love you all!!!!
Please continue to send your prayers Southward.... we need all the spiritual strength we can get
Love, Hermana White