HAPPY BIRTHDAY GUNNER!!! 17!! what the heck?? i felt like i was so old when i turned 17 haha 1 year you can serve!! how crazy is that!!!
So this week has been a definite testimony builder! We had a meeting with Elder Gonzalez of the 70 on Thursday and that was AMAZING!!!!! The meeting was in Ushaia which is the mission just south of ours. I know...you probably didn't think we could go any more south...but we did. The area/city is called Ushaia (ooshwya) haha.
So turns out Argentina is super beautiful. It is literally the end of the world hence the El fin del mundo. The mountains are beyond description and the city is so beautiful. There is a lot of money there but the people are still pretty chill.
I love Sister Rogers. Every time our mission president's wife talks it makes me miss mom because her analogies and her "cute" ways to convey a point is hilarious and so spiritual. She gave us all a little card that has a ship in the storm in it and it says "a ship is safe at the port but that is not the purpose of a ship."
The mission is tough at times but that's how it's supposed to be! I miss the security and a lot of things back home but that's not where I'm supposed to be. President shared how he was very worried about a lot of the missionaries in our mission and was struggling a little bit with this. Then his son reminded him of all the people praying for him back home and all the support he had and that helped a ton. I was thinking about that as well and I am so grateful for the support I have back home. I met a missionary this week whose parents don't talk to him anymore and he has no support. that would be so hard.
We have a little investigator Milagros who i have been talking about. She is the only member of her family that comes to church. She wakes up before everyone in her house. Makes herself breakfast and waits in the car for one of her parents to drop her off at church. She is going to be baptized this week or next week. Depends on another investigator we have.
I want these people to have a temple sooooooooooo bad. So many members are missing out on a temple marriage and it's so sad!!! It makes me sick that I had so many temples to ride a bike to and these people have to save up for years just for the travel!!!!!!
I LOVE BEING A MISSIONARY AND SHARING THE ONLY COMPLETE TRUE GOSPEL ON THE EARTH AND IN THE HEAVENS!!!
oh ya i get to skype the fam next week!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Make a skype account and I'll make one as well then next week I'll email you for your account and on Sunday at around 3 o'clock here we'll skype!
Love you all, Elder Lamb
p.s. Everytime we pray with a catholic they repeat everything we say and I was in tears I was laughing so hard with one of our investigator´s who after everything was saying Gracas Jesus and like chanting throughout the prayer. Good stuff down at the end of the world...good stuff.
We know how to make that good bread (Elder Tarwater). / the hair is goooooone:( never easy saying goodbye.......
I'm no Dan McCombie but i thought this pic was pretty dope.... im standing in Argentina and those mountains way back there are in Chile:)
Ushuaia is sooooo sick! Takin the family here after the mish for sure:)
While our boys are serving in Argentina we ran into each other at BYU Women's Conference 2014: Mission Mom's Jill Tarwater & Corie Lamb