Elder Zachary Jones serving his two-year mission in the Nevada Las Vegas West Mission July 2014 to June 2016
Monday, February 1, 2016
Week 83: Snow, Baptisms, and a lot of a Food!
We woke up today to snow flurries and high speed winds. Considering it was 70 degrees 2 days ago, the weather definitely got volatile.
My week was crazy busy, evenings booked. Elder Anderson and I both agree that this has been probably some of the busiest times of our missions. I talked about Janine in my past couple emails: well, she's getting baptized this coming Saturday. We are hoping her husband gets to baptize her! They are such a strong couple and are a good example of how the Gospel and the Book of Mormon can change hearts. They truly have "no more disposition to do evil, but to do good continually" as it says in Mosiah. The kids we are teaching--Sam, Sally, and Morgan--are getting baptized next Saturday! They have such an awesome recent convert mother and have changed so much since we've started teaching them. They have firm testimonies of the Gospel, Jesus Christ, and Joseph Smith. It's incredible to see. After that, we have some more people who should be getting baptized in the next couple months. These wards are great!
The wards are so great that we get over fed! We have had 2 dinners a night for 3 out of the past 4 nights! I'm probably going to come home 30 pounds heavier 😭
Other than that, life is good! That's not to say it hasn't been tough, but it has been good! I definitely feel the love of Heavenly Father here! I'm so grateful to serve here!