Monthly Archives: April 2016

Baptisms and Blessings in Portugal

April 18, 2016 Matosinhos, Portugal Hey Family! This week was all over the place. The other Elders had a baptism, so I was helping them quite a bit with that, interviewed the investigator Sunday morning and she was baptized Sunday … Continue reading

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Missionary Work in Matosinhos, Portugal

April 11 2016 Matosinhos, Portugal Hey Mom and Dad! So This week I’ve been really trying to finish reading the Book of Mormon in Portuguese and Preach my Gospel because I’ve never read either of them cover to cover and … Continue reading

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Street Contacting With a New Companion

April 4, 2016 Matosinhos, Portugal Hey Mom and Dad!!! So, BIG NEWS! I actually got transferred out of Portalegre!!! It’s way cool, but I’m really sad because neither the members nor I were expecting it. All the members were pretty … Continue reading

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The Enabling Power of Christ’s Atonement

March 28, 2016 Portalegre, Portugal Hello Mom and Dad! Happy Easter! The Easter traditions here are essentially the same as at home, but people don’t seem to celebrate it to the same extent. We were able find some cool people … Continue reading

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Act in Faith; Miracles Result

March 21, 2016 Portalegre, Portugal Mom and Dad! M_ finally got BAPTIZED!!! It was such a great experience! I think the greatest miracle definitely happened before the baptism. Seeing M_’s attitude change, his ideas about God, church, life, even coffee, … Continue reading

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Life is a lot like those Old Rubber Boots

March 14, 2016 Portalegre, Portugal Hey Mom and Dad! This week was pretty good. We’ve been working a ton with M_ and he’s still on track to be baptized this Saturday. All the members are super excited for him. He’s … Continue reading

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Planning a Baptism

March 7, 2016 Portalegre, Portugal Hey Mom and Dad! No, I haven’t even seen a temple since I left the MTC. It’ll be really great to be able to visit the temple more often back home (even though the IF … Continue reading

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