Zone conference was Saturday with President and Hermana Blunck. It was funny because Hermana Blunck trained us all on bathing twice a day in the jungle, flossing once a day, and brushing our teeth once a day. And she also told the elders to PLEASE wash their sheets once a week. Zone conference was really special because we were trained on teaching the commandments. Clarity goes such a long way with teaching. After all, how can someone obey if they don`t understand? President showed us some AMAZING videos. There is one on the law of chastity from the church`s site for youth. IT uses the analogy of playing for the lord`s team from Elder Holland`s address and is absolutely incredible. LOOK FOR IT ON THE CHURCH`s SITE FOR YOUTH RIGHT NOW!!!!!!
Hermana Vaquez turned 22 this week and it was such a happy day. Kind of funny because we had branch council and then afterwards the sisters opened up the pots they`d brought full of potatoes, and rice, and chicken and practically the whole branch came and we ate a birthday dinner. The Branch President bought the biggest cake I`ve seen and we sang happy birthday. I think within two days we ate cake four to five times with pop. Branch Partido Alto loves Hermana Vasquez.
Mariela`s DNI gets here this week with Jack`s birth certificate and so we are SO SO SO happy because they can get married and baptized. The oldest son, Alexander, 7, was a bit mischevious this last week. Somehow he stuffed mattress foam up his little brother`s nose, Alexis, 4. Well, as you can imagine, it got all infected, he couldn`t breath up his nose, etc. etc. etc. Luckily it got pulled out and he`s on antibiotics now and they`re watching the three little sons a bit more carefully.
|The ward celebrated Hermana Vasquez' Birthday!|
|What a great companionship! Kristin loves working with Hermana Vasquez|