Hermana Oram: ¨there are tons of diseases spread by mosquito bites like chikungunya, west nile and malaria and they all start out in Africa¨
Hermana Blanchard: ¨yeah that is true....wait but West Nile virus didn’t start in A............... wait ya it did¨
and then last night when a ten year old was telling us how he is going to leave his girlfriend ¨half-way abandoned¨ when he goes on a mission and pray she doesn’t write him a dear john.... or a querido juan
But the best conversation of the week had to have been in the surgeons office on divisions with Hermana Beitler as the doctor explained to us how appendicitis happens and that I shouldn’t believe the people of Honduras that say it is caused by eating finger nails and watermelon seeds... although I am a culprit of both those things I is caused by random things that just happens to lucky people like me. But we slyly turned the conversation about colons and stomach walls to the temple and how she and her husband could be sealed there as a family for the eternities. There are missionary opportunities everywhere you just have to find them. I mean it is sometimes easier with a black badge on your chest but really that is just a piece of plastic that gets really dirty really fast (fun fact: toothpaste whitens the name engraved part real quick) but really it is just a piece of plastic and is not even necessary to share a testimony or invite someone to church. You just have to invite them... they might not go like this last week we invited over a hundred people to church and only one of them actually showed up. THAT IS A LOT OF REJECTION. But it is always worth it for that one person.
Thank you so much for the prayers and warm wishes.
Stay cool and stay out of hospitals.