Epic Conference at La Merced this Week

So, as you all probably remember, I went to La Merced last week for a Multi-Zone conference.  It was an amazing conference and I really enjoyed all that I learned and did.

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Greetings from La Merced

Well, I’m currently sitting in our old Zone Internet store-place in La Merced.  We’re in La Merced because we have a multi-zone conference tomorrow with Presidente Ardila.  We left San Pedro at about 8:00 last night and made it at about 9:40 here in La Merced.  It was actually super exciting to pass through my first area and enjoy seeing what I saw for three months straight.  I really reflected on how far I’ve come as a missionary and how far I still have left to go.  And, after three months in the mountains it feels really good to be in the heat again.

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I’m Off to Save the Princess

So this week I bought an epic Chullo.  It is a knit hat that looks like the hat that Link has from the Legend of Zelda.  However, it is blue — just my color.  I love it.  I can use the super tail as a scarf, or just walk around with it being super duper long.  I love it.  Oh, and it only cost twenty soles (about eight dollars) so it was totally worth it.  I’m going to use it a ton when I get home.

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No Idea What to Put As a Title

Well, this week has been pretty interesting.  We’ve been working pretty hard, but unfortunately both of our baptisms fell through this week due to one heading off to Lima and the other to Huancayo before classes started.  It is the end of summer vacation — kids have been out of school since Christmas —  so hopefully it will be easier to find FAMILIES to teach.  Well, time go get searching for more people to baptize.  Seriously though, there are a lot here, you just need to do the right kind of searching.

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