KUMUSTA! I hope you all had a good week!! WE HAD THE BEST WEEK EVER! Basically;) It was awesome seriously it was the week of miracles!! Let me tell you! Here are some of the awesome things about this week!
1. We haven't been able to see one of our investigators for a few weeks... we thought she was avoiding us but she showed up to church randomly after 5 weeks!!! Miracle!! I'm sooo happy!
2. This 15 year old girl who isn't a member randomly came to church!!! She just moved from
Sydney and went to church a bit out there! She said she wants to keep coming!! Ahhhhhh YES!
3. The Elders had 2 random Asians walk into church and ask to be shown around! Things are really picking up here in WA!
4. We have gotten so many referrals from members this week!!!! Ahhhhh! They are two Filipino families and they are pretty keen to learn!!
5. Tracting works!! We found heaps of potentials this week!
6. I have the best companion ever! I LOVE SISTER LAO!
7. So all the Filipino families in the ward surprised me yesterday with an early birthday party!! I'm soooo lucky!!! I love them all soooo much!!! We had a budol fight if you don't know what that is google it because it is basically the greatest thing ever!!! Basically there is heaps and heaps of food (chicken, prawns, squids, rice, fish, eggplants....just to name a few) and they pour it all out on the table and you eat it with your hands and its pretty much heaven! haha! Best party ever!! Best food ever! BEST PEOPLE EVER!!
8. I got the coolest presents EVER! One is a t-shirt with my face on it! And the other is a chocolate sculpture of my face!! Legit! I kind of sort of love them! I'm so grateful for the people in this ward!! They are the best!! ahhhh!
So yes... This week was basically the greatest! I'm so grateful for this ward and for this opportunity to serve here in Thornlie!!! I love the people here! I'm so grateful for the opportunity I have to be a missionary! I love this work! I love my Saviour Jesus Christ! I love you all have a great week!!!
Sister Penrod xxxxxxx
Has been called to serve a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Perth, Australia. She reports to the Provo, Utah MTC September 23!