Monday was Ben's birthday. It was raining in Santiago.
It was another good week in El Pino. I turn 20 today and I have spent a
lot of time thinking last night and this morning about the kind of 20 year
old that I want to be. I prayerfully did a self-evaluation and pondered
about what I would like to improve on this year of my life. Paul's
words about becoming a man and putting away childish things kept coming
to mind. These kinds of self-evaluations and goal setting always make
me a better disciple of Christ. I should do them more frequently.
had some great success yesterday with the family who I have
been telling you about. The entire family of 6 came yesterday and now
each has come three or more times. The father, who was last to gain a
testimony, thanked me for what we brought to his family. There is
nothing more sweet in the mission as those moments when less-active
members or investigators thank you for what you have brought them. We
are going to invite them to be baptized on the 26 of July.