Hope you all had a wonderful week and are excited for General Conference! I'm pretty pumped for it! I just cant believe that 6 more months have already passed, but that is nothing we can control! In these transfers, I received a new companion, Elder Sureda from Chile! He is the man, and he is finishing his mission this transfer! We are working really hard and seeing a ton of miracles! We have some big goals set for this transfer and I know they will be met!
I don't have much time but I just wanted to share with you guys one thing that caught my attention this past week in a district meeting. Our district leader asked us the question "How do we know that the Lord is pleased with us and that we are doing our best?" And my mind of course went directly to Preach My Gospel, that says that we will know that the Lord is pleased with our work if we can feel the spirit working through us. But another elder in the zone said "When we feel and see that we are progressing every single day!"
I loved that! I think it is a more relatable answer to life than mine. I can assure you guys that if we are consistent in the little things, and that we truly feel and see that we are progressing every single day, the Lord will be pleased with us! Maybe we are going through a rough time, and we feel like the world is falling apart, but the Lord will be pleased with us not thinking about the things we can't control around us, but for our consistency and obedience!
One of my favorite scriptures in the Book of Mormon has a lot to do with this! Nephi at this time was very set back because of the wickedness of those that he was teaching, and he felt that he was useless because of the things that were happening around him, but here is the response that the Lord gives him in Helaman 10: