Monday, August 14, 2017

August 14th, 2017: My last letter!!!!!!!!!!

Buenos Días Fam and friends,

This is my last letter and my last week as a missionary. Its super weird to say that and its crazy how fast this time has gone by. I am so grateful for this time the Lord gave me to serve and to teach the people here in Bolivia. It has been the greatest blessing for me and i will never forget a single moment of my mish. I have learned so much things and gained so many good habits that i know will be a blessing for me in the future. And i know that everything ive learned will prepare for the rest of my life. 

I want to thank you all for the love and support that you have all given me i my mish and i want you all to know that i love and am PUMPED to see you all on Friday. I am a little bit sad because I wont be able to see the people here for a while and because i wont be a missionary anymore, but i know the Lord is going to bless all the people i have got to know here. 

This week Alicia got baptized and it was super sick. She is super awesome and is going to be a super strong memeber and leader in the church. It was the last time i will ever step into a baptismal font as a missionary. They told me that there was a Relief Society activity after the baptism and they for some reason invited us to come, i though it was weird but we went. Turns out it wasnt a Relief Society activity, it was a surprise Going home party for me. hahaha. I was complety surprised and honestly wanted to cry. I was able to feel the love not only from them but from God, a few people bore their testimonies and thanked me for my service and i really was very happy to know that i did something right here. I dont think its too much to say that Valle Sanchez changed my life and i will never forget this place. 

I love you all and thank you for everything see you Friday night.

Love Elder Crisp

Monday, August 7, 2017

August 7th, 2017: Happy Bolivia Day!!!!!!!

Buenos días familia y amigos,

Another pretty chill week here in Valle Sanchez. Were working really hard so that Alicia and Abel can get baptized. they are both super excited for this saturday. We just have to teach a few more things for their baptism. Unfortunately Alfredo and Dayana didnt go to church yesterday so it doesnt look like they are going to make it for the 12th. Im a little bummed about that but i know that they will soon get baptized. they are super cool and they have progressed a bunch in the last few weeks.

I was reading this week in Alma 38 and i loved verse 5 And now my son, Shiblon, I would that ye should remember, that as much as ye shall put your trust in God even so much ye shall be delivered out of your trials, and your troubles, and your afflictions, and ye shall be lifted up at the last day.

Something very important that i have learned to do on my mish is to trust in God with everthing and at all times. He is the only one that knows everthing and is the only one that can give us the answer to any question or doubt. I like this verse because if we trust in God a lot, he will deliver us from a lot of things. In we trust in God with everthing he will deliver us from ever affliction, but if we dont trust in Him at all, He cannot deliver us from anything at all. Ive seen a lot how simply trusting the will of God blesses my life and the lives of the people ive taught. 

I hope that next week i have some pictures of the baptism if everything works out ok. It would be a sick way to finish the mish.haha I love you all talk to you next week. 

Love Elder Crisp 

1. the family is our luch pension and they are super cool,
2. his lady made me Apple Pie haha