SO news flash:
Sister Councill will be transferred!!!!! AH. TCHAO Guarapuava!
Yesterday we had a conference here in Guarapuava, and my Mission President came, and interviewed all of us missionaries serving here! That was great :) I really love my mission president and I hadn´t had an interview with him since I got into the field (so almost 4.5 months!!!!!).
But he told me that I will be transfered to an area close to Curitiba! I still don´t know where exactly, or who my new companion will be... :(
Apparently the area that I´ll be going to was an area of Elders that were very "Fubeka." Meaning that they didn´t obey the rules. *sigh* So my mission President is putting me there to "clean things up" so to speak. I´m excited, and a little nervous! Because I´ll be "opening" the area so to speak. Both my new companion and I won´t know the area, and we´ll practically be starting from scratch, because the Elders there didn´t do anything. So it´s going to be one BIG adventure!
But I´m really excited to be honest. I love Guarapuava and I LOVE Sister C. Silva, but I really want to grow spiritually. I want a challenges are one of the best ways to grow- so here I goooooooooooooo.
Saying goodbye to Elizandro and Paula, my recent converts here in Guarapuava, was by far one of the hardest things so far on the mission. I love them so sooo much, and it just kills my heart that I don´t know when I will be able to see them again. *ahhhhhh* We all cried- including Elizandro! It was a pretty special goodbye.
I´m not looking forward to saying goodbye to my companion later today....
BUT on a positive note, this week was great! It rained and rained and rained but it was good!
I´ve got lots and lots of photos to send this week!!
Last pday my district FINALLY celebrated Thanksgiving XD It was sort of Thanksgiving- the only thanksgiving ish food was the mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie i brought XD but it was fun and good and we played games and it was great! Also there´s one picture where an elder fell and I´m sending it to you all so you can enjoy the looks on our faces ;P
Last pday also, the us sisters had a gift exchange and that was really fun. I got a super black and pink polka dot cup, which is perfect because I love pink, polka dots, and i love drinking water XD
I found a HUGE confederate flag at this store called the Ranch. I WAS SUPER STOKED because yall I´m in Brasil, How often do you find a confederate flag?!?!
us sisters had a service project this last week! We helped a family here move! And it was my first real service project so that was neat :)
There are some pics of some people we have been teaching, and then my FAV family here in Brasil- the family of Elizandro and Paula ❤
There´s a church here that has a huge "Missao" in the lawn, and I took a picture in front of it ahah. You might have to zoom to see!
And finally, a selfie of Sister C. Silva yesterday at church :)
But I love you all LOTS and lots and lots! My spiritual thought this week is to not run from challenges. Run toward them. Because challenges are how we grow and progress :) And I know that Heavenly Father NEVER gives us a challenge or trial that we can´t overcome.
Have a FANTASTIC week,
eu amo voces MUITO.
xo Sister Councill