So this week we had a baptism, Heidi. She was a door contact during
divisions with Elder Cevallos who works in the Uros. I think I may have
talked about her before but I don't exactly remember...Anyways, We started
teaching her and her brother and though Luis was kind of interested he pretty
much told us that he wasn't THAT interested but we kept talking to them both
and put a baptismal date for the 19th. During the week their mom showed up from
the country, she lives in a small pueblo about seven hours away and only comes
to visit about once a month so we talked to her as well, and she was HUGELY
receptive to us , even though she isn't married she told us that she
would start making plans.
It's just great to see the gospel blessing a family like this and how the
members, more than anyone else the young adults have been helping them. As I said
previously the ward here is not that strong but we are doing all we can to try
to bring it together and strengthen it as much as we can.
Also this week we did divisions with the Uros again and I went over there for
the day and WOW it is AWESOME!! I can't even describe how great it is to work
out there with some of the coolest yet humblest people I've ever met. A real
Hmmm, what's that over there? Questions?!!!
Do people have TVs there? Movies???
---Everyone has TV's here but almost there are no movie theaters here at all,
probably why piracy is such a HUGE thing here.
Do all homes have phones?
---They used to but now everyone uses there cellphones, a lot more convienient
What is the best local food you have eaten?
---Queso frito, translated to fried cheese, extremely unhealthy but extremely
That should just about wrap it up for this week. Till the next,
---Elder Will Sowards
Huajsapata, Puno, Peru
Let's hope the Yotes make it!!!!