Hello everyone!What a wonderful week! We had exchanges this week so I went with Sister McIver (my trainer!) to Paglaum . It was so fun to be with her again. We got to cross this awesome bridge to go to a recent convert. When we got there she wasn't there, so we visited a few other families. I had actually come here for exchanges with Sister Arnold a while back, and some of the families remembered me! It was fun to see them again and teach them. :)
was a wonderful day!!! We watched General Conference at the stake center, and goodness! Was it amazing or what? It was one of the best conferences I've ever listened to. Maybe it's just because I'm a missionary or something, but I really got a lot out of this conference. Every talk was so perfect and I just have the greatest desire to feast upon the words we've heard and apply the truths we've learned. My spiritual stamina is just wanting to be exercised non stop! haha It was truly wonderful, and such a neat experience to have my first conference in the field. After the first two sessions of conference, Dexter Sapico Lobaton was baptized! Since everyone was at the stake center for conference, we had a stake baptism, which was wonderful! Such an amazing sight to see these sweet Filipino people dressed in white and enter the waters of baptism.
I'm grateful for all the blessings I receive from the Gospel each day and for how I've seen it bless and literally change the lives of those I've taught. This Church is true. I have no doubt. We truly have a plan of happiness from our Heavenly Father and I know families are eternal.
Have a great week and happy anniversary to Grandma and Grandpa Dixon today! :) Love you both so much!
PS I can't remember if I've said this, but karaoke is HUGE over here in the Philippines. :)
Crossing a "cool" bridge
Exchanges with Sister McIver- Jessica's Trainer
"The sky in the Philippines! :) SO pretty--the closet thing I can get to sunsets in my area"
The Lobaton family--Dexter's baptism
Dexter and Elders
"Sister Russon and me. We didn't plan on wearing what we did, but because we did so, everyone thought we were twins. haha"