So, there's a long story behind the title of this email. To make the long story short, about 8 months ago we were teaching this boy named Cian Breen in Pioneer Valley. He's 10 and both of his parents are less active but coming back to church. They wanted us to teach Cian so that he could be baptized. Well, Cian is a VERY energetic little boy. Also, he had this crazy idea that being baptized would give him "pre-mental flashbacks". He kind of explained it as having De-Javu or your life before being baptized. (He had been baptized in the Catholic church as a baby and swore that he had flashbacks from before his baptism.)
ANYWAYS, we get a text from our sister training leaders and they said, "Sister Hammond, Cian is getting baptized tomorrow (Saturday) as 6:30. So obviously we dropped everything and went :) good thing that we didn't have any set plans to drop anyways. haha. When we got to the baptism Cian had grown like a foot in only 7 months. So basically he was taller than me. It was a lot of fun to be able to see all of my old friends from Puyallup again!
we're both standing on our tippy-toes to see who is taller...he won...
We've had some great lessons this week with our investigator Andrew. He's been praying and repenting and changing his life. Also, he's only 14 so that's amazing in itself. He's getting baptized on Oct. 15th. Keep him in your prayers!!
Transfers are next week...We find out Sunday whether or not we're staying or leaving. I've been here for a little over 6 months. I guess we'll see what happens... Love you all! HAVE A GREAT WEEK!
Sister Hammond ♥♥♥