This week has been a blast! We met with the Bishop in our ward and talked about how our investigators were doing. He looked up at us and said, "you're our dream team!" Sister Erickson and I have seen so many miracles together! I was really anxious this weekend though because we had transfer calls on Sunday night. We'd already been together for 12 weeks and a lot of changes were happening in the mission. Out of 75 companionships about 60 of them were being changed. We didn't have high hopes of staying together...BUT WE ARE!
We're teaching this sweet little boy, his name is Leo. He's 9 and probably one of the smartest and most spiritual little boys I've ever met. We've been meeting with him for the last few weeks. He has high functioning autism so his parents wanted to wait on getting him baptized. During our lesson on repentance we asked him what he thought it meant, so he said, "Well, isn't it like this.." he then proceeded to pray and ask God to forgive him for his sins. ♥ He's getting baptized on March 11th.
I've been studying about the Atonement of Jesus Christ. He is our advocate with the Father. He loves us and has provided the way for us to overcome spiritual and physical death. In Alma the prophet teaches us that He's provided the means for our Heavenly Father to be perfectly just and also perfectly merciful. Repentance is a key part in His plan. It's continuing to align our will with God's and to become better every day. 3 Nephi 9 13-15 reminds us that Christ's Atonement is also healing. He will heal our broken hearts and carry us as we come to Him.
I love you all!
Sister Hammond ♥
matching shirts plus valentine's dinos.
the District ft. half of Elder Duncan