Well that was a good 6 weeks….

Well that was a good 6 weeks….

Hey everybody, 

So… I got the transfer call last night. I am leaving the area, even though I have only been here for 6 weeks (1 transfer). It was way too fast and I was not waiting for this to happen. I hope to not get sad or anything and to keep working super hard. I was doing so well here and I don’t want to have to start all over again and leave all this work behind. But this is how the mission is, so I guess it is going to be this way. I knew it was too good to be true…

We had a baptism this last week, and it was pretty nice. At least I can say that I baptized in every area that I have had now… Also, something super interesting, I didn’t knock a single door in all of my time here. I only worked with members in finding part families and references, and this is the only way to work from now on.

I feel like I learned quite a bit honestly, even though I was just here for a little while, and I feel like I have worked with all diligence and as hard as I possibly could, so I feel good. Nothing else that is too interesting went on this week, and I have just been thinking about my future life for some reason. I don’t know why, but I feel more capable to think at a higher level and think rationally. I feel like mom and dad were right when they told us that our brains leak out of our heads when we are younger. I feel like I can take bigger decisions and also do things more rationally. I don’t know how to explain it, just that I am getting old. 

Things I feel like I have learned: to be super diligent, a lot more patient, and be happy. Things I need to do better about: Delegate without just taking over, not get frustrated about unimportant things, and to be more humbler.
I feel like I am doing good. My next companion is also going to be from the USA, and he will be finishing his mission in about 3 transfers, so it is very likely that I am going to kill him ( in mission terms ) (or literally, I don’t know yet)

I love you all and hope everything goes well for you all this week.

Elder Searle