The mission is hard, Im not going to lie, we are talking about the salvation of many people and sometimes its so difficult to think ¨why would someone reject this?¨ but everything has its time. And God is the only one who really knows everything, we just have the responsibility to live each day to the fullest, learn as much as we can, take advantage of every moment, love God with all our hearts, and love our neighbors just as we love our selves, and gain all of the experiences that come our way, whether they be good or bad, they will help us to Progress. Being a leader here in the mission, training a new elder who is very different than me, and also leading my district have been huge blessings.
I have always liked to be a leader of those who surround me, but now I am beginning to really understand what it means to follow.... Follow the example of the Savior. He didn't come to the world to be served, but to Serve. The real path to finding happiness in this life is forgetting about yourself, and serving others. I love our Savior and I am so grateful for his example in everything good in this life. I love Easter time to be able to celebrate his resurrection. He really does live. He loves us. I know it with all my heart. I am so grateful for your love and support out here in the field, I ask you to keep praying for these precious souls that I have been so blessed with under my care, and I invite you to remember The Lord in All things, All times, and in All places.
I got all of your stuff (for my Birthday) thank you so much it was awesome! I shared almost everything with Ward members, my comp, and other Elders. I had a great birthday thank you! I almost forgot to tell you I also got to baptise a way cool investigator that the sisters have been teaching. Her name is C and she is 21, super sweet, and super nice. It was a great baptism, her parents were baptised just a few weeks ago. The sisters asked her who she wanted to baptise her and she said "Elder Claxon" hahaha. I love this Ward, I'm probably going to have to leave the next transfer but I really am enjoying the time here.
Other things for you mom, my comp wants to know if you could send him a little hymn book in english, I could go for some more dental flossers (the little sticks) and also I wanted you to say hi to some people for me. ......................
Thanks for everything mom, I love you so much! Have a great week! Happy Easter!