Alright, I'm just going to start by saying this..
I went to the beach this week.
Well I saw it more like...okay, I saw the water from far away.
BUT this week we had divisions and we got to go to the coastal part of the mission. It was AWESOME. I loved it. Loved it. It's not as hot there and the hermanas have a sweet view of the ocean from their house. During the two days we were there I just watched the light house light go round and round. It was a dream. I really didn't get any good pictures...but I hope you enjoy.
While we were there I met this lady named Alejandra who got baptized in March. This lady changed my life. I'm never met someone so golden. Holy cow. It's rare you find someone so ready—no, so prepared. She started talking about how she is so excited to go to the temple. And on top of all of that..this lady got baptized in two weeks. Escogida, no?
We had a Cenda de la Navidad with our ward. It was super, super fun!! Good food and of course good people.
Yesterday we set a fecha with a lady named Maribel. :) I'm excited to see how it all turns out!!!
And I gave a talk in church yesterday about the Book of Mormon and how it needs to be the keystone of our testimony. Eight minutes of me rambling in Spanish. I based it off of the talk "Look to the Book, Look to the Lord" from this last conference. Really the Book of Mormon is evidence of the restauración through Joseph Smith and I hope you are all reading it every day!!!!
Love you to pieces and Merry Christmas!!!
XOXOX Hermana Josie Brinkerhoff