Sorry I am writting this one a little late because... you guessed it... I had transfers again. :( I'm sad because I really love Culturas and Elder Monjarraz and we had a lot of success there. It was sweet! But this is the cool (and scary) thing. I received a call from the mission President in the morning and he told me that I have been assigned to be Zone Leader and he asked me if I would accept. I was shocked because I really wasn't expecting that at all! But of course, I accepted and now I am serving in the Tenayo zone and my area is called Santa Cecilia. It's going to be awesome because I will zone leader over my 2nd area so hopefully, I can see some of my converts there and my new comp is...ELDER BYLUND! Whoooooooo! If you remember, he was my comp in the MTC and now we get to be comps again. It's funny because during this whole time we haven't even been in the same zone...and now we are comps! :D He is my first American companion and I am his first American comp! So it's pretty awesome. He has already been a ZL for 2 transfers, so he is going to teach me a lot of stuff. We are super excited! But I will miss Culturas and Elder Monjarraz. We had some great experiences there. We made a lot of great friends too and it was hard once again to say goodbye. But that's what happens. Now I will be responsible of about 20 missionaries and I will need to be a really good example. Bylund said to me that we are going to work our tails off and I am totally fine with that. I really think we will have a lot of fun too. The missionaries are awesome and I really hope to have a lot of success. This zone just baptized 13 people yesterday so I think we can do some good... but it will be hard. Once again, I know the Lord has put me here for a reason and I know that He will help me. I don' know everything, but I believe with the Lords help that we can have success!!!!
|Elder Bylund looking over our area|
|The Cruz Soto Family|
|Gardens at the Temple|
|The Temple at night|
Well, that is all that is going on. I love the mission and I love the challenges the Lord has given me. I know that with the Lord's help I can be a great leader, I just need to be obedient and follow the Spirit. I love you all so much. Have fun where ever you are. peace!
Elder $ean Larson