March 7, 2016
Mis queridos familiares y amigos,
I have to say sorry for not writing a lot last week…. I lost track of time and my leaders were kicking me off the computers…. but this time I will write a lot for my last P-Day on the mission!
So, as many know I´ll be coming home this week…. and I’m overwhelmed…. I hate to leave this country, my friends, people that I consider family as well… behind once again… but I know that they are blessed for the gospel in their lives! But I can’t wait to be able to see the faces of my family once again and to be able to hug each and everyone of them =) I can’t say that last week I worked my hardest…. but I can’t say either that I didn’t work at all!!! We had a few events happen last week that made it difficult to be able to work efficiently… but we did what we could!
We were able to baptize 2 out of the 3 of the Argueta family! Yeni (Jenny), and Neris! They were really excited and REALLY NERVOUS at the same time LOL!!! They got a little shocked when they got dunked in the water but that’s because of the nerves that were extremely high!!! But it was a real joy for me to have been able to see at least two of them get baptized before I return home…. It has been a learning experience to have been with them every step of the way in their conversion process! I have seen a major change with in them and I feel sure that they will be faithful to the church and to the lord for the eternities!
sigh…. I don’t want to leave but I do want to see my family hahaha I’m so overwhelmed I haven t been able to sleep well for the past few days…. but I know its for the same reason that I’m filled with many emotions that my body can’t support it lol!!! But everything will be ok!!! To be honest I don’t feel like writing anymore… lol there really is a lot of things I would like to write but I would rather do it face to face! I’m going to finish this last email with 2 scriptures!!!
First 3 John 1:13-14
13 I had many things to write, but I will not with ink and pen write unto thee:
14 But I trust I shall shortly see thee, and we shall speak face to face. Peace be to thee. Our friends salute thee. Greet the friends by name.
and last but not least D&C 34:12 with words changed a bit 😉
12 And verily, verily, I say unto you, I come quickly. I am your [Son] and your [Friend]. Even so. Amen.
I love you guys! with all my heart! I will see you soon! ❤
Elder Nikolas White
El Salvador, San Salvador East Mission
"Yesterday was history, Tomorrow is a Mystery, But today is a gift… That is why it is called Present." -Master Uguay
¨If ever there is a tomorrow when we´re not together. There is something you must always remember,
You are braver than you believe,
Stronger than you seem, and
smarter than you think.
But the most important thing is even if we´re apart, I´ll always be with you¨
(Mommy Moment: He comes home in three days. We are excited and nervous but mostly ecstatic!! Three Days!! I can't put into words how I am feeling but I know that the Holy Spirit can change your life if you want it. The mission has helped my son become a good man. That doesn't mean he won't make mistakes but I know that he gave the best two years of his life to serve those in El Salvador. He loved the people with all his heart. He loved the country and those he served. His companions were the ones that he would learn the most from, good or bad. I am so blessed that the Lord loved my son and wanted him to change for the better. The Lord knows each one of us and he helps each of us to become the best that we can become. If having to go through trials means we learn to be more like our Savior than I am happy to do that so I can be stronger and happier in the life to come. I know that Elder White will come a better person than when he left. I am so blessed that the Lord looked at his heart and can judge him by only what He can see. How blessed I am to have the Gospel in my life and that we have a Savior who loves each one of us. God bless each one of you. Do something good today and pass it on to the next person that you see. Change the world one step at a time. Give a hug, a smile, or just say hi. Love to all of you.)