monday- we went bowling as a zone! it was so spicy! i loe the bodacious brampton zone! i got a couple strikes and the rest gutter balls yay! but we do this thing as a zone whenever someone strikes we do an x and scream strike its pretty funny! we met a sister in our ward who fed us subways. she has a great family with a son who served in romania and a daughter at byu.
tuesday- we had an interesting meeting with a potential named hasan that we contacted on a bus. he was having marriage troubles. we tried to teach him the restoration but he wouldnt listen. he was more trying to get the answers he wanted and teach us. so ma and my companion whom i loev sister chelson just bore our testimonies about the saviour and his atonement and were at peace when we left the lesson. we had a lesson with sister hackner about how we can more fully feel gods love in our life through prayer and and church and scripture study. the basics are so important!
wednesday- its so cold outside! and were in a car share! buses dont worka s well as the stm here in the brampton suburbs but at least we get to talk to lots of people! we visited with the walton family. there baby girl is due in like two weeks its so exciting! we taught brother walton a bit about the restoration and he was open so thats always nice. we dropped by a investigators house the desirs to say hello. sister desir is so sweet. the relief society president sister king fed us diinner. steph i ate the quiche! it was so good! and we just discussed the needs of some sisters that we were going to visit.
thursday- we met with the elder monson and elder bradford today to coordiante the work in the heartlake ward so that should really help the work move forward. we visited with the mcdonald family and taught them of the importance of the sabbath day. they bore testimony of the sacrament and came to church sunday yay!
friday- we visited with sister macpherson. her undderstanding of the gospel is limited because she has a disability but her taught her about the plan of salvation. she has the desire to do the work for her family and especially her son in the temple so it was nice to see that we helped increase her knowledge of the great plan of happiness. i taught a whole lesson by myself in french to sister desir! it was tough but i definately had the gift of tongues! it was great to know that i could help ease her concerns in a language she understood so im grateful to be able to help her in that way. we taught sister hackner about prayer. she taught me that sincere prayers are really the ones that get anwsers so dont let satan put those doubts in your mind!
saturday- my first exchange with the brampton sister training leaders! we ere in there are so brampton east. sister jolie! we found a new investigator because i felt like we should talk to this guy at a bus stop. so maybe im actually starting to figure out how the spirit works yay! we helped a member named mon clean out her fridge and oven. she was so grateful. we read the book of mormon with bro smith to help him have strength to overcome his smoking. we went and taught about the spirit world to sister purchase to help her get excited to go to the temple to do family history. i love the temple! i get to see the toronto one almost daily and im so grateful!
sunday- church is such a great thing! its the most relaxing day as a missionary. its my favourite to just get to know members they are so loving and i love them! i helped the elders investgator thomas during sunday school cause he speaks french. im grateful that hevenly father isnt lettign me loose my french. the sousas fed us dinner again. i love that family so much. they also give us treats every sunday. im so grateful for this gospel! it brigns so much comfort to my soul to know why im here and where im going. sorry im terrible with sending pics! i love you all!
-sister mansfield :)<3