Originally sent May 5, 2014
Bonjour à tous!
This has been a pretty solid week. We had zone conference, which was absolutely amazing. We have some very inspired leaders in this mission, and the direction that we received will definately be able to help us be better missionaries so that we can better serve the people of France!
This week we had a lot of people sleeping over in the Hotel Toulouse (our apartment) because of the zone conference, so it was a lot of fun to meet a lot of people, as well as see some old friends also. I got to go on an exchange with an old friend from High School which was pretty cool.
This week my companion and have seen some pretty awesome miracles. Elder Neil Anderson visited the mission about 2 years ago, and as part of his message he told us that as we strive to do our best, prepared people will come and find us. We were able to see two fulfillments of this promise this last week. Both times we were just walking, and were stopped. The first time was this lady from Iran. We hadnt left the apartment for but 2 minuets when she stopped us and asked us if we were people who could "teach her about religeon" because she has been searching. We were pleased to tell this sweet lady that that is exactly what we do :D The other time me and my companion were "lost" (I have found that normally when we get lost that means something cool is about to happen). We were looking at a map on a bench when we hear, "Hey Elders!" Two young tahitian students aproached us. The girl told us that she is a member, and is studying here. Her frend was this big Tahitian guy, and she said "I've been trying to get this guy to meet with the missionaries for a while now" and he laughed at that. We got to know them a bit, and also found out that this girl has a bunch of Tahitian student friends that she wants to introduce us to!(score!) So basically we are in the process of organizing this big basketball game, and we will be able to meet all of her friends through that! This kind of stuff happens all the time here as a missionary, I promise you all that miracles do happen!
I love you all, I hope you have a fantastic week!