Not always the way we want, but he does listen!

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So this week as a good one. This last Saturday we were able to baptize Dalia and Abril! It was such a huge miracle and a spiritual experience. So what happened is Abril had a ton of faith and told her dad that she was going to be baptized on Saturday because she knew it was true and wanted him to be there, but if he wasn’t there she was still going to be baptized. Then a day later the dad gave Dalia permission to be baptized with her sister. Both of their parents were able to attend as well. The spirit was way strong and they both are so happy! It’s because of all the prayers and fasts that happened on their behalf. Maybe it’s not the day that we wanted at first or the way we wanted it to happen but he answers because he listens.

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I was able to go back and visit my first area today for P day and it was awesome to be able to see some of the people that I have worked with! I love the people of Mexico!
Well I love you all and I will see you soon!
Love Elder Cypers
PS Check out this bird, it looks like Donald Trump😂
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Haciendo Tortillas (Making Tortillas)

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Well I heard this week was a hard one for a lot of people… I have been thinking a lot about what happened and I’m forever grateful for the gospel, the Plan of Salvation and the atonement of Jesus Christ. As a member of this church I know that what happens here is not the end. I have the assurance of an eternal family and that the Plan of Salvation is real. I know that Jesus suffered for each of us, not only for our sins, but for our pains, both spiritual and physical. There is a talk by Jeffery R. Holland where he is talking to mission presidents and he says, “Presidents, if your missionaries permit it, the atonement will carry them..” The atonement carries us and he walks with us.

Well this week was a good one here. We were able to find a few new investigators and we received a new area where we will be working part of the week. It’s called Huacaltzingo. There are a lot of people there that are ready to receive the gospel and that have baptism dates. Keep praying for Dalia and Abril. They need it so that they can be baptized.
Also I learned how to make tortillas this week so I’ll send a few pictures of that!
Well I love you all! Until next week!
Love Elder Cypers

Strep Throat & Broken Windows (Again)

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This week was a really good one. It’s weird to think that I’m in my last transfer but it doesn’t feel any different to me. So this week started off really well until Elder Grau got sick. We stayed home all day on Wednesday because he had a fever of 39.1 C. Im not sure what that means in America, I only know that is a lot here so he slept all day and I studied the Book of Mormon and found some cool stuff that I hadn’t noticed before and then I watched The Testaments and 17 Miracles and then ran out of stuff to do… But he is better now.

Dalia and Abril and doing great. We talked with them this week and they actually introduced us to their mom to teach so that was really cool. We talked with them and prayed and fasted and Dalia told us yesterday that she wants to be baptized on Saturday. So make sure that you keep them both in your prayers. Also keep Jack in your prayers. He is one of our investigators and has been in the hospital because his apendix burst.
Well I heard that the USA is in the final for the Copa de Oro (Gold Cup) so that’s sweet! Speaking of soccer we were getting ready to leave the apartment today and we were messing around with the soccer ball because we were going to play and Elder Grau turned into Messi and kicked the ball and broke the window so we had to replace that today. It was only 70 pesos to buy the glass and we got it all fixed up. Thats only like 3 dollars. I love México!
Well I hope you are all doing great and will talk to you soon!
Love Elder Cypers

Last Change

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Well this week was a good one. The Elders that we live with got a call and they had transfers so my good pal Elder Dominguez had to go to another area so I’ll miss him! Elder Grau and I will be staying together for my last transfer. I will finish his training and then I’ll be headed out. We have a lot of work to do here in Tecamachalco and everything right now is going great.
This last Saturday we had a baptism. We were able to baptize Diana. Her mom is less active but has been coming back to church because of her daughter so that is really cool. We were really excited for that. Dalia and Abril weren’t able to be baptized this week but will be baptized soon. Make sure that you keep them in your prayers, they really need it right now, and it will help them more than you know. For the baptism we had to travel an hour away to the nearest baptismal font so that was a little crazy so be thankful for the church buildings that we are blessed with that are so close to home.
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We also did some service this week for a graduación (graduation). It’s a little weird because here they celebrate when you finish Elementary, Jr High and High School. They throw huge parties for that. So we went to the house of an investigator and got rid of the weeds and cut the grass. We cut the grass with a shovel and a machete. I never thought I’d say this but I’m thankful for lawn mowers, as well as little brothers who work the lawn mowers;) hahah
I love you all! Stay safe! Until next week!
Love Elder Cypers