We've been struggling a bit this week. We haven't been finding anyone to teach, and the people we have been teaching have either plateaued or dropped off the face of the earth. One investigator really seemed to be having a breakthrough in his personal understanding of the gospel. But on Saturday, he sent us a text asking to meet up in the morning for just 5 minutes. With him, just 5 minutes isn't possible, so we were a bit worried that he wanted to keep it short. We met him at the church, and he told us he was going back to Mexico to help his family with a transition - and he didn't know when he'd be back. We were disappointed, but said we'd see him when he got back and we'd keep in touch. He doesn't have Facebook or Whatsapp or any communication really other than text, and he said his phone doesn't work in Mexico. So at this point, we're praying for missionaries to find him wherever he is and that he'll keep building the desire on his own and not forget what he's experienced here. He was so sweet, though, he gave us a card saying thank you for everything and a $50 gift card to Applebees.
Saturday night, we went to another investigator's house and helped them in the yard, and afterwards played the Gospel Game of Life - we took the game of life and made our own cards for it with choices related to the gospel. It was actually super fun! The point of it was to help see how the decisions we making now can move us forward or hold us back. Life really is so much easier when we follow Heavenly Father's plan for us!
On the bright side, I found out that someone who was baptized is going back to church!!! I'm so happy!!