Saturday, January 14, 2017


This week was hard. This week was also a blessing. I am going to tell you this story NOT to talk myself up or draw attention. Its so that you guys can see how this week was. I'm just going to cut to the chase lol.

Saturday after lunch, 1pm, we started our fast. Fasting in general is not the easiest thing in the world, especially working. But we started and then the rest of saturday was one of the hottest days ive seen. With that kind of sun that burns a little bit. ITs like when we get in the hot car after church before the air kicks in and we all yell a little bit. Thats brasil. We were suffering quite a bit when we got home, but I trust that the Lord strengthened us. I prayed and really visited with my Father in Heaven and felt spiritually edified and sunday morning we went to church. During the second hour, I started feeling really sick. I became really week and decided it was better for my health to finish my fast and drink water before i passed out. (Dont worry, it wasnt serious). I finished and found the first little classroom i could to sit for a few. The first irmã from the ward that i saw was Wanderlecy. I, embarrassed, asked if she had a mint or something to raise my blood sugar. She pulled out crackers and gave them to me and took really good care of me. She told me she could be my mom for the day lol. She started to laugh and told me that last night she took all of the food out of her bag because she want going to go to church with any of her grandkids. Something told her loud and clear, ´´Bring them.´´ and she immediately listened without knowing why and I felt so grateful that she listened to the Spirit. She was my miracle this week. I recovered quickly and prayed thanking the Lord. He has prompted me that morning to bring something to munch on during the afternoon and i ignored it. I'm thankful that Heavenly Father blessed me even in my ignorance and disobedience to his spiritual prompting.
Miracles are real. If we will hear the Spirit and act, we will be His Hands here on earth.

Lots of other great things from this week that i would love to tell you but i cant type fast enough. Enjoy some pictures. LOVE YOU GUYS!

Happy 2017!

We were walking up this GIANT hill to arrive in our favorite neighborhood and we saw people carrying a lot of heavy stuff and we stopped and offered to help. Karina, 22, immediately accepted and asked me if we were from a church. I told her that we were missionaries. She said, I want you to talk to me about God today. I'm sad. I told her we would leave her a message about God and a prayer and when we got to their very humble home, we did just that. She felt the Spirit and she went to church this sunday. I'm grateful for the unplanned opportunities to serve and share the gospel.

This week we worked really hard and hit a lot of our goals and that makes me happy.

I cant believe its 2017!
Lets make ourselves better this year!
Lets focus on Jesus Christ and learn more about Him.

Love you!
(fotos in front of our investigators house waiting for him to get home. Our reactions when we realized that 2016 is over)

Sister Penni


The waterfalls were amazing!!!
This week was super busy but it was wonderful too!!

Our investigator José is progressing so well. He wants so badly to be baptized and quit smoking and we marked his baptism for this friday. Please pray for him to be able to quit smoking. He is amazing.

Also, a member introduced us to his friend, Ruben. He is progressing so well and is going to church every sunday now. We taught him about the Book of Mormon and he said, ´´Wow! that makes so much sense. I have always thought that Christ would preach His gospel in the whole world, not just in Jerusalem.´´ He is gaining a really strong testimony.

I love being a missionary. Its hard but also absolutely wonderful.