So on Friday morning we're just casually studying and it's almost 9:00 so I just closed studying when I get a call from Elder Saunders who is the AP (which is normal now because we serve in the same ward) and he says that I have to leave my companions at home and come to Senopati by myself in a taxi because President wants to meet with me. What?! If anyone has ever served a mission that is not normal! I was pretty scared to be honest and my companions we pretty scared too. Then when President invites me in his office he says "So with your VISA" and my heart relaxed because I knew I wasn't getting transferred or we weren't in trouble or someone in my family didn't die or something like that, I was glad about that. My VISA expires the beginning of September and so if they renew it just for a couple of months it would take a spot for another missionary for a whole year. So we decided it was fine to finish a couple weeks early. So Dad told me in his email it's August 30, so that's happening and it's kind of crazy!
My feelings with it are totally fine. I love being a missionary, but I think every missionary is excited to be with family again. I still feel like I served a full mission and I don't feel jipped or anything like that. All is good.
Now back to normal stuff! This week was pretty normal again. ________ told us a little bit more about how she is feeling with everything. She really wants to know that it is true and she wants to come to church. It's just hard because her family goes to a different church and she feels scared to ask their permission or for their approval. So we have that mountain to climb but the important thing is that we are on the mountain! The hardest part is finding someone who has a true desire to learn. And ________ does! When we have a desire and ask in prayer the Lord will help us accomplish that desire and commandment.
_______ still is pretty much the same with everything. We still visit her, but it will just take the Holy Ghost to help convert her when she will open her heart to let him in. Patience is a virtue and we need it with her.
In Jakarta we meet with people of other Churches who are very strong and they like to debate a lot. So we try not to, but sometimes when they seem like they want to we try to share our message but it just turns into a debate like thing, even though they call it "sharing-sharing". So we had a couple of those this week.
Other than that, just busway, talking to people, handing out pass along cards, and all that jazz.
So that's about it!
I love you all :) Have a great month of AUGUST!!
Love, Sister Davis
Sister Jacqueline Davis
Sister Davis is currently serving as a missionary in the Indonesia Jakarta Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Sister Jacqueline Davis
Indonesia Jakarta Mission
Jalan Senopati 115
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