August 3, 2015

Thanks Dad.  I’m doing my best to fulfill my calling worthily!  It is a blessing to be here in La Paz.  I plan on giving it my all, leaving everything!

It’s a fun zone, everything really close together.  we have a pair of sister missionaries in our branch, and another branch that meets in our building with 2 other pairs of missionaries.  so we have 2 elder companionships, and 2 sister companionships.  We all see each other a lot. Very different from my other areas where it was only 1 a week when we saw other companionships. Today we organized soccer to play at the church with the youth.

During last week when I arrived to La Paz, I met and we taught investigators Mario and Tamara. Yesterday, this young couple of ours came to church!  Mario (22 years old) and Tamara (19 years old) and their little boy Gerónimo (2 years old).  It was an achievement because Mario had started listening to the missionaries 3 years ago, but had never gone to church.  They came, and so far they have planned to come again next week!  Let’s pray they obtain a deep testimony and a deeper yearning to continue on their spiritual journey.
Last night we had a Family Home Evening here at the church.  A good get together. Tonight we have another family home evening planned with a less-active family.  The theme will be Family Unity, using paper cut out links, each with every family member’s name on each, linking all together to make a great family chain.  And how every member of the family unifies and makes the family stronger.
Our family is SUPER unified and amazing.  I know it’s only through the restored Gospel and how each us individually lives it.
3 mission presidents it is, for once I one-upped Dad in something! :D
Love you a ton,
Elder Orme

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