Wednesday, May 27, 2015

pictures

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this is me holding a baby alligator! yep im cool. and look who i saw!!  sorry i have to get off now but i will email next week!! also we get ipads this week so i will be probably emailing off of that!! yayaay!!! till next time love yall!!

love, sister turpin

Monday, May 11, 2015

mothers day!!

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 sister stewart from my last area took sister Baxter and i back to our areas tueday after MLC and this is a picture with the cute little stewart kids:)

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this is sister Baxter and i when we were in atascocita last monday and i just think these signs are so funny so we had to take a picture by one

well this last week was a good but slow week! probably because i wasnt in my area for about 3 days worth, but! everything is going soo well! i am staying here in lake charles for 1 more transfer with sister burgoyne and its because we are seeing so much success so that is good! we have a baptism this saturday for a lady named cynthia! she is the cutest little old lady ever!! haha she has the best humor ever and its her birthday this thursday! she will be turning 68! she is so excited and she said "the next person i am going to work on is my daughter and her husband!" ahaha it was so cute! i will have to send all of yall pictures of her when she gets baptized:) 

the weather is starting to get hot again and i have the worst tan lines, and everyone that knows me knows how much i hate tan lines!! but thats a good thing i guess that i have tan lines because it shows how hard sister Burgoyne and i are working!

we are starting to finally get the members to start trusting us and people keep coming up to us and asking us if we will teach people they know which is a huge miracle! 

im sorry i really dont know what to say! my brain is still so fried from mothers day yesterday! but life is good in the misson field! i love it out here and i love being a missionary! i love being able to learn something new each and everyday and to learn how our heavenly father works! this church is so true and i love having the knowledge to know that i am apart of it! dont forget! there are so many people in the world that dont know the truth and are seeking for it!! so be an example and go let the world know about it! post things on facebook, tell people about the prophet and the apostles! be a missionary in your own way, and i can promise you. Heavenly father will bless you.

i love you all!! sorry my letters are getting worse and worse, i dont really remember what happens anymore and the days just seem to blend together more and more! but i hope you all know how much heavenly father loves you and how blessed you are to have this gospel in your lives!!. remeber who you are! stand for truth and righteousness! return with honor!!.

love, sister Turpin!

Monday, May 4, 2015

atascocita

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this is paisley and me!! in the car to the library to email!! love this girl!!

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this is cynthia and sister Burgoyne and i after one of our lessons. isnt she just to cute!! i love it!!:)

well if you cant tell by the title i am in atascocita for the day! (that was my last area) long story short. so mlc is tomorrow and i usually ride up with the sister named sister baxter up to kingwood and we stay the night at the mission home and then after the meeting on tueday we drive back to vidor which is were sister baxter serves and then i pick up my companion and we drive back to lake charles. well we found out that we cant drive our car again because we havent gotten the new sticker for our car. so we had a member drive sister Burgoyne and i told vidor and then a member from vidor drove us up to kingwood at around 12 so we got here to kingwood around 3 and we have been hanging with the stewarts which is a family from my last area and they are going to feed us dinner tonight and then tomorrow they are going to drive sister baxter and i back to vidor and then pick up sister burgoyne and then drive sister Burgoyne and i all the way back to lake charles louisiana... crazy huh...? ya i know! so i am back in my old area emailing all of yall right now!!:) its so crazy to be back and to see how everything has changed...

but this last week in louisiana was so good!! i went on exchanges monday and tuesday with the orange sisters and then wednesday sister burgoyne and i worked hard all day long! and we found so much success!! 2 people commited to being baptized and so we will see what happens as it gets closer. and then thursday we saw more success!! and had 2 more people commit to a baptismal date which is awesome but 1 cool thing about thursday was during hour of power. sister burgoyne and i were in the car and we pulled out our map and split it down the middle we from there prayed and asked heavenly father if we should go to the right or to the left of the map. we both got the answer of left then we split that down the middle and prayed if we should go north or south! we both got south. then of course we split it down the middle again and again everytime getting the same answer until finally we came down to a street. we made sure our prayers were specific and we out the the street to go knock on doors trying to find 2 people who were prepare by the lord. right when we got the the street we parked the car and there were 3 men standing out side. one of them walked over to us and asked us if we were alright we said yes and he said want to come talk to us! sister Burgoyne and i walked over to find out that one man was the father and the other two were his sons. they let us teach them right then and we are going back to teach them more this coming sunday on mothers day! it was such a awesome lesson and i am excited to see what will happen to them!

isnt that just such an amazing experience!? i guess you would just have to be there. then we have really been trying to work with the ward and our new ward mission leader is doing such a great job at helping the members get excited! because of all of our hard work we had 3 potentual investigators at church yesterday and we are planing to start teaching them the coming week or two!! 

transfer calls are saturday night so on mothers day i will be able to let yall know if i am getting transfered or not, i hope im not though!! i love lake charles!!

over all this week i have learned so much and how when we have specific prayers heavenly father will give us specific answers and he is always willing to help we just need to do our part first. so with that i would just like to invite all of you to try making more of specific prayers and then trust heavenly father that he will answer your prayers. i love you all!! be safe! andi cant wait to talk to everyone on mothers day!!

love, sister turpin