Gros bisous!! [Big kisses]

The path of a missionary does not always run smoothly. Soeur Holt described this week as a difficult week. As we read through her email we recognised that it was actually a good week for over 95% of the time, but when something happens it can change your outlook so dramatically. A couple of people…

A week long birthday!!

Soeur Holt turned 20 this week. Again, we want to thank everyone who remembered her. She had a wonderful day and although in opening cards from my family and friends there were a few tears, I felt like I was exactly where I was meant to be doing what I was meant to be doing…

The best laid plans…

The best laid plans and all of that! Sometimes the missionaries have everything in place and a spanner is thrown into the works. This past week it was their pday where they tried to go to a historical site that was supposed to be really cool but was actually closed so I used the mentality…

Cream Crackers and Condensed Milk

Soeur Holt believes she now knows… why I was called to preach the gospel in another language– she had been studying 1 Corinthians 14.19 which suggests we speak 5 words rather than 10000. In English I think I would just talk and talk and talk and regurgitate all of my gospel knowledge onto the people I…

Push a boulder!!

This week, as every other week for Soeur Holt, was really busy. For Wednesday through to Saturday she went to Lamentin while Soeur T stayed in Abymes: I would go to Baie Mahault whilst Soeur Needs would be in Guyane for exchanges and Soeur Reep would stay in Abymes. This is because because Soeur T and…

Staying in Abymes

The big news of this week is transfer news!! I am staying in Abymes with Soeur Tepapatahi and I am so happy I really thought that I was leaving and I really didn’t want to; we both screamed down the phone at the APs (Assistants to the President) when we got the news. The next transfers…

Six months has come and gone!

Last Tuesday Soeur Holt marked the day that she has been on her mission for six months (including the MTC): That evening, as I hope you will be able to see from a picture, we had a borsin and baguette supper during language study and celebrated my 6 month mark. Although it seems like such…