Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The Key

Hola mi Familia y Amigos,

Okay well I dont have much time. But I would like to share a short story with you all.

Me and my companion got home to our house one night and realized that we still had 30 minutes left before 9 PM. We were tired, hungry. did I say we were tired? Because we always are. Ha ha.

But I really felt like we should still go out for the last bit of time to contact in the streets near our house. So we did.

We were just walking around... nobody was in the streets. But I saw a glimmer in the street for a second and realized that we had passed a key. (Honestly the streets here arnt clean and we pass a lot of things. Ha ha.) But then I got a strong impression to pick it up. Shoot we passed it. But I stop and told my companion "I just saw a key." I know it sounded odd. And if she would have said it to me I am sure I would have thought. "And your point is..." But I told her, lets find it. So we took out our ghetto little cellphone and started searching for it.

An old man passed by and asked what we were searching for. We told him. And he kind of laughed like good luck finding it. But then my companion saw it again. And then old man pointed to the sky and said, "God helped you find it!"

Okay we had the key... now what?! I said, "Lets just knock at this house infront of where we found it and ask them if it is theirs... We knocked, they quickly replied that it was not their key. But that we could ask her neighbor. So we went to her neighbor and knocked... nothing. Then with PERFECT timing. They drove up in their car. With I'm sure the though of "Oh great! The Mormons." But before giving our we are the Missionaries speil. We told them we found a key and were wondering if it was theirs. They were SO excited! They said they had looked everywhere for that key. That they drove like an hour to search for it in another place also.

After being super greatful and before we could even ask them. They told us that we could come by to share our message with them. They are super great!

God works in mysterious ways sometimes. But just imagine if they get baptized all by picking up a key! (Well listening to impressions of the Spirit.)

I love you all and I hope you have a very fantastic week!  :)

Love Always,
                    Hermana Smith   


Me and my Companion

Aw I love her. She is a sweet convert in our ward, she has less than a year from being baptized. But she always has the coolest jewelry and fashion. Hoping to be able to rock some fashion when I am her age. Ha ha. 

​Well, sometimes you just have to be friends with the bugs here. Friend of the week... this caterpillar. 

Other photos

​¡Que Viva Mexico!  :)  Mexico is off centered. you know that bothers me. But the picture has been taken. Dealin with it. 

​Lovin Mexico. Lovin Guaymas. Lovin my Companion. Life IS GOOD.  :)

This is how the people here react to us. Ha ha. They think we are GIANTS.


Infront of a members house that we ate at this week is an old jail... that looks like a castle. 

My lovely District  :)



​This is when I was in Cuauhtemoc still, and we put together an Easter Egg hunt for the kids in the Ward. I feel like I look distanced in this picture. But this is right before we opened the doors. And they were getting Crazy! Ha ha.

Random Cool Fact:
I was reading some older Liahonas that we have in our house here and I came across an article where they were discribing service that the church had done in the last year. (This was in one from 2013) And in one paragraph it just focused on an Earthquake in Haiti, Flooding in Thailand, and Starvation in Africa. And how the church aided these disasters.

BUT HOW COOL. Because if we remember right now from Conference they announced three temples, where? HAITI, THAILAND, and AFRICA. What?! It is amazing to see how a lot of times God humbles us before he blesses us.

P.S. When I came to Mexico I used the Dictionary to look up what were English words in Spanish. My companion and me and now to the struggling point of where we space out some English words sometimes and search in the Dictionary for English. Ha ha. Spanglish Struggles are real.

Okay, love you all!

Love Always,
                    Hermana Smith  

Guaymas! :)

I FINALLY HAVE A TALL COMPANION!!! :)  Whoo the tallest with the second tallest of the mission. Lovin it!

Me and my companion eat with Hermana Gentry and Hermana Obando every day in Guaymas with members. They are amazing. 

I LOVE Guaymas! I have to sign off now, but you will here more of Guaymas in the coming weeks.  :)


These are the three daughters of Mayra. (In Cuauhtemoc) I LOVE THEM! It was hard to get them all looking/smiling in the picture. And well it seems as if the littlest one looks squished. Ha ha.

I LOVE THIS FAMILY!!! And look, we seem to be nicely color cordinated.  :)

Okay it took me awhile to win Valentina over. With her older sister Camila, and her little sister Annette it wasnt too hard. But with diligence we did end up as buddies.  :)