Thursday, April 17, 2014

April 14th, 2014 I feel so grateful to know who I am and my worth

Well I just love Hermana Blanca so much. She is the greatest. I was studying for her one morning and thinking how can I help her?? How can we help her accept baptism and understand the importance?? I just randomly flipped to the listening section in Preach My Gospel. I read it and was like we should just let her talk and listen. I know we should always do that but as missionaries we sometimes get caught up in the little things. So our lesson with Blanca that day was different than any other lesson that I have had. We just listened and listened. She told us that seeing her daughter and how interested she was in the Church has really helped her to be more motivated. She told us straight up that she was talking to her mom about baptism and she wants to be baptized!!!! I was like wait what!!! I just sat there with the goofiest looking smile on my face. If we didn’t listen to her or ask her questions, we wouldn’t have known any of this. Her prayer was so beautiful in the end too. I just felt so happy!! And she came to a baptismal service on Saturday with us too!! With her daughter.... in dresses!!! They never wear dresses. She had told us they don’t really like them. I just love seeing these simple yet profound changes in Blanca and her daughter. I love the Gospel.
So we contacted a lady who has a child with disabilities. I have never felt so much love for a little boy. He was so adorable and kept hugging me. :) We talked about the Plan of Salvation and how the Lord has a purpose in everything. I feel so grateful to know who I am and my worth. This Gospel is true. It has all the answers!!!!
The Lord has guided us to some truly prepared people this week. There was this guy just sitting there and I waved and he waved back I kept walking and then the GO BACK feeling came. So I went back, turns out he is going to be a dad for the first time. He is terrified so we talked to him about the plan of salvation. We returned and met his wife... she is so legit. She was like encouraging him to pray and was like yah lets go to church!! We need to be good examples. I know the Lord leads us to those who are waiting and He will lead each of you to those who are waiting for the truth too!!!
Read Preach My Gospel Chapter 9!!!! ( I hope you already bought your copy after conference... if not.... go do it now!!!!!!))
Send me missionary experiences!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Love you tons!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hna. Kira  Webster

Sunday, April 13, 2014

April 7th, 2014 I am in Guatemala. The most beautiful place on earth :)

ITS P DAY PDAY GONNA WRITE MY FAMILY ON P DAY.  ( to the tune of Friday) I was singing that all day today :)
So sad news..... Hna. Page is no longer my comp. I love her so much and it was so hard to say goodbye but I know she just needs to bless the lives of even more people. She seriously has taught me so much and has helped me to be my real self in this work. I love her a ton and she is a forever friend to me.
But my new comp is pretty awesome tooo!!!!!!!! Hna. BriceƱo from Honduras. She is kind of weirdly related to Hna. Betancourth too. Funny how things work out huh???

I live in a house with my mission mom and a mini missionary( she isn’t a missionary but is just helping in the lack of hermanas). Hna. Bontempo from ym group was here for 5 days but she got reassigned to the Houston Texas mission because she got dengue 3 times :( We had a goodbye Guatemala party for her and it was so sad but she taught me a ton in the 5 days we had in the same house. I seriously love her a ton! :)

We have truly see miracles here. So many fruits form the work Hna. Page and I did in the last few weeks. People who want to know the truth :) Conference was just amazing!!! Blanca came. We stopped by her house like 10 minutes late and she was just waiting there in a skirt and make up on and everything. I have never seen her dressed up like that or so happy. I just had so much love for her in that moment. As we were in the tuc tuc on the way to conference, I just thought life doesn’t get better than this.I am a missionary of the only true church on the earth. I represent Jesus Christ, our Savior and the truths He taught here on the Earth. I am in Guatemala. The most beautiful place on earth :) I am seriously so stinking blessed.

I just want everyone to go read Lawrence R. Corbridges talk from Sunday afternoon session. I WAS GLUED TO THE SCREEN. I got to watch in English too(after fitting 8 missionaries in one tuc tuc and sprinting to the mission joke...picture included). But I felt like his talk summarizes the Gospel in 11 minutes. This is the truth. As they sang a child’s prayer, I just had an overwhelming feeling that I have always known it is true. Even as a child. I knew the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is true and I will never deny that. there so many things I want to share but the time is so short. I love you all so much and encourage to continue watching conference daily and go buy preach my gospel!!! every single one of you!!!

I love you!!!!
Hermana Kira Webster

p.s. I taught a lady with a pet squirrel!!!

Crowded Tuc tuc

Pet Squirrell

Kira loves animals :)

WA Apples in Guat !

Farwell to Hermana Bontempo

March 31st, 2014 Can I just say, "I love church hymns ! "

Buenas a todos!!!!

Can I just say that I love church hymns!!! They are just the greatest and always bring a smile to my face :)
Sing one every day!!!!
A member gave us fresh papaya.... I didn’t like it.
I gave a monkey a Book of Mormon!!
Anyways, I was able to have divisions with a new missionary, Hna. Keltner. She ran track at BYU!!! woot woot. Go cougs!! We just really opened our mouths and talked to everyone. It is amazing to see the different responses of everyone but we were able to help clarify some doubts and help people understand really what the Restored Gospel is!!! I love the Gospel!!! :)
We taught a recent convert, Cristian. He is like a clone of James Larson. Not even kidding. But I was able to explain the Priesthood to him. At first, he was like why don’t women have it then?? I was impressed to pull out the picture I have of my family and of my parents wedding day. I was able to explain to Cristian that all of the greatest blessings that I have ever received in my life have come from the Priesthood. My family is forever, I have been baptized and received the gift of the Holy Ghost, and I am a missionary. These blessings and ordinances have forever changed me for the good. I don’t need to have the Priesthood to receive these blessings. I am so grateful for the Priesthood in my life and that I can testify that the power of God truly is on the Earth today in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. :)
We were able to teach girl named Ruby who just looked so sad. We were able to share the Book of Mormon with her and read Ether 12:4
Wherefore, whoso believeth in God might with surety hope for better world, yea, even a place at the right hand of God, which hope cometh of faith, maketh an anchor to the souls of men, which would make them sure and steadfast, always abounding in good works, being led to glorify God.
Afterwards, she just kept smiling and she hugged me so long before we left. The Book of Mormon and this gospel bring hope and faith. That is why I am here and that is what I want all of you to know. This Gospel is true!!! I will never deny it.   :)

Well most of all...... this weekend...... GENERAL CONFERENCE.  The prophet will be speaking to us!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! yay!!! I am so stinking happy. I cannot wait. Seriously though :) Everyone MUST watch it. The sessions will be available on :) You WILL  receive answers to your prayers if you listen with your heart. I know that Thomas S. Monson is a prophet of God. I cannot wait to hear what the Lord has to tell us through him!!!

Hermana Kira Webster
Yummy Food

MTC Comp, love her :)

UFP     Unidentified flying papaya

Sis. Page and Kira my sister from another Mother

"Evens Monkeys want to read the Book of Mormon"