11 months…and 20 years!!!!!

i cant believe that this week im celebrating 11 months in the mish and 20 years of life!!!!! wowwee. im so grateful to be alive and to be serving Heavenly Father. life is good. and there is just so much goodness yet to come ūüôā this week was really good! a lot of little tender […]

come what may and love it!

hello!!!!!!!!! so this week was a roller coaster! so¬†on thursday¬†was the first game that brasil was playing in the world cup. seriously, everything closes down. its a holiday for the brasillian people. and it gets wild. and so our mission president sent out a list of rules and times we have to be home during […]


Hello my beautiful family! We`ve had a miracle here. A big one. So do you remember our investigator Neuza who had a baptismal date for the 14th of june and whose anger cancer ridden husband got mad at her for leaving the house? well she didnt know how she was going to be able to […]

happy junho!!!!

i cant believe its already june and im going to be 20 this month. weird and wonderful. so this week was interesting. we had an emergency transfer and¬†sister¬†torres was sent to maffra and i receivedsister¬†oliveira as my new companion. and¬†sister¬†van wagenen arrived in my area after 10 months in the georgia macon mission. turns out […]

boa tarde!!!!!

this week has been amazing and quite a wild ride! so some new americans are coming tomorrow and a¬†sister¬†that has been serving for a year in the usa is coming to serve in my area!!!!!! so excited!!!!! also,¬†sister¬†torres is being transferred tomorrow which is definetly not cool because magic is happening in our area and […]

quasi (almost) 10 months!!!!

hello my loves!!!!! this week was full of miracles, big and small, prayers answered, humbling experiences, the good soul filling stuff. so one night, all of our plans fell through, and we were brought once again to pray, bowing our heads and closing our eyes and asking heavenly father for help in the streets of […]


this week was full of changes and rain and skyping mommy on mommys day!!!!!!! it was the greatest 40 minutes ever and i loved hearing all your voices and laughing and crying and hearing stories about the kiddos and being filled with your love. thank you.¬† so this week i want to write about a […]

Hello!!!!!!! Holy guarana ive passed 9 months!!!!!!! Its been another marvelous week here in brasil. i love it and i love life. so for my 9 month mark, i started the festivities off with a bang by throwing up and having diahhrea (mama and daddy dont worry im fine and i have medicine and im […]

Bom dia!!!!!!

goooooood morning bonsucesso!!!!!! (imagine robin williams saying that) so sorry that i wasnt able to email yesterday! our pday was switched because we had a zone meeting during the middle of the day. i dont know exactly, but im here now!!! holy cow can you ¬†believe how amazing conference was!!!!! i couldnt get enough of […]


hello my beautiful family and friends!!! it warmed my heart so much last week to read all of your emails and see all of your pics of the jackson family adventure in FL. i was so overwhelmed with love and gratitude that we are an eternal family, that we are good, and happy, and love […]