Sunday, May 14, 2017
Happy Mother's Day!!!
After waiting about 2-1/2 hours, PJ FINALLY called!!! Hooray!!!!! Because of a few challenges, it took a little longer to call us... They had the first rain there in about 4 years, and it flooded everything... The church, the roads, destroyed bridges, etc. Church was cancelled & they've been without water & power for a couple of days (they have bottled drinking water, and the power just barely came back on). They are fine & safe, just couldn't go anywhere, so had to figure out a few things... They were finally able to walk to a member's house to Skype. . SO glad he was finally able to call!!! We loved seeing his smiling face & hearing his voice (and cute Spanish accent!). He is doing great & is happy & healthy! (He's lost about 25 lbs since he started his mission, but he is healthy & feels good). When we were talking to him, he had a hard time remembering a few English words & mixed in a few Spanish words while we were talking...hahaha! He hasn't spoken English at all for several months, because his companion & the other elders in his apartment are all native Spanish speakers. It was SOOO great to see him & talk to him!!!! When you only get to see & talk to your child twice a year, it's a pretty big deal!!! :) It made our day!!!