Thursday, September 3, 2015


Hola to friends and family,

This has probably been one of the craziest and most edifying weeks of my entire life. So much has happened, I don´t even know where to start.

I guess I will start with my companion. His name is Elder White and he is from Nephi, Utah. FYI 90 percent of people here are from Utah. But we get along really well. It has been a real blessing to have such a good companion here at the MTC. I have really enjoyed meeting so many new people and making so many new friends.

Everyone here lives in either a casa or the dorms. Luckily we got to have our own casa. In every casa there is about 16 to 20 people. Every room in the casa has 4 elders. The elders in my room have gotten really close in this past week. We do pretty much everything together. In our district, there are 6 elders and 4 hermanas. I think we have the best district at the MTC. We all get along really well and have a lot of fun together.

Now onto the food. Most of the food here is pretty decent. I never thought I would say this, but I have never craved costco pizza so much in my life. For those that don´t know, I have never really been a big fan of costco pizza, but every tuesday here we get costco pizza. It is definitely one of the best meals here. Everyone gets super excited when it is pizza day. Other than that, the food is pretty good. The first couple days, all the Mexican food can really make you spend a lot of time en el baƱo if you know what I mean.

Spanish has really been coming along in this past week. I can understand a lot of what people are saying, but speaking is definitely the hard part. It was funny though because a lot of the natives see Elder Navarro and just assume I am also a native. I have gotten pretty good at telling them I am from the states.

Elder White and I have had the opportunity to teach our first investigator named Alejandra. The first time we went was pretty much a trainwreck since it was our second day here and we spoke almost no Spanish. We have taught her about four times now, and we have gotten her to commit to be baptized somehow. Half the time I don´t even know what She or I is saying, but I guess it just shows the truthfulness of the gift of tongues. It has been super uplifting too. We feel the spirit so strong in the room that we teach her in. Tonight is our last night teaching Alejandra which is kinda sad, but rumor has it that she is going to become one of our teachers. That should definitely be interesting.

Anyways, things are going really well here at the CCM. I am learning lots and having fun while doing. I know this is the work of the Lord and that we are going to change lives. I know that Jesus Christ lives and that the Atonement is real. Until next week,

The better of the 2 Elder Navarros

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Me and my companion Elder White

Our Casa

This is what our room looks like