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11.24.16 - Happy Thanksgiving!

Hello!!! Wowza!! The coolest week and a half of my life. Totally cant believe I've only been here for this short amount of time. I feel like I've been here for forever. The CCM is incredible!! The food is delicious, the people are so nice and the spirit is so strong. I am so grateful to be here to learn. I know this gospel is true and I am so grateful for what the Lord has given us.

The first night I got here, around 7 pm, we had a devotional that just blew my little socks off. I could feel the spirit so strongly just arriving. When I put on my placa/badge on for the first time, I still felt like me, but I no joke felt like I could take on the world. After the devotional, I met my companion for the first time, Hermana Walmer. She is from California and the sweetest girl here that I know. I just love her to pieces. We have already helped each other so much and the Spirit is always so strong when we teach. It's so incredible!!! Just last night we taught a lesson on the law o…

11.15.16 - Hola Familia

okay this keyboard is super weird, and i only have 10 minutes... so bear with me. I made it safely!!! i am so excited to be here and i am loving it already! I LOVE IT HERE SO MUCH!!! i have already been able to feel of the spirit so strongly and it is just incredible! its so awesome getting to wear my very on placa! or name tag! i gotta go, but i love you all so much!!! my p day is this next thursday, so not in two days, but next week. i love you so much!! here's my info!

Your Missionary's mailing address is:
Sister Brinton
December 26 Branch 11 - District A
Carretera Tenayuca-Chalmita #828
Colonia Zona Escolar, Gustavo A. Madero
07230 Mexico, Distrito Federal
Mexico

The estimated departure date for your missionary is December 26. The use of the above address on all correspondence will greatly faciliate delivery to your missionary at the MTC. Please don't send packages.

Take care! you're all in my prayers!






11.14.16:T Minus 8 Hours and 10 Minutes

Made it through my farewell! Now for the fun stuff.  I get set apart as a full time sister missionary of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints this evening at 5 pm and am so excited! I leave for Mexico tomorrow morning and cannot wait.  
Thank you all so much for supporting me and for loving me.  I couldn't do this without you guys.  I am so grateful for all of you! And I am so blessed to have you in my life.  Thank you for all that you have taught me! 
My mom will updating my blog weekly.  If you would like to send me an email, my email is lauren.brinton@myldsmail.net
I'll see you in 18 months!
Love, Hermana Brinton

11.07.16: 1 Week til MTC!

Hey guys!!  I only have 7 more days until I'm set apart as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and I AM SO EXCITED. I can't wait to get to Mexico and begin my service! 
Thank you all so much for your love and support, I am grateful for each and every one of you, and I will miss you so much! All the love and happiness in the world to you!