the bus ride was ok last night. i got here just fine. i actually got a
full night of sleep on transfers. my companion is elder s from
boise idaho. he has about six months in the mission. i am in a house
of four elders once more. elder t and elder r. we dont
share an area though. we are in our own area. but the house does not
have gas or electricity. its been about a month that way. and we dont
have closets or anything. its a mess jaja. its ridiculous. but today we
played basketball! there is a court close and i really enjoyed it. i
stink, of course. but hey, what an i say, i i havent played in so
long. well, i like the area so far, the ciber i am in is not great
though. well mom, i dont have much else to tell you. i love you!
07 May 2012
wow does time seem to blur by. these last two transfers have blown by. as you know, this upcoming sunday, we have transfers. i think i am leaving. and to make it a double, its also mothers day. on saturday i will send you an email telling you what time i can do the call. we are planning on doing skype. if i do stay, i will be calling you about 5 or 6 my time. if i leave, i will be calling 1 or 2 my time. but i will send the confirmation email on saturday. i think i have a total of one more area in me. i have had three transfers in each area, after this transfer in which i am in, i have four more. so we shall see how it goes. but yeah, i still am not sure what i will do when i get home. i am of course still happy mom. tired but happy. the new mission president gets here about beginning of july. today we went and took pictures all over bolivar in preparation of transfers.
as for our investigators, n and j are doing ok. we went by and she still hadnt read. but we found out she speaks english a little and helps out kids with homework. j, her son, has a disorder in which he almost has autism but its not near as bad. we are going back tomorrow to visit her. r, r and a arent progressing at all. they dont have any desires to listen to us or put forth an effort. r is not with any desires either. we walk up to her house and see her run inside every time and then doesnt answer the door when we knock. o is our only true investigator for now. his problems are with smoking and drinking. he is having a lot of trouble leaving it behind. we had his date set to get baptized this week on sunday, but he didnt make it to church. so we moved it to the 20 de mayo. it does give him more time to leave his vices behind though. other than that, we only found one new investigator this week. her name is l l. she is about 55 years old.she has 5 kids, all grown, the youngest being about 11 years old. a sixth had died at about 5 years of age. she lost her husband to cancer and she also has cancer. they have passed through it all. she is catholic by tradition but doesnt go to church. she loved our message and paid attention. we are going to go back later to try and see how she is doing with reading and praying. she said she loves to read, and would get baptized if she knew the church was true. we are very excited to have found her. well mom that is all for now. i love you! say hi to the family!
Posted by Dee at 7:54 PM