Week #62 in Colonia Dalias Torreon Jardin

Alright well this week went well.  It was mostly normal.  There is a latin american holiday here that is celebrated on the 6th of January called Los Reyes Magos, which means The Wise Men.  Essencially, if santa doesnt bring any presents, the wise men (Yes the same wise men who visited Jesus) will bring you…

Week #61 in Colonia Dalias Torreon Jardin

It has been pretty crazy these last few weeks because of all the festivities and such. Honestly its going to be impossible to remember everything that happened, so I am just gonna give the highlights. Right now I am teaching a few different investigators.  Their names are: Oscar, Jesica, Nayeli, Fatima, Fryda, and Mariana.  They…

Week #59 in Colonia Dalias Torreon Jardin

This week has been exciting with stake christmas programs and ice skating and other christmas related activites.  It was still pretty cold this week and it rained for 30 straight hours, so the streets flooded, but that did not stop us from getting out there and preaching.  We actually found quite a few new people…

Week #58 in Colonia Dalias Torreon Jardin

Well, this week has been very interesting with all the christmas hype and festivities, esecially here in mexico where everyone does a bunch of wierd ritualistic indian dances for the Virgin Mary.  Its pretty crazy actually, right now I am listening and watching parades of several thousand people carrying pictures of the Virgin Mary.  Tomorrow,…

Week #56 Colonia Dalias Torreon Jardin

This week was a lot of fun!  We had a crazy ward activity that consisted of a rally of activities and we seperated into teams to compete!  It got about as intense as a church sanctioned ward activity can get, but it was even more fun because my team won!  A lot of members brought…

Week #55 Colonia Dalias Torreon Jardin

This last week has been hard but rewarding.  I am training a new missionary named Elder Martinez.  I have very little time to write, but I am fine and experiencing many new things. I am also in a new area so thats fun.  We are just starting to get to know the ward and trying…

Week #54 Gomez Palacio

No email this week.  LOTS of miracles though!  Elder and Jolley and Elder Montesino were able to teach a family of 8, help the mother and father get married, and baptize the entire family.

Week #53 Gomez Palacio

There was a ton of work to do this week and we ended up going to another city twice which was a little exhausting, but we had a really cool training meeting with the Area 70 President, Pres Piper.  He is such a smart guy!  He was blowing our minds with all his council for…

Week #52 Gomez Palacio

This week was so awesome!  It ended in a long awaited baptism of my converts son and it was a super spiritual service.  The mission president and his wife were able to come and share some super powerful testimonies to Arturo and his family.  We are hoping to start teaching his dad so that their…

Week #51 Gomez Palacio

Ok this week was pretty awesome because it was my companion´s birthday and Elder Brian´s (Another gringo Elder in my ward who is my friend) birthday.  It was pretty crazy because we threw some parties and ate a ton of cake!  Also me and Elder Brian went on some splits and played some risk and…