Wednesday, September 29, 2010

A Trip To The Emergency Room...Again

Me and my comp get along way good, he is just SOOOO layed back and stuff so its cool. and my teaching is going good, but i just ask a TON of questions to make sure they got it... But we are doing good, our zone leaders did a surprise check on us and then watched our weekly planning and they said we are doing really good and were being really good examples for our whole zone and they bring us up in there meeting and stuff with the pres and other zone leaders so thats good to here that were doing everthing right, but this week was hard man it was just not as good as the others but this coming week is going ot be awesome! we went to this festival this week that was fun too. but that is about it it was kinda a slow week but thats ok, this cycle is already almost over, did i tell u i might get a cell phone, pres just told me that.
well they gave me some shots and numbed my toe then they just cut like a fourth of my nail off. it was kinda painful, but only for a sec or two. oh i saw i dead guy earlier, man i almost forgot that, while i was waitin for my toe i was in the emergency room and then comes in this 50-55 year old guy and he was DEAD he looked dead, and then they told the wife that there is nothing they could do, it was wierd seeing a dead guy again right if front of u and it was said watching them tell her there is just nthing they can do and her kinda crying, he had drankin the night before then took a nap the next day and didnt wake up.
alright mom i have to go, i think about ur stinking birthday everytime the 2nd gets brought up witch is a lot for some reason, have a good birthday, love ya Elder RIner

Monday, September 20, 2010

Alright so my week was alright. Our district is way cool. We had splits this week though and that was defiantly way different, I mean it was cool but I wouldn’t mind it if we didn’t do it again lol just cause it seemed like we didn’t get anything done and then it killed our KIs and our work. But it was cool still I got to work with Lien and its way crazy being able to speak English all day its cool but I relised I really like talking tagalong all day too. But I have gotten way sticking good at pingpong haha cause me and lien play all the time while we are waiting for a interview to finish instead of just sitting and talking we play pingpong and weve both gotten pretty good, and then its pretty funny cause I talked to the philipinoes and they thing they know English but they cant uinderstand ANYTHING when were playing or just talking regular cause its so different and fast they say J. So we baptized 3 more this week, it was a pretty good service and it was pretty fun, they said something that surprised me they all said that they feel like there brand knew and that they are really cleansed from there sins, it kinda surprised me for some reason, I just thought it was way cool. Yesterday was pretty cool too. We wanted to go on splits but we didn’t have enough people to split so we walked EVERYWHERE man I was so tired by the end out the night I fell asleep withing like 2 sec as soon as I hit the bed I was asleep it was crazy. But I had a talk yesterday in church in sacrament meeting, I was suppose to be the closing talk but the other 2 didn’t show up so I went first and then the 2nd counseler is a RM and he talked to but It was funny cause we had a brown out and so it was SOOO hot and there wasn’t any mike but I forgot and I was all asking why the mike wasn’t working and then everyone laughed at me, so I was practicually yelling, and then of course my whole talk was in tagalong and then also I had forgotten I had a talk until like 30 min before so I made a real quick talk on faith but it was really good I think, its funny how much I have grown since my fairwell talk lol it was so much better and I might have put 15 min in it lol. But my comp said it was good, he said it seemed like I was a pastor cuase it was so loud, he was in the very back and he heard everything. But last night was funny to, on our way home it was way dark and I was so tired but we came up and then all the sudden there was a guy just laying in the middle of the road and this is a UGLY dirt road practicly like a irrigation road but ther wasn’t any irrigation, and I didn’t know if he was dead or past out drunk, so I got out my camera to get a picture and then he looked up kinda and my comp was like “are u ok?” and he just layed bac down it was so funny the guy was straight waisted! But that’s pretty much my week, oh and we had a sweet service project forever we cut grass that was as tall us us with sword things, I kid u not and it was big lol but it was way cool, my and pincock just sat and talked like the whole time when it wasn’t our turn it was way cool. Man I wonder what else im forgetting… oh well that’s pretty much my week, its been pretty good and we have good things going good in the area so im excited.

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Well this week was kinda cool but mostly boring haha I don’t even know what to write, I had my first district meeting here in the zone, elder pincock is my zone leader and I love talking to him, we talk all the time and its way cool. Its crazy how close u get to people in the mission, like last week I saw elder hardman and elder Naylor and it was the the coolest thing in the world, I swear none of us could stop smiling it was so stinking cool I loved it, we just talked about the knew areas and old investigators and then we are suppose to meet up later in Santiago at mcdanalds, I guess before we even met elder Naylor gave a note to a sister missionary in our branch to give to me and it she did Tuesday and it said to meet there at mcdanolds, idk its just way way cool seein everyone, expecially old companions. Our work this week was pretty good again, I got to go on splits and that was pretty cool, being able to speak in English and everything, I was laughin last night cause I was thinking, even if I wanted to speak in English I cant haha. Oh so yesterday the first counseler came up to me and I have to give the closing talk in sacrament meeting next week. But its way easy its not like I don’t do the same thing everyday. Yesterday we found a duck in the middle of the road and caught it but we saw who dropped it, so we had a plan to give it back but now that I think about it we left it at are investigators house lol, its ulam now J. Well that’s about the week, besides all the stinking teaching and stuff. Man its still crazy how much we walk, but I love it all I learn a ton every week when I think about it and im way thankful.

Sunday, September 5, 2010


So how was life at home? Another week in the mission… oh btw I forgot to tell u last time that I got ur package and I was way jack thank u very much, but I was way disappointed that there was no pictures lol that’s what I was looking forward to the most lol but its all good. Well me week was pretty good. First of all a 70 came and talked to our zone for zone confrerence, that guy is like me knew idol. That is exactly how I want to be when I grow up haha guy was just awesome and so spiritual and it was so awesome to see someone so high up like that, sometimes when ur out here u get pretty cocky cause u relies how little everyone knows and we learn a ton as missionaries, just cause we get a ton of experience. So I guess I was getting a little cocky but u could tell that he was just years and years of awesome studying ahead of me and plus the 12 apostles teach these people lol so its just way cool. It was probably the highlight of my week, along with out 2 baptisms. And then our work was really good this week. We teach so much, expecially me, I cant believe how much I teach everyday lol its so awesome cause I love it but its still really crazy, we got 31 member pres lessons this week, 14 with dates and 11 at church, our numbers are way stinking good so I am excited for that but I know its not all about numbers, but our work is going really good. Ive already made a stinking ton of friends to in my knew area, is awesome I love it.
But I have to admit for about 2 days I got back into the spiders, I was going to avoid it completely, then guess what, I met my old comp and he had caught one and brought it to this meeting just for me, so of course the first spider I found we fought and I won, and then it just went down hill from there lol that Ill I wanted to do lol but I stopped cause I don’t want it to become a distraction lol even though it wasn’t interfering our work yet I can see it maybe become a prob so I just stoped J.
Well what else… we had this drunk guy come flying into one of our lessons all loud and he grabs me and he is like else, I just got one question for u, how me gods are there, then I said one and then he was like YES that’s what I told those stinking eglesia ni christo, there is no such thing as one true church, then I was like nope, there is still one one, and then I showed him and in the end we just kicked him out lol he was just crazy. The girls were scared for there life they all left, then some came back but it was cool.
I read matthew again, and john this week, I feel really bad, I know that the BoM is better then the bible but I am so much more into reading the bible right now that I havnt read the BoM for a while, plus I still havnt had the time to finish Jesus the Christ, I even study everynight when we come home, there is just to much to study, and I love it all, I got to thinking why do I need to know this stuff, why is reading so important, but u know what I noticed, everytime im debating between two things of doing, a verse pops right in my head and I know edsactly what I need to do and what the scriptures say and what jesus would want, and I do that like 15 times a day I kid u not and it just always pumps me up, so that is one reason I have personaly found in my life and it is just so cool to be able to do I cant explain it, I love it, the mission is so stinking hard but I love it so much!
lots of these people are passaway and i am like WHY why would u do taht, and then i figure out that almost all of them werent planning to go on a mission untill like last second then they just went, for me i have known and prepaired my whole life just for my mission so its way way more important for me then it is for them. oh man i didnt talk about mcdanolds, i ate MCDANOLDS i felt so stupid in there lol cause i had the biggest freakin smile ever and i couldnt stop, it just reminded me so much of USA, im going to have the stupidest smile on my face forever when i first get home, santiago is huge, it was so stinking cool!!!
my apartment isnt any better, rats destroyed the inside of my suitcase and ate my oatmeal lol its so horrible, they broke my zipper and everything, but i can fix it all. and my shower is a down grade its just a bucket and a big bucket to hold the water, mom its SOOOOOOO cold u dread it everytime u have to take a shower... but ill send pics...