This week was actually super good here even though I messed up my neck and back pretty good. jaja It was super good! We had a huge conference this week with all the missionaries from Arequipa. Elder Falabella un setenta talked with us so it was super cool. He just kind of told us that what we’re doing isn’t enough and that we have to do more. So I’ve just started to work even harder. I talked with Pres on Monday and he helped me out a ton. He helped me realize my true potential como misionero. He’s got a lot of high expectations for me and he knows what I can do so that’s always a good thing. He said that is why I have re opened 4 areas and have turned them around. I would feel bad if something happened and I hadn't work my hardest.
I’m super bummed about my neck though. The freaking nurses won’t answer their phone so I don’t know when or where my cita is with the doctor. Hopefully I can get in today cause it’s hurting more each day. You can probably tell I’m a little crooked. One shoulder about 2 inched lower than the other. jajaja I’ve just gotta stay positive though right? I try to joke around about it and I have a pimp gimp going on. I’m not ready to come home to get this fixed so hopefully they can do something for me here. The Pres says he will see what the orthopedic surgeon has to say before we decide anything. He’s supposed to be the best orthopedic dude here so hoping he can help me out a ton. I gotta do what I gotta do right? I just feel like there’s so much more left here for me to do. Not quite ready to go home.
So this next week we have a baptism. There had only been 3 baptisms in this area in the past 2 years. It’s the last day of the month. jaja and his name is Josep. Not much to tell jaja He is 16 and his parents don’t want him to get baptized but he’s cool. He wants to so we’re working with his parents to give him permission. He’s already going to seminarios and stuff like that so he’s super cool. I’ll get a pic with him this week. We have 2 others set for April, one has 16 years and one has 14 years so that's cool right?
The comps cool. He’s super hard to understand but he’s cool. jaja Peruvian Spanish is so bad! He helps me a lot though. The thing is, he like never talks with our investigadores so that’s a little odd. I usually do all the talking so it’s all good. I’m used to it and I’m practicing the language. I stepped up my language study this week cause I wanna learn the language completely. I’m just trying to get it all down.
Thanks for all the support from everyone at home. I really appreciate it! I will let you know how things go after my cita! Love you!
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Sounds like you guys had a good week! jaja. Drew, way to win the high jump with a 6 foot jump. jajaja You’re a stud. I freaking miss track so much. I guess just sports in general. I was playing a little ball on Saturday with this guy that likes to play basketball from the ward. He sucks but he loves basketball jaja so it’s all good. I was throwin down some hammers. Take advantage of it Drew while you can. I saw that pic of you postering some fool. That’s pretty sick! jaja.
You guys didn’t need to send me another package. I’ve already got a ton of stuff. THANKS though! jaja. Well, they found my missing Valentine package and now I got my shoes and everything. I’m still eating the cookies even though they are 2 months old. They are better than anything here! Jaja Thanks for all the protein bars and stuff. jaja. I love the spices you sent, they make the food so it doesn’t suck so bad. jaja. Thanks for sending another package though. ll be sure to get this one. I have interviews with the pres today so that should be good. The neck and back are fine. They hurt but it’s whatever. I haven’t asked to go into the chiropractor yet. My necks hurting though so thanks for the neck pillow. That should help a lot. I am just trying to exercise and stretch as much as I can.
This week was pretty rough. jaja We didn’t find much. We contacted like 150 people and only 5 people invited us back. So that’s that, right? jaja Everyone in my area is bien Evangelista o Testigos so it’s pretty tough. Good thing I did the track before the mish. I was thinking about that this week. I realized that even when I won High jump, I was still failing because you always end on a miss jaja. It kind of taught me to accept failure and rejection. I had some people cuss me out this week in Spanish. jajaja It was so funny. I just laughed at them and they got even more mad. Really not a ton went on this week. We just contacted and stuff. There has only been 4 or 5 baptisms in this area in the last 3 years. So that is why it was closed and now we are reopening it. Its a rough area but we found some good investigadores this week. The 5 that we found all have potential to get baptized so we can only hope. jaja
Other than that really nothing happened. I can’t really think of other stuff that went down. The pensh is cool. She’s one of the only ward members that helps us out here. jaja The bishop is a stud too! I love the guy. I’ll get some pics with them this week. The wards pretty chill. I guess here though there’s some hard core problems with the ward supporting the missionaries so I don’t think well have a ton of support but whatever, right? jaja. Really not much I can do about that? I’m going to start teaching English classes this week so that should be good!
Oh, something funny that happened this week. jaja We were contacting and knocked the door of this old dude that was drunk out of his mind. jajaja He left his house dancing and invited us to drink with him. jajaja. We just started dancing with him in the middle of the street. The dude was plastered. jaja Well that’s the week fam hope all is good there!
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