On Thursday we went to the mall to a lesson. We talked to a guy and after about 10 minutes we brought up the Book of Mormon and he was like ohhh sorry guys, my pastor has told me not to meet with you guys. We asked why but he didn't speak good English so we invited him to read but he chose not to. It's sad that he didn't want to try it out for himself but all we can do as missionaries is invite and that's what we did. That night we went to bishops home for dinner and I shared the spiritual thought with the jelly beans I received in the mail a while back. They are the ones that look the same but some have different nasty tastes! I must say that was the best spiritual message. The bishops wife loved it. We used the jelly beans and related them to sin and how looks can be deceiving. His son ate one of the nasty ones, it was priceless.
On Friday we planned for like four hours and before my mission I never planned my week out, so sitting for that long at first was hard but I have come to love to plan. We went to the soup kitchen and Mackenna wasn't there! Oh my the world must have been ending! We helped and it was a still great. Later that night we went by to teach a member and she had a friend over and her friend had a crazy week and a crazy past few months. We taught her the first half of the plan of salvation and asked if she would like to be baptized and she said YES! We put her on date for baptism for March 26, two days before I leave to Detroit. I'm so exited because have have met with her once already since then and again tonight. So we have a new investigator with a baptism date! I hope this goes somewhere great!
On Sunday for dinner we had some ribs at a members home and I thought I had died and went to heaven.
Such a great week and I do not want to leave here but I do want to......so I will finish my transfer here and then off to Detroit!
Lots of Love
|Elder Rodgers with Elder Smith. One of the ones he met in the Calgary airport|
|can't resist playing in the snow|
|Our study room|
|my mew ties, I love ties!|