Thursday, April 14, 2011
Wk 75 April 11, 2011
Everything is going by too fast. I think I don’t want to come home anymore. Speaking of which did I tell you if I was extending or not? Not sure But if I didn't, the answer is Yes I will be extending. I will miss Halloween and Thanksgiving, but all is well.
So dad bent over to tie his shoe and hurt his back? I don't know whether to make fun of him or be worried. Is this a sign of old age? I hope he feels better. Dad you will have to have mom tie your shoes from now on to limit any other injuries.
So this week a few memorable things happened. One Tuesday we got together with all the zone leaders and had a conference that was really good and motivating. We talked a lot about working with members. The best part of those meetings is that we get to eat at the president’s house after. Sister Pagaduan cooks some really good food. Some times the closest thing to American food we get for a long time.
We have been trying to involve the members as much as possible to work with us and it has been working really well. We pretty much just ask anyone to come with us and work. We had one of the former bishops come with us to Larry’s last week, which was really good. I think it helped him to become more motivated to stop smoking. He is supposed to be down to 5 sticks now. He has such an awesome family. They all want him to "be baptized so he can come to the celestial kingdom with them". He has two cute little girls and boys. It was neat to see them also at general conference. I think once as he realizes how important his family is and how essential the gospel is for his family it will be easy for him to stop and his heart will have a mighty change.
We had three investigators come to general conference this week which we were excited for. Angela our most recent investigator is doing great. She reads really well, and has lots of good questions. She said she enjoyed the talk Elder Utchdorf made about “Turn on a light switch vs the rising sun”. She has been trying to get an answer if the church is true and I think that will help her alot.
My letter is not too long this week but I am just going to keep it at that. I am doing good and learning so much every single day. Thanks for all your love and support. Love you all, and talk to you again next week.
Love -Elder Kirschbaum