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Merry Christmas!

Just realized I didn't even make a new title for last weeks email....awkward. Anyways, this week was great! Christmas and everything. Christmas is pretty great. I hope you all had a great Christmas and remembered Christ!!!

Monday - went to the park for district p-day and played soccer! Not my strong suit but it was lots of fun! Had a lesson with the Bushnell's and the Beebe's, they are so awesome. Other than that we just went shopping and stuff.
Tuesday - had zone Meeting, went to a party with Maggie and Jesus, two investigators, and it was really cool! There was lots of food (they gave us all the leftovers) and we ended up getting three referrals for people in other areas, but the people there were so nice and ready for the gospel! That was really cool. Went on splits with Brother Gallup, he is a boss and we talked about missions in the car and didn't have much success stopping by people, but it was still good.
Wednesday - went to a less active family's house and tau…

Merry Christmas!

Hey all! Hope you had a good week! :) This week flew by for me. Probably because we basically had two days off. Christmas Conference was awesome. I'll talk more about it later. I don't have my journal so this will be a little shorter.
Monday - found out we had to do a Zone skit for Christmas Conference. Two sisters took over and wanted to do a rap. We didn't know much about it so the organization was not good. It would prove to be fatal. Played some frisbee because the basketball hoops were up and we need a key to put them down 😒. Spent the night finding and had a great lesson with the Beebe's.
Tuesday - had a district meeting on using family history. Elder Harris did a good job. We implemented that a lot this week. Had a bomb lesson with Jesus who is doing awesome, Skye had her baptismal interview and is good to go this Thursday! We are pumped.
Wednesday - Christmas Conference Day 1!!! We went to South Mountain Park in Phoenix and played games like basketball, spike bal…

A Week to Remember!

Hello everybody! So transfers happened, and Elder Harris and I are both staying here in CG! I'll have been here for about 6 months by the time this transfer ends...pretty crazy. But I am very relieved to stay. You will see why ;) Here is the rundown:

Monday - didn't really go shopping because of transfers, so we played frisbee in the gym for a while, that was pretty fun. Elder Cleveland found out he was headed out of Arizona City so he was pretty sad, we tried to cheer him up. Didn't have any lessons so we spent our evening visiting some former investigators.

Tuesday - Found out Elder Harris and I were staying! Elder Harris was called as a district leader! Woo! Pretty exciting for him. We had a great lesson with Maggie, and she accepted a date of January 14th to be baptized! We gave her a blessing to help with her illness and afterwards she said that during the blessing she felt healed and knew that she wanted to be a part of the church. That was awesome.

Wednesday - Elder Sc…

Slow Down, Speed Racer!

The topic line for my email today is simply referring to how fast this transfer went by. Man oh man, did it fly. It feels like Elder Harris and I just started working together a few days ago, but it has been 6 whole weeks since I found out Elder Grigsby was leaving. Crazy crazy!! It was still a pretty awesome week though! Here we go:
Monday: For our zone activity we played mafia, it was alright, but more important news is that it now is in the 50's in the evenings, so I had to get a sweater!  Crazy, right? I bet you are pretty darn cold up there but I climatized to this climate faster than expected, so I was cold. It's been like that all week, too. Good stuff. Both our lessons fell through, so we spent the night finding through part members and stuff. 
Tuesday - Crazy day! Had interviews with President and Sister Christensen, and those went really well. Elder Cundick went up to the mission home and flew out to India, so that was kinda sad, and Elder Cleveland came back with E…

A Great Time to Be Alive!

Hello everyone! :) It was so great to hear from all of you this week. Seems like Thanksgiving week went really well for all of you, just make sure to hit the gym to work off all that pie, am I right? ;) Anyways, I hope the holiday weekend went awesome for all of you! It went really well for me, too :) Here we go, this is the week for ya :) 
Monday - Played racquetball and taught Elder Harris how to play football for district p-day, it was tons of fun. Had a great lesson with the Beebe's and talked to Jesus (not Christ, someone we are teaching, just thought I should clear that up) a little more about prophets. He is still concerned about that, and we are working hard with him on it. Keep him in your prayers. 
Tuesday - Had district meeting, all we talked about was finding. It was interesting to hear everyone's ideas about different ways that you can find. I am definitely going to broaden my horizons this next week. Had another lesson with Jesus about prophets again, this one went…

It is NOT Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas!

Hey everybody! So let me start off this week by referring to the subject line of this email. So, it dropped into the 60's on Friday for the first time. And then it went right back up to the 80's. It looks like it will be in the 70's consistently from now on, but I didn't want to get my hopes up. I have officially adjusted to that fast and 80 degrees feels good, so that is a step. A few members have started singing "It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas" Which is awesome because I am super pumped for Christmas, don't get me wrong, but it still feels like late August and it is something I am adjusting to still haha. It is very hard to believe that Thanksgiving is already here. Time has been flying by really fast. I have been out nearly 4.5 months. It definitely doesn't feel like that at all. So that is fun. Alright, now to the week.

Monday - We played wiffleball and gatorball (mix of rugby, soccer, and ultimate football) and had …

It Doesn't Feel Like November

What is up everyone!! It was good to hear from you all this week. This week has been a roller coaster, that is for sure. I love this work. It provides some experiences that always seem to blow my mind. It was overall an awesome week for sure!! Here we go:

Monday - We played tennis for p-day, I was so pumped. It felt good to get out there again for the first time on the mission. We had another NERF war with the Beebe's, and I was victorious (3-0). It was sweet.

Tuesday - Election Day!! Exciting huh? Just kidding. We used the evening as a finding activity because EVERYONE was home, and we found about 5 new investigators just by visiting people who normally weren't home. It was awesome!

Wednesday - Trump is going to be president...hmm. Anyways, we had a great lesson with Jacob and went through the baptismal interview questions, and he is so ready and is going to be an awesome member of the church! We also got to talk to Melissa, who was baptized about 8 months ago and went pretty an…

Call Me a Wedding Planner

What is up everybody!! 
So you might be wondering what my caption means so I will start with that this week. So our most progressing investigator is Jacob, and he is going to be baptized in about 3 weeks!! He is super excited and he wanted to be keeping all of the commandments so that he could feel the spirit more, so he and his now-wife Kristen decided to be married and told us they wanted to do it this week! So they told us this on Thursday night, so Elder Harris and I planned a wedding in 24 hours. It was crazy! We did it though. How many people can say that? Maybe more people than I think, but I felt pretty cool. Anyways, Jacob and Kristen are now married and living the law of chastity!! WOOOHOO!!!! Keep the commandments, everyone. They are pretty important, if I do say so myself.
So other than that this week was full of cancellations and some pretty interesting lessons. Tuesday we stopped by Ashley and Alexa who I talked about last week and found out that Ashley's husband was t…