Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Exchanges Exchanges Exchanges

Hey!! Well another crazy week here in Great Falls!! I was gone out of my area for the whole week on exchanges with other missionaries! It was good i had a lot of fun with the missionaries and enjoyed trying to solve some of their problems that they are facing as a missionary right now! Its pretty stressfull cuz you find a lot of stuff out that is going on  in our zone and we have to find ways to fix it!! So yeah that was the week basically! hahah dealing But it was cool cuz when i was on exchanges i got to go with the great falls 5th ward elders which is my very first area!! so i got to sleep in my old bed and see siome people that i was teaching and some cool families, it was weird to think that a year ago i was living in that house haha it was trippy!! But yeah and then me and elder curtis were so happy to be back together in our area. Our Zone is doing really really good right now, we have 18 people on date for baptisim in november!!! Its the most in the mission right now so we are excited!!! Tomorrow is zone training so i have to give a 30 minute disscusion on "teaching simply" so thats gonna be fun. we had a lot of great food this week!! A lady gave us a gift card to Chillies!!!!! So that was like heaven!!! we spent half the gift card on our dinner and then the other half we got something to go and saved it for lunch after church.... smart plan! hahaha so yeah life is good!! we are still teaching a lot of people and helping them come closer to christ everyday and i love seeing the change in people when they makes steps towards our savior!!! hope its a good week in Brentwood!!!
Love, Elder Swishdaddy

Monday, October 20, 2014

39 Lessons!

BRENTWOOD!! MAn this week flew by!!! We had a great week teaching 39 lessons and helping 9 people pick a date for their baptisims!!!!! It was a fun week full of exciting teaching apointments!! we were none stop all week trying to fit as much in as we could! We had a lot of fun doing it which makes the work even better!! Well lets see here, my diet is back on so elder Curtis(my companion) has limited me to one serving at dinner and one serving of dessert and then for lunches I have to eat veggies....... "who the heck eats veggies for lunch elder Curtis, what do I look like to you a vegetarian?!?!?!" elder Curtis responds "No you look fat" hahahahahaha well hes got a great point there so I have just accepted it and will be eating healthy again! hahaha so word on the street is that my sister comes home this week?!?!?! CRAZY STUFF!!! I feel like she just left yesterday!!! Holy smokes Its crazy scary how fast time flys out here when your focused on serving other people!!! well I hope everybody has a good week and gives brook a big fatty hug for me! I still got 9 more months till get to hug her!! love you and miss you guys!!!

Love,Elder Swishdaddy

Monday, October 13, 2014

Mission Leadership Council

BRENTWOOD!!!! Well just another great week here in Great Falls!!! we had an awesome week teaching over 30 lessons and finding 8 new investigators!!! It was a lot of fun teaching and helping people see how christ can make a difference in their lives!!! So what exciting happened this week? lets see, i had to go to Helena for MLC(Mission Leadership Council) where all the zone leaders and sister training leaders come togther as a council and disscus the needs of the mission! So its cool cuz you get to see some of the people you have served around and gotten close with! So we have had facebooks for ever but the rules on them have been super strict but just this last week we have been allowed now to do a lot more with facebook! So ill be posting more pictures and stuff so feel free to follow me and like the pictures but please no commenting thats still against the rules hahaha so yeah thats exciting itll be fun to work with facebook more now! Not a whole lot of food stories this week... besides i lost 15 pounds and then my mom sent me a box with candy in convicned it was my dad trying to get me to gain more weight so he can win our bet but yeah so the diet has come to a hold while i eat the candy and then it'll be back on....hopefully hahahaha well i think thats all i got for ya this week!! Hope everybody has a good week love and miss you all!!!
Love, Elder Swishdaddy

Leadership council

Monday, October 6, 2014

3 inch steak the size of my plate!!

BRENTWOOD!!!! man it is good to be back in Great Falls!!! This week was transfers so its always pretty crazy!! but i love my new companion!! i feel like ive known him my whole life, we swear we are the same person hahaha its scary! We have way too much fun together! hahah we actually taught a lot of lessons considering it being a crazy week! It is offically "suit coat season" here in the MBM and that is NOT good news!!! number 1: means its about to get freezing cold in montana! and number 2: wearing a suit coat everyday is the most uncomfurtable thing on planet earth!!!! hahaha but oh well i guess we look good in them....right? man i love being a missionary i just feel so happy all the time!! OH WAIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! the best part of the transfer...... WE HAVE A TRUCK!!! KISS MY BIKE DAYS GOODBYE!!!!!! Heck yeah i'm so happy to be off that dumb bike!!! haha but me and my comp have made a goal to eat healthy and work out! so today is the start and yes i actually worked out!!! eating healthy is gonna be the hard part hahaha but i will get er done!! hahaha general confrence this weekend was sooo good!! Its cool to know that god hasnt stop speaking to us but that he has a living prophet who recicves revelation for all of his children!! Its always nice to hear some direction and feel the spirit so strongly! we had a non member come to their friends house to watch it and she was in tears by the end of it and we taught her about the restoration of christs gospel and she accepted baptisim!! it was a very cool experience that im gratfeul for. SOO my food story happened last night when we went to this members home for dinner..... he brings out these huge steaks!!!! they were just huge thats all i can say hahaha so elder curtis wants to be nice and gives me the biggest steak on the plate..... it literally took up more than the plate and was 3 inches thick!!!!!!! it was ridiculously big..... the first bite i took... yuck, it was the worst steak i have ever eaten!!!! and i had this big ol monster on my plate!!!! hahaha and i was challenged so i couldnt back down!!!!! so i sufferd through it and an hour later i ate the whole thing and was ready to pop!!! hahaha ive never felt so fat in my life!!! it was awesome!!! hahah well i think thats all  i got for ya this week! i hope you have a safe week!! I love ya and miss everyone!!!!
Love Elder Swishdaddy