Monday, September 23, 2013

Good Week

So this week has been good. We got a Russian referral! :D ....but sadly she wasn't interested :(

Then we went and contacted a referral we had gotten a while ago and said they weren't interested but when we went she was. And we had an awesome lesson with her! ...but she went back to India for the next  6 months :(

Then we went to the Vafa's who are new members in our ward. and they are HILARIOUS!!! And they have the strongest testimonies I have ever heard. They are so awesome!!

Then We helped Melinda and I slipped on a stair and landed on my right foot. Luckily, it's not broken or swollen or bruised. But it hurts. :/  I'll live.

While we were tracting a few days ago, we met a man named Fernaad and he works in the Xbox department at Microsoft. He was really nice and funny. He says a new Xbox is coming out in 2 months.

Then We tracted into this other man and we were talking to him and he had lived all over the world and he said his favorite place to live was Washington. And we asked why and he said. "Have you seen 'Return of the Jedi?'" and I said enthusiastically "Of COURSE!!".  He said, "The forests on Endore were filmed here." So now I'm determined to find out if it's in our zone. because if it is, I can go see it on P-days!!! And I'll take a lot of pics!!! :DD

Then for the National Day of Service we helped at a car wash our ward was sponsoring for the VFW. That was really fun.

Then we went to Idylwood Park and there are some Russians who like to fish there. So Sister Eaton talked with them. While I tried to figure out what they were saying. Sister Frankenfield (my nextdoor neighbor) had a English/Russian dictionary and gave it to me.  It helps a lot!

May the Spirit be with you

Monday, September 16, 2013

Russian Speakers

So... This week we were out tracting and we were down by Lake Sammamish.  We were knocking and knocking on doors. I kept thinking about this other neighborhood that was on the other side of our area! i kept putting it off, then said "Fine". we'll go there. So we did and the 3rd house we knocked on this woman named Evelyn opened the door and she took the Book of Mormon and wants to read it.  And called us her angels when we asked if we could pray with her. because her family was just leaving to go back to Venezuela. We're excited to go see her again and start teaching her and her family!!!!

Then a few days later, we were tracting. (what a surprise haha) and we couldn't find this one house's front door. And suddenly this little Asian boy and his friend come running down with the Dad running after them. And so, after he finished talking with his kid we talked with him. His name is Wes and they just moved here and are trying to find a Christan church. so we gave him a Book of Mormon and he's going to read it. And I can't wait to teach him and his family as well. So that's exciting.

Other then that, nothing terribly exciting. other then trying to learn Russian.  It's a slow process but I'll keep working at it.

Another thing that happened was Wendy (a less active) we went to her place and we were talking and such. Because she's working for Microsoft but she's been on medical leave for the last year.  And she was telling me about her friend who works for Lucasarts.  I highly encouraged that she should work there :)

My new companion, Sister Eaton, is from Rexburg, Idaho.  She is an awesome missionary.  Her parents are the Mission Presidents for the Federal Way Mission [That mission just split off from the Seattle Mission in July]. So she's asking her parents to watch out for Nathan when he enters the mission. She's just Russian speaking. so now I get to help teach Russian people. I'm slowly learning the language. I have the alphabet down :D haha Yes, there are a fair amount of Russians. We actually just got a referal for a Russian so we get to go to the Federal Way boundaries to meet with him.

President Mackay is our Stake President. I'm doing good. Just pray that I can pick up Russian because I want to at least be able to understand it by the end of this transfer.  We've already talked to 3 Russian people this week!! So I need to keep practicing and studying so I know whats going on!!

The rainy season is just beginning here! People say there's never lightning and thunder...but we had a TON yesterday!!!

May the Spirit be with you

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

New Companion

So, where to start...  It's been CrAzY this week. I have a new companion.  Her name is Sister Eaton. She's Russian speaking. So I'll be learning Russian and finish up her training. So that's the most recent new thing.

And for the rest of this last week. we took our car into the shop twice. We took the Lake Hills Elders car for 24 hours. It was a nice Subaru. We named him Bilbo.

Oh yeah, I saw Elder Kirk today. He's still in the Bellevue South Zone. I'm still in the same ward and everything in Bellevue.

Anyways, President Choi started a Mission Choir. So now I'm in that. So we went to President Mackay's house for dinner last Monday. And his sister-in-law was there and she's from ..Ecuador.. I think. And she got stung on her finger by a bee and freaked out talking really fast in Spanish.  It was her first bee sting. it was really funny!!!!

Then we put Melinda on date..but then she fell off date because she didn't come to church this week :(

Then we went to Seattle for a doctor appointment for Sister Boyce. I got a cool picture of the Space Needle from the freeway :)  She ran a stop sign. It was funny. Then. we were at a red light and a car was in front of us.  And that car went so she followed and it was still red. It was funny, she freaked out. But there was not cops :) so no ticket for running that red light. And we blew the breaker this we have no power on one of ours wallls ...and I think that's everything that has happened this week.

May the Spirit be with you

Monday, September 2, 2013

Transfers Coming

So, first thing first, transfers are next week so P-day will be on Tuesday.  We had exchanges this week.  I went to Cougar Mountain. That was good...I can't remember what happened this week... oh yeah!!

We went to a baptism for the Bellevue Ward and we had Lan.(our upstairs neighbor) come. We put her on date for baptism!!! That's exciting.
May the Spirit be with you