This week was crazy!!! Monday we had our Activity of Zone and we played footbal for all 7 hours and had asado y todo! It was a blast! Tuesday was pretty normal we just had a noche de hogar (FHE) with the youth at the church and i taught the lesson and we played some weird game afterwards. Wednesday we had our Zone Conference which seemed to never end. Thursday ( 9/11) is also a bad day here in Chile. But here everyone just used this day as a day to do bad stuff. This night everyone was knocking out street lights, throwing rocks at houses and cars and shops. They started bonfires in the streets. We had someone build a fire right in front of our house and they were throwing pipe bombs down the street and stuff and in the fires. There were alot of public buses that blew up and stuff. So many people had guns and were just shooting them in the air our at the street lights and at the cops as they were passing by. We have a gated house so we went outside but stayed in the gate and right when we went out the police came by driving down the streets really fast and shooting cans of tear gas at all the people in the street. We got a big wif of it. My eyes and throat have never hurt so bad holy cow that stuff was nasty! But yeah that was so crazy!!! But it was so cool i mean these guys know how to party! Friday I got to eat lunch with my parents and that was really cool. We got permission from the mission president and we went and ate peruvian food cuz that stuff is the beast yeah. Saturday we went to one of our investigators houses and the son told us pretty much that he hates us and doenst want us to come back to teach his mom. We teach his mom and then she tells her son what we "taught". She tells her son an apostitized version of what we have been teaching her. And we have been teaching very plain and simple. I dont know but we dropped her. We are back at ground Zero.
But that was my week! We have cambios this next monday!
The police threw out tear gas in the neighborhood where the Elders live
I know this is supposed to be just letters from Wes but I have to include this photo. The guy in the middle has been Wesley's best friend since we moved to Utah. Hunter got his mission call to Brazil and reports October 1st. He went to the temple this past week and we were so excited to join him. This is a photo of Hunter in the middle, Alexis and DJ.
I LOVE THESE KIDS!!!
This week we did really well with our less
active members! We had 17 lessons with less active and new converts, the
highest in the mission this week! We feel pretty good! We had a lot of
them show up at church this last sunday also it was so cool!
Everything is going really well. All the
missionaries love it when my dad comes down. One Elder said that when he
comes down its like the second coming and everyone is excited and feel
saved and refreshed for the month haha. When they get a package they
share it with all the other missionaries. Everyone just shares
This week we have been talking to our investigator
Cecilia. We had a lesson last night with her and that lesson was so
difficult. She was just not understanding. She kept talking about the
bible and how thats all she needs and how in the bible it doesnt talk
about Joseph Smith. I was so upset. She is evangelico- which is like the
baptists in our country. I tried bearing my testimony over and over and
she just wouldnt understand. then my compainion tried and still not. So
I was so frustrated and I raised my voice and was almost yelling at her
so she wouldnt interrupt me. I put the book of mormon with the bible
and told her that this is one book. I told her that she isnt going to
know that it is true if she doesnt read it. Now she understands and
promised to read it. But good greif I was so upset! And she told us that
si o si she is going to go to church this sunday! Woot!
Its reaining like crazy here but all is well! Love you all!