Hey family and friends,
So Christmas this week was fun. I had one fun experience Christmas Night. I was talking to the other missionaries and they said you are not a true missionary until you have pooped the bed (because of all the food and water changes and impurities, the missionaries often have major stomach/digestive issues causing them to have uncontrollable diarrhea). Don't worry I didn't do that, but Christmas Night I had to go to the bathroom real bad at 3:00 in the morning. Luckily I made it to the toilet before things started coming out.
Oh also, I was able to talk to Kara (his sister serving a mission in Panama) for about 15 mins. then I ran out of minutes. It was nice to talk to her, we had some good laughs.
I got the 12 days of Christmas package and I am trying to give the stuff away but my companion is trying to keep it all. It is rather comical. I gave away one of the blankets to a 6 week old baby of one of the families we are teaching.
That's about it. Oh, one cool experience happened, Sunday after church we went to teach a lesson to a guy and we were just having friendly conversation in Spanish. He was telling me about his friend that lives in Chicago that is teaching him English. Then he said in English "my dream is to travel the world and preach the gospel". It was pretty cool to hear that. He has a lot of knowledge of the bible but is pretty set in his ways. When we asked him to read the Book of Mormon he said "no, I think I will pray and ask God if I should read the Book of Mormon first, then I will wait for an answer." I said "fair enough."
Well that's all.
Happy New Year,