Monday, August 25, 2014

Weekly Schedule

Bonjour tout le monde!

It has come to my attention that some truths have been lost pertaining to statements that I have made, and it has fallen upon me to restore what once was, as for lasagna.  Let me make it clear and speak to you in plainess that ye cannot err.  For I truly said that it is I who makes the frozen lasagna, not my Mother.  For verily I did say,  "I know how to make lasagna, all you have to do is pull it out of the freezer and put it in the oven".  Thus we see that clear and precious truths have been taken out and added to until the whole hath become corrupt and everyone frames me.  And it grieveth my soul to have to speak of such things unto you, now, let us pray that that is the end of it. ;)
HAHA!  A funny little joke we had with Braden this week!

Anyways.... Business aside, it seems that you want me to explain my week.  I don't think you picked a very good week, its rather easy on my side, but I'll do my best.  Here is a day by day, play by play run down of my week.

Monday: 6:30 I woke up got ready and then we went on a drive around to Les Anses D'Arlets.
-12:00 we ate at home and changed into our shirts and ties
-1:30 we started to clean the car
-2:00 we ran out of time so we drove to Fort-de-France to email, everywhere was closed
-3:00 we decided to go to the church to do our emails, there is only one computer so we had to take turns
-5:30 we headed back down to the south to work
-6:00 we visited Renald, a new investigator who lives in Trois ilets.  He likes the Book of Mormon and has    read a couple chapters.  But turns out that he is under house arrest for the next year...
-7:00 contacted
-9:00 returned and planned
-10:30 slept

-10:00 District meeting in Fort-de-France
-12:00 ate and left down to work
-3:00 we ran out of people that we had planned to see, none of whom were home and then started to             recontact a bunch of people that we had contacted previously.  We saw a guy named Willy who lives           in Sans Pareil and works in a garage, based out of his garage
-8:00 Language study.  Elder Glover's rash came back and he started to get muscle pain
-9:00 plan

-7:00 Elder Glover woke up with a fever and we had to go buy a thermometer
-7:30 We talked with the mission doctor and he agreed that Elder Glover had Chikungunya and that we          should stay home for a while.  So we did
-8:00 I studied while Elder Glover slept.
12:00 ate
1:00 tried to keep studying but my attention span didn't last and I cleaned the house.  Read some Liahonas,    worked out, and just bummed around
10:30 slept

Just about the same as the day before
1:00 the Turners came and ate lunch with us

Same as before but I did a lot more studying

I went on an exchange with Elder Dayton in FdF and we had to walk everywhere. We visited Sr. Regis and her son who got baptized recently then we met this really cool homeless guy who had seen the missionaries and had talked to them before.  He knew a whole lot about our church and wanted to be baptized. We invited him to church.

Went to church then visited Fr. Renard.  He had a ton of anti-Mormon questions and we tried to help as best we could but he had SO many questions.  Mostly about Freemasons and Joseph Smith.  We finally got him to calm down and he said that he is going to work on talking to his boss to get Sundays off for church. We stopped by Joani to see why she didn't come to church, and fixed an appointment to come with the Turners to see if we can fix her electric piano.  Returned home and I studied while Elder Glover went back to sleep.  His rash came back pretty bad.

I woke up and drove here. Now I am emailing

Well I hope you enjoyed that.  It took a while.  Yes Elder Glover was very sick all this week and we did not do very much.  I was very bored the entire week.  He isn't in danger of death or anything, his muscles are just very weak and sore.  He is having a hard time typing right now haha!  I've been trying to make the situation a little funner but he hasn't been enjoying that very much.  We both had been joking about how chikungunya wasn't real, it was just an excuse for old people not to listen.  But now he knows its not.  I still think hes acting like a Grandma haha!  Just kidding, it probably is very bad and I feel bad for him.

Chikungunya is a virus that is spread to humans by mosquitoes.  The symptoms are similar to Dengue Fever, which is also spread by mosquitoes.  In late 2013, the first local transmission of chikungunya virus in the Americas was identified in Caribbean countries and territories. 

I did hear about the incident with Elders Dayton and Lewis.  It was just a drunk guy on the bus with a knife that talked to them.  He said that if they ever came back that he would get 'em, but he could barely stand up straight and it was only 9 in the morning.  I have never been worried here.

You asked what is the greatest thing I have learned so far and it is probably how to stay organized and how to work, and how to notice the spirit, and how to pray, and the way the church works, and a lot of other stuff.  So guess not just one thing...

Today we are going to walk through a park that has a bunch of suspension bridges or something.

Well outta time love you all!!!

avec amour,
Elder Call