Last monday night we went to visit a less active family the ward counsel asked us to visit. We were on some nothing dirt road and couldnt see house numbers but saw a garage light on and decided to go ask whoever was in it. So we round the corner and there's this guy. Probably mid 60s, huge beard, wearing a full welding suit thing, and only had one arm. His other sleeve was tied off. So he's sitting there slumped on this chair holding in his one arm a pair of needlenose pliers which he had slung over on top of a bench grinder with sparks flying everywhere. So we stood there for like 2 minutes yelling "hi" and "hello" at him until he looked up and saw us. He turned off the grinder and then with the craziest look in his eyes pointed at his ear and in slurred crazy words said"im deaf" and then i saw the half empty 24 pack of beer and then he preceded to yell at us"show me ID! Who are you! Show me ID or get out!" so we left cause drunk guy with a grinder is no good.
Thats about all i got this week. All our appointments cancelled and nobody came to church. We had to drive to a ton of meetings this week and so we used a lot of our monthly allotted miles and so we also walked a ton this week.
I spoke in church yesterday for only the second time on my mission. I think ive been lucky, or maybe not. I spoke about inviting less-actives to use their agency to bless their lives and used the story of Alma and Amulek particularly in chapter 8 and 10 of Alma in the Book of Mormon. Amulek became a super cool and killer homie to Alma and starrted living the Gospel again and recognized the blessings he recieved.
E walgamott and I got a cut out of a bunny from an Annie's chedder bunnies box and made him a tie and gave him a name tag. His name is Hagoth. Please see chapter 63 of Alma in the Book of Mormon.
here's some pix fer yer custom potato skin
2. me & hagoth
3. another tie i made this week
4. skating with Brother Shemwell from the ward and my homie Ivan! Bro Shemwell rips he's so sick
now before you look at these last 2 pics I'd like to say these are the only 2 911s ive seen in months because people in front royal think that the only car that exists is a deisel truck so i was happy to see them but unfortunately both times circumstances prevent me from taking good pictures :(
5. Porsche 912 E with a laguna seca license plate frame! First air-cooled ive seen in months <3
6. 991 911 with the new ducktail looks so good sorry you cant see it very well i know its a bad pic! SHame on the stupid lightning dang it @ownerofthecar park in the daylight next time foolie!
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- Elder Poulsen