Monday, 17 November 2014
November 11, 2014
Hey hey hey!!
This week was so great!!! We were so busy this week and it flew by! Oh, and we only got lost 5 times... haha we’re getting better! We taught over 20 lessons this week and found 4 new investigators! They are all under 30 and are so cool! We met with most of them twice this week and they have such great potential!! One of them took us out for hot chocolate. (He is the one I met when writing Emily last week!) He literally knew everyone we passed on the street and gave us three referrals on the way for English lessons. That was the best hot chocolate I’ve ever had! He said he had to run after, has to meet with the Mayor! haha He seriously has connections all over the place! One of the nicest people I’ve ever met too! When we meet with people, we teach them half English and the other we talk about the Gospel. He was pretty closed off when we switched, but opened right up when we explained how the Book of Mormon is about Jesus Christ and how the Book of Mormon brings us closer to him. He is sooo busy, but I can’t wait to meet with him again!!
Another one of our new investigators cut our English time short and asked if we could switch to religion... uh, ya! haha of course! His Dad is a preacher, he bore his testimony to us and has such an amazing testimony and relationship with Jesus Christ. Everything that he told us, we believe as well, we bore testimony to him and the spirit was there so strong! When I asked when we could meet again he asked if we could meet tomorrow? He is soo cool!! hahah The next lesson I died laughing, I can’t even explain it, but I was going over the verb Lenni, so I was saying leszek, I will be, leszel, you will be etc., but I was going pretty fast and I looked up and his eyes are huge and he is so flustered and he is shaking his pen when he just points at me all of a sudden and just blurts out “SPEAK!! YOU!” hahah what?!? I died laughing! I know that doesn’t even sound funny at all, but he is the sweetest guy and it was just so unexpected! We laughed for so long after!
So we went on the bus to go to Andréa’s and got off on the wrong stop, haha no suprise! We made it though and had a great lesson with her! On the way home, we jumped on the bus and it took off in the opposite direction of what we needed! Oh boy! We found a huge Tesco, it was so crazy, it felt like I was back in Canada! It was HUGE and felt like I was in a Walmart.. until I saw the tiny little stoves and washing machines! haha Then another day, we hopped on the bus, and it was packed!! We were touching people on all sides and couldn’t move! The bus went into a huge factory parking lot and half the bus got off, then one more factory stop and every single person got off... we were stoked to be the only ones on the bus, when it pulls over on some random road and the bus driver says “This is the end kids!” in Hungarian. Haha ooooh gosh! So, we were surrounded by factories and had no clue where we were and no way to get back to where we needed to be! Whitaker laughs so hard when anything like that happens, haha I love that girl so much! We called a member who works at a factory and they helped us back into town!
We asked the Broadhead’s (senior couple from Buda), to come out this week and teach a family history lesson! I was worried we wouldn’t have a good turn out, but we had over 20 people there! It was so great! We planned it the same time as English class, so most of them were loving hearing English and then the Hungarian translation right after. They did such a great job! I felt the spirit there and they were so interested in it! It was great that most of our “regulars” who we don’t meet with personally in English class showed a lot of interest. I can’t wait to follow up with them later and see if they would be interested in learning more!
A group of members are going to the temple tomorrow in Germany. They have to take a week off of work to go and it’s so expensive for them. It’s a huge sacrifice and they are such a great example to me!
Welllll I think that pretty much sums up my week! I wish I could go into to each lesson and tell you more about them all, or you could meet all of the people that we are meeting with!
This week, we’re going on splits, up to Budapest for interviews with President and then back to Dunaújváros, my greenie city for zone training! It’s going to be another busy week! :)
Hope you have a great week!
Love you so much!