Monday, June 24, 2013

Week 54

Dear Dad, 
My companion is good. Nigerian as ever ha. He knows how to cook so well its crazy. Transfers are on Wednesday so we will find out tomorrow if I'm getting transfered. Thanks dad. I had a good week. We have some good people we are working with. I love you dad have a great week. 

Love Your son

With Elder Ikoro

Monday, June 17, 2013

Week 53

Dear Mother, 
We don't really get to do that much service. The people are very hard to accept help so we don't do too much service. We actually had a recent convert go out with us on Saturday. She is really cool. I am very grateful for her and she is already preparing to go on mission.  
1. (Best and worst) 5 liters of chocolate ice cream for my year mark. It was so good. The whole apartment enjoyed it. We also had corn on the cob that night too. It was so good.  
2.(When are transfers?) Next week Wednesday. 
3.(When will you know what mission you are in?) I'll find out next week when transfer news comes 
4. (What have you learned this week?) I have learned how powerful the Doctrine and Covenants is. I have been studying it and it has been so great.  
Thanks for the package. I got a haircut and it was actually a good one so I am grateful for that. sorry mom I don't have much time today. Things are going well I love you have a great week  
love your son
Dear Dad, 

Jokes are top notch thanks for that. Thanks dad sometimes I forget about everyone back home praying for me so thanks for reminding me. Sorry not much time today love you have a great week 

Monday, June 10, 2013

Week 52

Dear Mom,  
1. (What was your best?) best was yesterday. It was kind of bad too but we went to see an investigator who didn't come to church. We went to his house and were sitting outside but then it started raining so we went inside his house. I wish I could show you his house just so you could see how blessed we are. But we were sitting there and the roof started to leak so bad. There was water coming in everywhere and there were a ton of pots and pans collecting the water. And it just kept raining so all we could do is sit there and try to help him. So we were there for like 30 minutes and the whole time I was just thinking how blessed I am. Finally the rain let up a little and we started walking home. To be honest as we walked I was so mad at myself for ever complaining about anything. I just wanted to walk and walk until my feet hurt. It was a lesson learned for me and I am grateful to Heavenly Father for the reality check to me. Just remember how blessed we are. You couldn't imagine the way people live her. We truly are blessed and we need to thank our Heavenly Father and be always willing to serve. 
This week has been good. We can choose to be happy. I finished Jesus the Christ amazing book. Everyone needs to read that. Thank you mom so much I love you. No I don't need anything thank you 
Love Elder Thornhill

Dear Dad,  
Things are going good here.It's very true that is something that I have always tried to improve upon is to be lead by the spirit while giving blessings. I have had a few special experiences since being here and it is one of the greatest feelings is to feel the spirit working through you. Thanks for everything dad I love you and by the way you have an iPhone? man you are a high roller now ha 
have a great week 

Love your son 

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Week 51

Dear Mom, 
1. (Best of the week?) Regina and Emmanuel were both confirmed on Sunday and it was great. I love these two so much.  
2. (Worst of the week?) We didn't find as many people as I would of liked but that's ok. 
3. (Best contact this week?) We met this French guy and he said he didn't go to church anymore because he didn't trust the pastors and so he said he wanted to come to the church. 
4. (Best meal your companion cooked for you?) Gari and okro stew. 
5. (Something you learned from scripture study?) A lot about Jesus Christ. Pilate was actually a decent individual and it wasn't the disciples that buried Jesus it was a random guy. 
6. (Something your companion taught you.) How to love people. That is one of the best things he is teaching me. 
it rained a lot this week. On Saturday we just barely started a lesson with Regina and it started pouring. it's the worst when you get caught in it. I am almost done with Jesus the Christ that book is so great. church was great yesterday and I love the members of our ward. Hope all is well love you 
Your son
Dear Dad, 

That is pretty crazy. I went to the alajo post office this week. It was pretty funny. it was just like a small little 10 by 10 container thing. Yes we live with the tesano elders. we actually live in tesano and just have a short bike ride to our area. they are both from America. Elder Christensen went to Utah state and elder Ralph he is from Florida and he is black. I hope everything is going well with you. I love you have a great week!