Thanks for the e-mails and yes, mom I got the package of candy,
thanks so much! Needless to say it didn't last 24 hrs. I was undergoing some
heavy detox from the unlimited food at the MTC to no junk food at all. My
companion was like, "wow I thought your easter candy would last until easter!"
Obviously he's still trying to get to know me haha. I hope you get some good
info from the MRI dad, hopefully we can find a lasting solution for the pain.
I'm glad grandpa got at least a little bit of relief as well. Also yeah dad my
mission president here played basketball at BYU and he is very tall. He played
in Europe for a little bit as well.
In answer to your questions I am
using an old beat up bike, so I didn't have to buy one. It gets me where I need
to go though. And yes I am living out of my suitcase.Yes, it is kind of hot
here, it's Texas, but it's good prep for Mex. It's been bearable though. But
yeah, the tornadoes were a little bit riveting. It touched down about two
streets over from us. I had never seen a tornado before so that was a cool
experience. There were a few scary moments but the Lord took care of us. All the
missionaries were ok. It was hailing like golf balls and we couldn't go outside.
But when the tornado was at it's closest, all the rain and hail stopped and it
went completely quiet except for the tornado. That was really an eerie feeling.
We were with the ward mission leader hiding under the canopy of a gas station,
cause he's really pudgy and we were waiting on a pizza for lunch hahaha! But
yeah people act really crazy when they're in danger, it was interesting to see.
All the people of Dallas were going crazy, just scared out of their minds. So
yeah now I can say I have experienced a tornado! Check that off the mission
to-do list haha.
But the more important news is that we got 3
investigators to come to church yesterday! It was awesome. It's been so cool to
see, since my companion and I are struggling with the spanish part, the Lord
puts people in our path to teach that speak both. There's tons of hispanics here
that don't speak any english, but the Lord gives us the ones that can help us
when we don't understand them. It's really been quite a miracle. We are teaching
this really solid kid named christian, he has such an open heart and he's
willing to allow the spirit to work on him. He has so many questions, it's
awesome to see. He came to church yesterday and loved it. Another thing I've
learned since being here is that hispanics are so much more nice than white
people. White people hardly ever let us in, but hispanics almost always let us
in just cause they're nice.
Well there is a ton more that has happened
but we have to leave for a training in a few minutes. It sounds like everything
is well with ya'll (texas term that I can now proudly say) and I hope everyone
has a good week and stays safe and happy! I love you all and think about you
Love, Elder Broadhead