Ok maybe not quite here but it is getting really cold! Especially when you are outside not wearing shoes and not wearing a coat or gloves. Helping people move is really good service but cold! What's even worse though are the yukimushi. Bugs that come out right before winter. There are swarms of thousands of these things. Bike through the sunlight and you come out covered in tiny bugs that die by you hitting them. All the people here avoid sunlight during these dark and dreary days. Anyway Captains log 243 star date 627
Wednesday : An awesome day. We helped Miyauchi San move for a few hours and then we went to a members house and helped her move a couch. Then we talked a little bit and she is working on getting some people to meet us! She has such a big dendo Fire, It's a blessing to be in the Moiwa ward.
Thur: This day was interesting. We had Apartment Checks which we got really high praise on. Then we had to work on our bikes for a bit. Then we went to a Japanese Buffet which are way different. Meat is bought as a meal and then they had 4 buffet options, soup salad curry and drinks. I got a hamburger steak with egg on top with some fried chicken and French fries. BEST BEEF I HAVE EVER EATEN! It was absolutely delicious. I also ate 4 plates of curry 3 cups of hot chocolate and 2 glasses of melon soda. We were doing weekly planning so we were there for a while. Then we went home teaching and found a new investigator and gave a blessing to a less active. I'm glad we had the opportunity to go with Shinden-Kyoudai (brother temple ). Then once we got back to the church we realized something was a amiss.....We saw white everywhere. IT WAS SNOWING! I just might see a white Halloween. Right now there isn't snow though :(
Fri: We had to walk for half of this day. It's nice to walk but a waste of time because there are no people out on the streets and it takes forever to get anywhere. We were fed an amazing breakfast by an investigator. The only time I have ever eaten a mushroom and liked it. We had such an amazing lesson, we could feel the spirit so strongly and he is coming to understand the importance of the gospel for him. We were able to bike later though because all the snow melted. So we went and helped Miyauchi San move for the rest of the day.
Sat: This was a trying day. We biked all around town in cold rain and pretty much nobody was home. Only 2 people were home and they both had guests over. It was rough. BUT, during our housing time this day we found 2 new investigators. The first one seemed kinda confused but said we could come back. What made it really funny though was that as we were walking out the pizza man came and delivered a pizza to him. When we first knocked he totally thought we were the pizza man haha. The second person we found was in this really weird looking apartment. It was a single mother with a little girl. We talked a bit about eternal families and she seemed pretty interested. She wants us to come back. :) oh and her daughter was like 2 or 3 she was adorable.
Sun: We had 2 investigators come to church, but both missed the sacrament so we can't mark it towards their progress, which is unfortunate because they both have baptismal dates. It was kind of interesting though because in Gospel Principles we were talking about eternal marriage and 1 of them is 17 and the other is about 55. It was an interesting conversation. Then we went dendoing with our mission leader. It was awesome to have a bunch of team up lessons. He knows his stuff...and Japanese. Also it snowed again it was really cold.
A beautiful day at the temple.
What a difference a day can make!
And so it begins for the new member of the Frozen Chosen!
Enjoying my new district.