Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Got Wood!!

This is a serious pile of Wood!! (haha)
We did more service this week then I ever have! It was great! For the first half of the week we chopped wood all day every single day. We have a single less active sister that lives out a ways from town that owns her own little convenient store that is heated with fire so she goes through a ton! We have been working on this wood pile for a little over a month but we decided that we would just finish it this week. After we got done is turns out that this was only the first load and that there is going to be another load coming! We also chopped wood and herded cattle for an older couple that lives out in the middle of no where! Its been an awesome week of service! I forgot to mention also we had exchanges with the district leader this week as well so I went up to Cherry Grove. It was super fun I love going up there. While I was up there I also got to see the northern lights for the first time which was super cool but I didn't get a picture.. Towards the end of the week we helped another single lady whos husband passed away a year ago or so. She had to clean out a huge barn of junk that her husband kept. He was a total horder and we spent literally all day there cleaning stuff out and i dont think we got even close to getting it half way done. She definitely needed our help though so im glad we got to help! She is less active and kind of avoids missionaries but once we helped her out it totally opened up doors. She had us over for lunch and baked us a couple pies to take home and she totally opened up, so hopefully we can start meeting more with her and get her back to church! Kind of a slow week for missionary work but service opens the door for it so we're gonna keep doing it! Ammon first served King Lamoni before he started talking:) Thats my spiritual thought. 
Have a great week everyone,
Elder Wood

Got Protein??

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Service in St. Paul

Sorry about the gross pictures. I've been married to a Wood for long enough now that this doesn't even phase me, but it might be disturbing to some of you. Who would've thought that all those years of watching his own cows be butchered were actually preparing him for his mission? haha

It has been a great week this week! We have been doing a ton of service lately. I love doing service. Its so amazing when I can get to get out of that white shirt and tie and get my hands dirty. We have been helping a lot of people chop wood lately because winter is pretty much here.
This week we helped one of our members butcher his cow. Thats always a good time. My companion is kinda a light weight when it comes to that kind of stuff so ive been giving him crap all week about it. We are continuing to do a lot of work with less actives. This week we went and tracted down some of our less active members that live in a little town called Lac La Biche. Its a pretty cool place! Its close to 2 1/2 hrs away from St. Paul so they dont get seen a lot. We cover a huge amount of area. The work is pretty slow right now. We have 4 investigators and they are progressing but very slow.
Have a great week. I am happy and love being a missionary.
Elder Wood

Brother Hatch - Stetson loves this family!

Elder Wood's long drive to Lac La Biche