Monday, April 24, 2017

Week 41

Monday- After emails, I went back to the apt and slept for 3 hours!!! I was dead tired. Woke up to Elder Gutierrez saying, “Dude! Just give him the blessing while he's asleep! He needs it!!!!” lol. So O looked at him and told them they could give me one while I was awake. I'm glad they gave me one though! Then went and balled at the Rec. I met a guy and played pool with him. He hadn't eaten in 2 days and gave him my subway gift card so he could eat. It's tough for me to see people who struggle like that and not help them. I also taught him about the BOM. Then we got cleaned up and had dinner at the Freston's. It was a good time. Then we went and taught J W at the FHC with Adam Sullivan. He finally got ready for his interview.
Tuesday- Had district meeting. I was super sick! But, I did what I had to do!!! lol. Can't stop what won't stop!   J W passed his interview and is set for baptism!! Yay!!! Then we ate McCalister's in Artesia. Then had exchanges with ZL's in Roswell. Nothing exciting happened.... but it was a ton of fun!
Wednesday- Balled in Roswell in my vans. I did REALLY good! Lol. Idk how!!! but, my handles were tight! Lol. Super fun. :D Then finished our exchange. Did service at Salvation Army in Roswell. Was a fun time. I enjoyed it for the most part. Haha. Then we drove back and had a lesson with the Ws family. Had a good lesson on repentance. Then we at McCalisters again with Brother Anderson! Was sweet!! Then we had a lesson with I on Chasity with him! Lol. Was the BEST LESSON EVER!!!! Brother Anderson is amazing! I asked him, “Donovon, what does the Law of Chasity mean to you?” and he said, “Well, it means staying clean and pure! Then once you are married, you can have as much sex as you want with your wife, as often as you want!” lol. We all died in the lesson!! super good though. I likes him.
Thursday- Did service at FHL and then had lunch. Then we did service at Anne's. It was fun and funny. Got some cool and funny pics and videos! Lol. Great time and lots of laughs! Then we had comp study and language study. Brother Felt picked us up for dinner. Had dinner there and then went to basketball. Was tons of fun!! me and Brother Anderson taught I again and he is getting ready for baptism!! :D
Fridayweekly planned at the FHC and then had lunch. Picked up my suit from the cleaners and taught J W. Then we gave a blessing to a member. And then we had comp study and Spanish study. And then contacted a referral. :D Biked back to the apartment and then helped Brother Freston move a friend. That was fun. They got us pizza too so..... it was nice!
Saturday- Went to the temple!! I saw the Garnetts from Perryton and Elders Kay and Olmos!! Baptized some youth! One kid was named “Sigler”!!!!! lol. Sounds like Zeagler almost! Lol. Had a great day. Did 10 Initiatories too! Was exciting. Then bought 2 ties and a white shirt in Lubbock. Rode with the Barneys! Fun time. :D Long day!!!
Sundayhad correlation, ward council, and church! J W came again!! Now he is ready for baptism! After church we ate and had a comp study. Then we taught I with Matt Horrocks. Great time! Played some dunk ball too! Haha. Then we ate dinner at the Clements and then did Family history. Fun day. Super busy and long.
Monday- Woke up and did some laundry! :D Then we went shopping. Now we are here emailing.

Elder Nathan Zeagler.  l_l-_-l   <--- Ready to Baptize!




Monday, April 17, 2017

Week 40

Monday- After emails, we stopped by FHL for Elder Stone to say bye and then went shopping and had lunch. Then we played bball at the rec center. We taught I with Adam Sullivan and ate pizza at their house! Then had ice cream with Brother Freston and his family. :D really good time!
Tuesday- Took elder stone to Hobbs and then was on exchanges with Elder Knowles for a little. Then I drove me and Elder Malm back to Carlsbad. Ate lunch and then ran errands across town. Finally got all the stuff straightened out and then we taught I. Had dinner with the Anderson's and the we got changed for volleyball. Volleyball was super fun. I came and we had a good time! :D
Wednesday- Played morning bball! Then studied and went to district meeting! Pretty sweet time! I got to instruct again and it went pretty well. Then we taught J W. Hes doing really good. Then we had language study and biked up to the north side of our area and talked to L. Good day and lots of fun. Then we went finding. On the way I felt we should stop and see the Hansens! So, we did. 2 minutes after we stopped a huge Hail storm appeared and just threw down!!! Glad we stopped. Talked with them then Bro Hansen dropped us off further north. Did some finding and met a cool guy! Then had dinner at Sis Davis's house. Really good! Had taco soup and homemade cookies!!! Then did we family history for a bit!
Thursday- Good day. Got up and went and played bball. Then did service at Faith Hope Love. Had lunch and the comp study. Packed our bags and Elder Malm and I drove to Lubbock!! That is a long drive... good talks though. :D Stayed in Lubbock ZLs apartment.
Friday- Got up, and played morning bball with some elders. Then had study and went to the mission office for MLC!! It was a long day... but really great time! I enjoyed it. Learned a ton and need to share a lot with the district. Then drove back. LONG and EXHAUSTING DAY!!!!!!!!
Saturday- Had studies and did service at the ZooHelped them set up for the plant sale. Then we ate lunch and got cleaned up. Had a lesson with J W and then J and A. Good time! Then we weekly planned and had dinner at the Pruitt's. It was awesome!! Super good food. Then we had a lesson over the phone with I since he was out of town. Had companionship inventory and then went to bed.
Sunday- Got up, felt sick, and had personal study. Then went to church. Had a good Sunday. J W came to church. Gave all the kids candy! Got temple details figured out! Had lunch and comp study after church, then went finding by the Sullivans before dinner! Found 2 very interested and great guys! Then had dinner. LOVE their family!!! super awesome. :D Tammi got sad though.... she found out that I have a girlfriend. Lol. It was soo cute! Love those kids. Adam dropped us off at the north side of town. We met up with Matt Horrocks and went finding. Had a good time and a few lessons. Got to talk with Elder Humphrey and get to know him better. Super bomb time. Once back to the apt, Elder Malm walked me through how to cut my own hair. so.... I learned to cut my own hair! Really nice! Takes a while... but now I can do it! haha
Monday- Woke up, pretty sick, and did some laundry! :D then we went shopping. Now we are here emailing. All is well in Carlsgood. :D

Elder Nathan Zeagler.  l_l-_-l   <--- Ready to Baptize!




Monday, April 10, 2017

Week 39

Monday- After emails, we ate lunch at Arbysand then Sis Fairbanks gave us hair cuts. I chipped my tooth... but got up with Brother Barney and he fixed it for me!!! :D That was a blessing!! then we balled up down from the other Elder's apts. :D. Got cleaned up and had dinner at the Freston's. Then we went and saw L. He is doing good. Finally getting OUT TOTALLY of the drug world!!! We had a good lesson with him on how God is helping him to get out and to change his life.
Tuesday- Studied and then went to district meeting! Pretty sweet time! Sooooo windy that we walked! Struggled to stay standing... got Sonic Freeze at happy hour and then we taught L again. He said he would read if we sent him scriptures! So we started sending him stuff every night! Then we tried by other potential investigators and current investigators. Saw I and talked to him for a few min. Then we had a lesson with D. He read the plan pamphlet and we answered his ?s! Then we gave him the Gospel to read. Had dinner at the Haake's. Was really good! Then had comp study afterwards.
Wednesday- We went to eat breakfast at 6 am with a potential. Had a great talk! :D woke up had studies and went to FHL! Lol. Did a ton of work there and then we had lunch at our apt!!!! Then we took had a lesson with J W. It went well! Got him ready for baptism. All he had to do was come to church..... of course he didn't! Ugh. Smh. Then we biked way out (heading to Hobbs) and met a LA to talk for a minute. Really nice guy! He's a trucker so he just calls us up when he's in town and we meet him wherever he wants. :D We met him almost outside of Carlsbad.... looooooooooooong bike ride! Lol. Worth it though. Then we went and saw L again. Had dinner at the Brown's. He made us cook our own steaks! Lol. Was a good time. Then Brother Larson dropped us off to do family history.
Thursday- Good day. Got up and went and played tennis! Was fun. Got some cool pics. Then did service at FHL. Had lunch and then comp study. Went to teach I and ended up that us and I taught his mom the restoration! #investigator present! It was awesome. We got to see I's understanding and growing testimony!! Then we found some stuff for our talks for Sunday night. Ate dinner at the Felt's and then Max took us and I to basketball. I's dad couldn't get us... so I called up Brother Bennet and he came and took us home...
Friday- Got up, had studies and then went to LOWES!! I helped Brother Barney find what he needed to fix his roof. Then he got us McDonald's for breakfast. Went to his house and fixed his roof! Shingles blown up and nails ripped right through them... lol. So I ripped up and replaced shingles while he and Elder Stone passed me supplies and watched. Good that I know how to do that stuff!! It goes to show that you learn your specific skill for a reason. One reason was so I could help the Barney's!!!! Then he got us lunch and took us back to the apt to clean up. Had a lesson at the FHC with the Ws. Finished up J's lessons. Then we biked around looking for people. Talked to J M, a nice guy who wants us to teach his family. Had dinner at the Johnson's. Ended up teaching D later that night about the gospel! Was really good! Left him a Book of Mormon to start. :D He's doing good! Then we had comp study.
Saturday- had studies did service at MLK park. Fed the homeless with FHL. Then we ate lunch at the apt and helped G and K move.... he told Elder Stone that he could crank up the Yamaha 750 motorcycle he had....Elder Stone didn't really know how.. so I was like.... I know how!!! lol. I cranked that thing up super fast and then gave it a few good revs!!! lol. I am excited to ride one when I get home! Hahaha. It had sooooooooo much power!!! Made me a little trunky lol. Helped them move and then they got us some snacks at a Mexican store. Did an hour of weekly planning and then had dinner at J P's. Talked with them and her kids wrestled me! Lol. Then went back to apt for calls...... I'm staying, getting 2 comps, and am now a District Leader. Crazy!
Sunday- Got up and had personal study. Then went to church. Had a good time. Gave out thank you cards to the ward for feeding us! Then we got calendar back and it only had 2 days filled.... smh. So I called around the ward and got all but Thursday filled! :D They treat us good! Then we weekly planned and went finding. Had dinner at the Horrock's home and then gave a talk at the "8 is great" thing at the church. We just winged it! Went REALLY well! Haha. Then we went back to apt.
Monday- Woke up, wrote letters and did some laundry! :D Then caught up on some sleep while Elder Stone packed lol! Now we are here emailing. 
Elder Nathan Zeagler.  l_l-_-l   <--- Ready to Baptize!





Monday, April 3, 2017

Week 38

Monday- After emails, we ate lunch, shopped and chillaxed. :D. Then we had dinner at the B's. We taught M, Sister B's daughter, about the plan of salvation. Kids these days are super SMART!! Crazy time. Brother Larson went with us. Really enjoyed it. Then we went and saw Brother Strahan!
Tuesday- Studied and then went to district meeting! Pretty sweet time! I gave an instruction and everyone seemed to like it! I really enjoyed teaching the other missionaries and leading. Then at lunch and we got Spanish to drop us and our bikes off at the south side of town..... then we biked up and contacted! Lol. Super long bike ride!!! Found a few really nice people and talked to one guy named G! We taught G. Pretty awesome. :D Had a lesson with L and then dinner at the apt. Went with Brother Barney and did his home teaching since all our night appts fell through. Was a good time. He even got us milkshakes! Haha. So...... it was a BOSS time!
Wednesday- Woke up had studies and went to FHL! Lol. Did ton of work there and then we had lunch at our apt!!!! Then we took the sisters car to see the W's. Had a lesson with them. Still teaching Jon W! :D Then we gave the sisters their car back and stopped by a bunch of less actives or people we didn't know on the ward roster. Then I saw a HUGE MANSION and decided that we should go knock it. Luckily.... it was in our area! So we went and knocked it and set up a lesson to see her tomorrow and talk about how our churchs differ! I cant wait to get a tour of that compound! Its gorgeous and HUGE!!!!!!!!!!!! Then had dinner at the Twitchel's and Dr Twitchel adjusted us!! :D My back feels better now! Then we saw I for a little bit. Then went back to the apt and had a good comp study.
Thursday- Woke up and packed for exchanged with Lovingsbend.... (I don't get to go see the mansion.... -_-.... ticked me a little. Lol) Then had studies at Lovingsbend apt. Went and did service at the thrift shop, Cat's Meow, and had a fun time! Then at lunch and had comp study. I made hamburger helper using sausage! Lol. It tasted decent though. :D Then did service at A's. Worked on her yard for her. Been a fun time! Went to Loving to talk to a lady that wanted to end her life. Got her feeling better. Then we chased down old potentials in their area! Super sweet. Found a ton of cool nice people to talk to and was able to set up a ton of appts. Then had dinner at the Fry's. Super bomb salad with shrimp!! then homemade ravioli!! YUM!!! Then we taught Rudy! And set up his TV for conference. :D Then we did exchange review. I was able to talk to Elder Pawlak and help him out! Really sweet to help younger missionaries out.
Friday- Woke up and played bball at the church. Then exchanged back. Got cleaned up and went and mowed Sis Strieby's yard with Bro Barney!! Tom's too. Then I climbed on her roof and made a list of things needed to fix her roof! Lol. Then got cleaned up, ate lunch, and had a lesson at the W's again. Then studied the initiative. Then weekly planned. Then went to stop by some potentials. Ate dinner at the apt. Bro Williamson brought us Domino's! Lol. I LOVE PIZZA!!!!! Then did service at L's and taught I. Good day. Really busy!
Saturday- Had studies and then watched conference at the Sullivan's. :D that was fun. Then walked home. Then had lunch and did a little family historyThen watched the second session at the FHC. Had a lesson on FH afterward with A M. Then had dinner at the church. The wards grilled out before the Priesthood session. Then went and got Sonic afterward. Bro Freston paid for us! :D Ate blasts at his house and then Bro Hansen took us home.
Sunday- got up and had personal study. The watched Conference at the Fairbank's. Ate lunch with them and then went to FHC. Did some FH and watched second session. Great time! Then we had dinner at the Fairbank's! Lol. Sis Fairbank's put 3 name tags on my t-shirts. Pretty sweet! Then had a lesson with I. Balled him up too! Shared the Easter initiative too :D Then wrote back to more letters at the apt.
Monday- Woke up and did laundry! :D Had a fun time and a good study! Went shopping in Spanish's car! :D Now we are here emailing.
Don't mail anything else! Calls are Saturday! Love y'all! Be safe!!
Elder Nathan Zeagler.  l_l-_-l   <--- Ready to Baptize!



Monday, March 27, 2017

Week 37

Monday- After emails, we finished our game of risk. I won! Lol. By a long shot. Then we went shopping and then balled at the rec. Then had dinner at the Freston's and played Kubb. Then we went and tried by investigators with no luck!
Tuesday- Studied and then did service at FHL. Got through a huge stack of donations! :D then had lunch and went and taught J S about Priesthood duties. Fun time and great lesson. Left there and went and saw W and D. Then went finding for a little bit. Not too much luck. Then after all that, we had dinner at the Hansen's and taught A C. He's brother Hansen's coworker. Super great guy and a really bomb restoration lesson. Then we got dropped off at our apt and cleaned up a little.
Wednesday- Woke up had studies and went to FHL again! Lol. Did ton of work there and then we had lunch with LANCE FELT at subway!!!! He came back for spring break!!! Super awesome!! Then we had comp study. Then we took the sister's car former finding. No luck!!!!! We got in with no one... hahaha. They just aren't ready to hear the message. Bummer! Then we did some finding and had dinner at the Horrock's. Great time! Had a great lesson with the Horrock's. Then filled out teaching records and waited for the 4 other elders to show up that were staying the night! Lol. I cut Elder Stone and Elder Adams hair! Turned out super good! :D gave up bed for Elder Page. I slept on our worst couch and got like 4-5 hrs of sleep.... lol.
Thursday- Did morning sports at the church. Us elders played bball. Sisters didn't come.... lol. ZONE CONFERENCE We had a great time there and learned a ton!!!!!! Got fed lunch too!!! :D That always makes us happy! Got over with at about 5:15 pm.... then we cleaned up our apt some from where others Elders had stayed night before and then had dinner at the apt. Then went and balled at the church. Got back and the Assistants are staying with us! Lol. They wouldn't take our beds... so I slept good! Lol.
Friday- Went to run with the Heap's, but, it was too windy!!! Like 30 mph winds!!! So, went back and ate and had studies and then INTERVIEWS. Good morning! Then we weekly planned a little before Jon Strahan picked us up and took us out to eat. After lunch, we did service at his house! I am basically a plumber.... lol. Fixed his sink problems! :D. And pipe problems out back. Then we finished weekly planning, got cleaned up and did some finding again! Found a few nice potentials. Then we had dinner with the Mortensen's at Tokyo. Super bomb! I ate my whole dinner with Chopsticks!!! #boss. Then did family history afterward.
Saturday- had studies and then did service at the zoo! Then had lunch and comp study. Taught I and his dad, J! Then we had a lesson with A M. Helped her on FH and taught about our Heavenly Mother! Then had dinner with the Felts. Then went by and had a bomb lesson with Levi! He was struggling and we were able to teach the lesson and allow the spirit to testify of God's love for him. He said he needed it. Great time!!!
Sunday- got up and had personal study. Went to correlation with Brother Freston. Church was good. I and J came! Turns out it was Fast Sunday.... so, they got to hear all the testimonies. :D hahaha. Then after church we went over and saw them and ate pizza. Good time! Then talked to Js mom and set up service with her! Super good. Then we had dinner at the Horrock's. Great dinner! Then contacted a referral from the sisters. Didn't go so well.... he did NOT want to talk to us! Lol. So after that we went and balled with some kids we saw as we went to bike to see W and D. Then we saw W and D. Great time.
Monday- Woke up and did laundry! :D had a fun time and a good study! :D Now we are here emailing. 
Elder Nathan Zeagler.  l_l-_-l   <--- Ready to Baptize!




Monday, March 20, 2017

Week 36

Monday- after emails, us and Spanish went and shopped! Took a lot of time but I got some new ball shoes! They are sweet! Haha. Then we went and balled with Lovingsbend Elders at the Rec! Super fun. These shoes have a ton of grip! Lol. They are brand new! Then we had dinner at the B's. Super awesome. Their daughter gave the FHE lesson about missionary work. Hahaha. So we told experiences and told them how awesome a mission is! Then we went and stopped by and saw Sis B and got VIP tickets for Mccallisters. Great day overall!
Tuesday- Studied and then had district meeting. After DM we got lunch at Mccallisters with the ZL's and then me and Elder Schreoder did service at the M's! We helped them pack up two storage units in a 26 ft U-haul. We packed it all in about half the truck! Then we had to go. Ate dinner and showered to clean up. Then we went and contacted at an apt complex. Was super awesome! We had tons of success. One lady said some harsh and incorrect things about our church, but Elder Schreoder bore testimony to her and then we left. Fun time! Then we had leadership training. Great day. :D
Wednesday- woke up had personal study and then we went chasing down potentials in Roswell. We had exchange review afterwards and then left for Carlsbad! Once in Carlsbad, we ate lunch and got to work. Stopped by some investigators. Took Lovingsbend back their car, and went and saw the Ws. We had a 1 on 1 lesson with J W! Then we had dinner at the Vandekraats. Stopped by afterward to see T S and he said for us to not come back... saddening! Then we stopped by a referral. He answered the door naked..... luckily he hid his stuff! Hahaha. Then talked to the Fs and got some food to take home. Went back to apt afterward.
Thursday- Did morning sports at the church. Us elders played bball. Sisters didn't come.... lol. Had studies and then went to FHL. We had a great time there! Got fed lunch too!!! :D that always makes us happy! Then we went and saw B and RM. Shared scripture with R and just talked to him. Gave B a blessing. I hate seeing old people like that... once its my time, I wanna go! Then we balled up D, J, and C on 5th street courts again (did it with Elder Kay and B transfer and a half ago!) We won as always!!! #Ballers! Then we taught D about the plan of salvation! Great lesson! Then went and got cleaned up a little. Cleaned the church with other missionaries and the Hansen's. Then we balled up! I came again! Super good time. :D I killed it in my new shoes! I was on fire!! scored at least 5-7 points each game(going to 11)!!
Friday- had studies and then Elder Stone gave a baptismal interview to one of Lovingsbend's investigators. Then weekly planned and cleaned the apt. It looks spiffy! Then we exchanged with Spanish and me and Elder Gutierrez became comps! We did service at A's. Got cleaned up, and then had 3 bomb lessons back to back! Taught I for 15 min and then set a baptismal date with him. Then taught L for 45 and set a baptismal date with him!!! Then had dinner at the apt, then we taught J W with Max Felt and set a baptismal date with him. Super bomb day! Killed it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The Spirit was boss.
Saturday- had studies and then service at J S with the Horrocks! Was great! Finished his steps and then brother Horrocks took me and Elder Gutierrez to lunch at Blake's Lot-a-burger. Then we got cleaned up, switched comps and went finding! Me and Elder Humphrey taught 5 lessons in 2 hrs! Super awesome!!! really hot, but great time teaching!! I loved it :D :D :D. Then we had dinner at the apt. Sis Cornum bought us pizza. We ate and then we stopped by L and talked with him for a few minutes.
Sunday- got up and had personal study. Went to correlation with Brother Freston. J W came to church!!!!!!!!!! L and J and I didnt.... :'( . but, we had a good sacrament meeting. :D helped teach the youth Sunday School class! We role played with the youth! Then we had Priesthood. Great day! Then had lunch at the apt. Taught A M afterward, and saw D again! Taught him about the Restoration and it blew his mind a little! Then we ate and then did family history with Sister Davis! She helped me learn how to do family history and get started! Was great time of learning! Working on the Zeagler line!!!! then went to apt.
Monday- Woke up and did laundry! :D had a fun time and a good study! :D Now we are here emailing. 
Elder Nathan Zeagler.  l_l-_-l   <--- Ready to Baptize!






Monday, March 13, 2017

Week 35

Monday- after emails, us and Spanish went and played disk golf with a less active and an investigator from the Pecos River ward! Super windy, but fun! Haha. Then we went and balled with Lovingsbend Elders at the Rec! Super fun. Need new shoes bad.... my ball shoes have no grip! Lol. Then we had dinner at the R's. Hahaha. Elder Stone got his face SLAMMED into his cake! Hahaha. Then we went as stopped by and saw I. Great day!
Tuesday- Studied and then went to FHL. They were packed! Haha. So helped them out by filling orders, sorting through donations, and organizing stuff. Love serving there. Was great! Then we had lunch. Went and helped J W build his chicken pen! Haha. Super fun time and funny! Bunch of laughs. :D got cleaned up and then tried by some investigators. Went to dinner at the F's. Good time. Then we went and taught J S! Super good time and seemed to help him. He likes us :D. Then we went to volleyball with Spanish! The Elders won all three games!!! haha. Super bomb! They couldn't get us.
Wednesday- Woke up had personal study and then we went to district training at the chapel with the zone leaders. :D Super great!! Then we had lunch in our apt and we went finding on some streets we set apart the day before! We met 2 bomb people. Was able to use a country song in a lesson!! hahaha! SUPER AMAZING!!!!!!! lol. Loved it. Then we went and saw I! Read more with him and then had dinner in our apt. Helped the sisters with moving a member of their ward. Fun time. I love service! Makes me super happy! Then went back to apt.
Thursday- Had studies and then went to FHL. Then we ate lunch and then helped A at her house! Worked on her yard some more! Then we helped the Bs put up lights under their garage out back! Then we got cleaned up and went and saw Gavin, a guy we met contacting Wednesday. Had a good lesson on 3 Nephi 11. Then we stopped by and talked to I before heading up to the church for dinner and helping the Relief Society clean up after their dinner. Then balled it up. D came out to ball. Balled it up and had a fun time. My shoes are about done though! Haha. Got tons of bruised ribs from Sis Sullivan! Lol.
Friday- Had studies and then we got a washer and dryer from Brother Tyndall in the Pecos River ward! :D Then used the Spanish elders car and drove up to north part of town and had a bomb lesson with L R on the commandments! :D then we had lunch in our apt. Then went and saw the Ws. Taught them about the commandments again too! Good time. Tons of laughs! They are super funny people. Haha. Then we started weekly planning. Interrupted it to have a lesson with A and J with E M at the FHC on Samuel the Lamanite! Great lesson. Then we finished weekly planning and had dinner in our apt and went and saw I. He had a rough day and was tore up. So we just talked with him and read a scripture of comfort I had sent him that morning! Super amazing!!! I love the moments in the mission like that!
Saturday- had studies and then service at the zoo! Was great! Got Spanish to drop us off at the A's so I could get a haircut! :D biked back, got cleaned up and ate lunch. Then went to a lesson at the W's again with Brother Barney. Talked about prayer and how to improve our prayers. Then had prompting to go by Sis Strieby. Brother Barney took us over and she was in need of a blessing! Really great prompting. Super glad I was able to follow it! Then we got our bikes and went finding. Found a Spanish family. Haha. Turned them over to Spanish! Then we had dinner from subway. Tried by investigators afterward. Weather got pretty bad.... so we stopped at I's and they told us to come in. They had family over so we talked to them and I learned part of a song on guitar!!!! super fun! Hahaha. Then we had tacos with them! lol
Sunday- got up and had personal study. Went to correlation with Brother Freston. Had a good sacrament meeting. :D then we had the rest of church! After church we ate at the S's! :D left there and taught some kids at an apt complex. Was super fun. Lol. Then we taught L! Tried to see some potentials....but that didn't turn out.... so, Then we did FH at the FHC. Then went to the apt.
Monday- Woke up and did laundry! :D had a fun time and a good study! :D Now we are here emailing. 


Elder Nathan Zeagler.  l_l-_-l   <--- Ready to Baptize!




Monday, March 6, 2017

Week 34

Monday- After emails, we went back to the apt and Elder Kay packed for transfers. I cleaned up the apt and wrote my wonderful girlfriend a letter! :D Then we had dinner with the Bennetts. I. went with us and we had a great time!I got a really boss picture with Elder Kay and I. with our brownies! That's all they were. Lol. Then we showed I. a magic trick with a water bottle and a penny! That was super awesome! :D hahaha. We got dropped off at our apt and talked to I. mom for about 30-45 minutes! That was a great time and a changing point in our relationship! First time that we've been able to meet the mom and talk to her! :D
Tuesday- I woke up early because I saw Elder Jensen in my doorway freaking out because the bike rack to their car was missing a pin! Hahaha. I said some dumb stuff (I was half asleep! Hahaha) then later woke up and got the apt ready and Elder Kay's stuff finished being packed up. Then Elder Kay and I shared a seat, yes.... one seat!..... all the way to Hobbs, 1.5 hrs.... hahaha. #missionlife! We said our goodbyes and then I was on exchanges with Elder Balin all day. During personal study I set up dinner apts! Hahah. Had a pretty sweet time! Taught some people and then we even contacted some Spanish people! Hahaha. I enjoyed it! Picked up Elder Stone and the Spanish missionaries and the Sisters followed me back, seeing as how I was the only one who knew how to get back. Haha. We got back and got the sisters set up! Helped T,  a LA in the sisters ward, move stuff and also talked to their neighbor, an investigator. Got them a third mattress and then let Elder Stone unpack some. We stopped by the Felt's house and I printed off a few pics for planner covers. Haha. Then we picked up Lovingsbend and went to the church for volleyball. :D We gave them their car back. Then we played volleyball and got a ride home from the Spanish Elders. Nice and busy day.
Wednesday- Got up with the Spanish elders early and we went running beside the river! I really enjoyed it!! Even though I hate running! It was great weather and really beautiful! Then we had studies after showers. Had District Meeting at the FHC. Then we biked up to Quail Hollow. We had a great lesson with L.R.! Really great time. Been over a month since we've seen him. He's always super busy! Then we went shopping with the Spanish! Got some needed groceries. Afterward we had a bomb lesson with I. Talked for a bit and then related it to the gospel. Read Ether 12:27 and talked about how it applies to his life right now. He really appreciated it. Then the Zone Leaders drove us back to the apt and picked up the Pecos River Elders' bikes! Then we biked and tried by people. No luck! Had dinner at the Haake's. That was really nice. Then went out to the W's with Brother Barney! We had a lesson on the Plan of Salvation again. Joseph was going crazy.... but Elder Stone was the Jungle Gym!! hahaha. #I'MFREE!!!!!!!!!
Thursday- Had studies and then went to FHL. Then we ate lunch and helped A.V. at her house! She's suppose to find out her family history info! Super awesome!! hahaha. Then we went and saw J., Sister Strieby, and L.! Had some pretty good lessons and then we ate dinner at the Horrock's. We had a great time there. Then we drove in Spanish's car to basketball. I. and his dad came and had an amazing time!!! Really awesome!! Then at basketball, I read scriptures and talked to I. and had a bomb lesson in between games! :D I LOVE MY CALLING!!!
Friday- Had studies and then we weekly planned! Ate lunch and went and saw the W's with Sister Sullivan! We still had Spanish's car so we met her at the W's! Had a good lesson and read 2 Nephi 29. Then we went finding and found some boss potentials! Afterward we had a lesson with A.M. at the FHC. Sweet time. We had dinner at the Davis's! Great steak dinner! <3 :D Then we went and supported R. at his baptism! He's such a wonderful guy and a great follower of Jesus Christ! We actually found him at the laundry mat where we do our laundry and had to turn him over to the Lovingsbend Elders! :'(. hahaha. He was Honestly GOLDEN!!! Love that guy! Then Brother Herbst gave us a ride home! Nice time.
Saturday- We had studies and then service at the zoo! We got the Spanish and Lovingsbend Elders to come with us! Then we had lunch and the Spanish took us back to the zoo to grab my camera.... haha. Oops! Lol. Then we helped a LA, J.S.! We moved HUMONGOUS slabs of stone and made him some stairs! Really neat, but really heavy!!! haha. Loved the hard work! Then we got cleaned up and had dinner at the Fairbanks! Great time. Had Waffles!! <3 then we stopped by and had a short lesson with L. on his porch! Then we got in I.'s house and talked with his whole family!! ANOTHER CHANGING POINT!!!! Really good for our relationship!
Sunday- We got up and had personal study. Went to correlation with Brother Freston and had a good sacrament meeting. :D Then we had the rest of church! After church we met a former investigator and he really loved us! We taught him from the BOM. Then we went and taught I. again! Had a great time with him in his yard joking around and balling in the street. Then we sat down and read from the scriptures! Afterward we stopped by and talked to some Spanish guys, then we referred the Spanish missionaries to them! Hahaha. Ended up teaching W. and D. Read 1 Nephi 6-7. It was a good time and they liked it. Then we had dinner at the Clement's. Had stuffed peppers! Really nice! Then Brother Clements went with us and we found a LA that has a daughter turning 8 soon! We talked to her and are gonna start teaching her daughter! Really sweet! Then we did FH at the FHC and I typed Rex Felt a recommendation letter. Then we went to the apt.
Monday- Woke up and went to do laundry! :D  Now we are here emailing. 
Elder Nathan Zeagler.  l_l-_-l   <--- Ready to Baptize!

Monday, February 27, 2017

Week 33

Monday- After emails, I got changed and played disk golf on the course here in Carlsbad with the Pecos River Elders. It was pretty fun! After that, we went back to Spanish's apt and picked up Elder Kay. I busted my shins trying to jump a big rail at their apt! My shins were dented and hurt super bad! Went back to the apt to shower and clean up so we could go have dinner at the Freston's! Had Navajo tacos!! That was super good! Then we went to L's and talked with him. Talked a lot about how Satan has tons of influence in the world and famous people! Then we learned that Michael Jackson isn't dead (along with a ton of other famous people)!!! lol :D Super fun. Then we biked back to our apt.
Tuesday- Had studies and then went to District Meeting. I was in charge of the role play section of DM!!! We did a bomb role play and everyone learned a lot! Its amazing how the Spirit will testify of the truths we say! At one part, Elder Gutierrez taught Elder Kay the First Vision in Spanish!! And Elder Kay didn't understand a single word... But, the Spirit still testified that what he was saying was true! It's important that we teach with conviction!! The way we testify and teach matters!!! Then we had lunch at our apt :D. Afterwards we went and taught W and D! What a fun time! We got to read more of the BOM with them! :D They are doing really well!! Then we went out to the W's and started the new member lessons!!! They have such strong testimonies! A helped us teach the restoration to her mom again! Lol. That was super awesome!!!! Love them! AND best of all..... Brother Barney was with us so HE was the human jungle gym!!! Not ME!!!! YASSSSSS!!!!! Then we had dinner at the Hansen's! WAFFLES!!! Super Bomb! They honestly have the cutest kids!!! Then we went to volleyball! Really great time! Had a few BOSS saves!
Wednesday- Had morning sports for the first time in forever! It was great. Had some good basketball time! Went back to apt and got cleaned up, ate breakfast, and had studies as usual. :D Then we went and did service at FHL! That was good. Went back to the apt and had lunch and comp study. Then we had a lesson at the Family History Center with A.M.! We read from the BOM and helped her understand it and follow the story line. Then we had a lesson at S's. She READ THE BOM!!!!! She read all of Mosiah 3. That was a great time! We reread it with her and explained and answered her questions. Then we went to Sonic and got a drink at the very end of happy hour! It was 4:59:34 when I drifted in on my bike (in a car parking spot!! lol) and pressed the red button as fast as I could!!! I was making sure i got my slushie 1/2 priced! Lol. Got a slushie and then talked with I. and walked with him home! Nice time and REALLY NICE DRINK!!! hahaha. Then we biked to our apt and got picked up by Brother Brown. We had dinner over there and then we got our bikes and went to see some potential investigators, R. and D. We had a good chat with them and got to know them better. That was super good for our relationship! Then we biked back to our apt.
Thursday- We had studies and then went to FHL again! Helped them out for a bit. Did a lot of heavy moving for them! Found out I lost one of my bike lock keys... luckily, i have a spare! :D Then we had lunch and comp study in our apt. Next we biked against 45-60 mph winds and stopped by the Strieby's but, no male was home... so we cruised back across town and went and helped L. in her house with the house work! :D Then we did some weekly planning! We had dinner at the Felt's (chicken noodle soup and home made bread!) and then went to basketball! My shins were hurting from Monday, so I didn't do the best. Just shot from the outside mainly! Super fun night though!
Friday- Had studies and then we went to the zoo and did service with Pecos River! Really nice. Bought me a snack on way there. :D We are trimming up the parking lot still! I really love going and doing the manual labor! Super awesome!!! Then we went back to the apt and had lunch and comp study. After that, we went and did service at A.V.'s house! We mowed her lawn! I ran the weed eater the whole time! Haha. Love putting in some work. Then we went back to the apt, got cleaned up and finished our weekly planning! We found out that the Pecos River Elders are being pink washed (getting sisters)!!! CRAZY!! Then we went and had dinner at the Strieby's!! Afterward, we had a lesson at the Family History Center with A! Super nice. Then we did half our family history. A bought us and the Pecos River elders a pizza to share. They gave me the pizza... so I took off on my bike and then ran around the apts twice! They couldn't catch me! Hah hah. The pizza was MINE!!! lol. But, I was nice and let them in after I locked them all out! Hahaha. We ate pizza and had a great time! Fun night.
Saturday- We woke up and helped Jennifer from FHL move!! That was super fun. She had the cutest kids! Then we had our LAST lunch with the Winan's! :'(  REALLY gonna miss them!! Then we had personal study and finished our family history hour! Thaw was super sweet. Then we went and biked around town trying to see people.... NO LUCK AT ALL!!! Super sad. So I parked my bike on the side of the busy road and said a prayer on my bike! I felt to call I. So I did and he told us to come over. We biked over and had a great talk with him! :D I can see him slowly changing. Then we biked back to our apt and got picked up by Brother Fairbanks. We had a bomb dinner at their house and then went back to our apt for calls!!!!! I am staying and will be getting Elder Stone as a companion! Elder Kay will be going to Odessa 2nd East to be with Elder Gorham. Super fun and funny night! Then Elder Kay started packing and I started to get the apt cleaned some more!!!
Sunday- got up and had personal study. We went to correlation with Brother Freston and had a good sacrament meeting! The W's are still coming :D. So is A.M. and her mom! Super excited and love these people! We got called out of gospel principles to have a stake correlation meeting. Then we went to Priesthood class. :D. After church we went back to the apt and had lunch. Elder Kay packed some more. I wrote a letter and wrote in my journal too! Slow day because he has to pack and get ready to leave. It's sad to watch your companion pack up to leave. Then we went and had dinner at the Barney's! Super great time. Had breakfast and then took some boss pictures there! Did a few magic tricks as well! Then we went to the family history center and Elder Kay gave Rudy a baptismal interview. :D Super great day. Really tiring too!
Monday- Woke up and went to do laundry! :D Now we are here emailing. 
Elder Nathan Zeagler.  l_l-_-l   <--- Ready to Baptize!




Monday, February 20, 2017

Week 32

Monday- After emails, I got changed and balled at the rec center with the Lovingsbend and Pecos River Elders. Pretty fun! After that, we went back to apt, showered and cleaned up so we could go give a blessing to Sister Mortensen's friend in the hospital. Great blessing and he really appreciated it! Then went and had dinner at the Felts and had Fajitas. Super good!! Then we changed at our apt and went and helped Brother Anderson do some more remodeling! :D I love it! I really miss working with my dad! Super fun time!!!!
Tuesday-I woke up and started my fast. It was fun day though! Had district meeting.It was nice! After District Meeting, the zone leaders ate at our apt and I wrote in my journal lol. Then we went and tried to teach some investigators! The first few didn't happen, but then we taught W and D! Super good lesson and they really enjoyed learning about the Gospel of Jesus Christ! Turned out to be a really boss lesson and Darlene shared how she knew what we were sharing was true! Then we stopped and talked to I. for a little! It really helps people when you show that you care about them and are willing to listen and have a conversation instead of a sit down lesson!! Then we went to the W's with brother Vaandekratts. I entertained the kids while Elder Kay and Brother Vaandekratts talked to them about their baptism. They shared with us their side of their conversion story! haha. It was super funny and spiritual. Then we had dinner at Brother Vaandekratts real quick and we went to play volleyball. No one showed up...It was Valentines day! hahaha. So, I lost my name tag and had to go back to brother Vaandekratts to find it! I found it luckily!! :D :D :D
Wednesday- We had studies and then drove to Roswell! Got free lunch at McCalisters in Artesia! Super great!!! Went on exchanges with the Zone Leaders! I was with Elder Hawes again! :D We did a ton of service and then taught 2 LA's. Pretty sweet time overall! We got to ride on a stretcher in a minivan! hahaha. Super funny! :D Did some great teaching! I was working on teaching more simply and Elder Hawes said I did Great! So, I'm gonna keep trying to apply what we did! After our lessons, we had leadership training and exchange review. Was a great time! We both helped each other set goals of how we could improve! Really boss! :D Then after getting ready for bed he basically acted out some scary movie he remembered! It was super funny. hahaha
Thursday- We had studies, took a few pictures, and then headed back to Carlsbad! We got free lunch at McCalisters and put it in the fridge at our apt! lol. Then we had lunch with the Winans at Danny's Place! Super bomb! Then we taught W and D again! We read the testimony of Joseph Smith! Super great lesson and great for D. to feel the Spirit! Then we went and saw Sister Strieby. I love that lady! She's sooooooo funny! haha. Then we had dinner at the Barney's. Biked up C Hill to get there! Great dinner! Then cruised super fast down C hill!! hahaha. so fast, my front tire was wobbling! hahaha. Then we went and saw Levi. Had an AMAZING lesson on the Plan of Salvation!! Super nice. We were able to really intrigue him and let him see life in a new light!! Then we taught A.M.  Read about Noah's Ark and the barges that the Brother of Jared built and how light was provided in both of them. It was great! That really amazed her! I love sharing super boss lessons like that! Super good!!!
Friday- We had studies and then went to FHL to do some paper work for them for service! Then we went back and had lunch in our apt. I ate my left over McCallisters! :D and then we weekly planned. That was pretty sweet. I enjoyed it. Then we went and saw S! We talked to her for a long time and then gave her a Book of Mormon and shared Helaman 5:12. She really loved it and was glad we gave her a Book of Mormon! Then we had dinner at the Bennett's! Elder Kay gave their kids haircuts afterward! They really appreciated it! :D Then we came back to the apt and gave the Spanish Elders hair cuts as well! :D
Saturday- We had studies and then went and saw A.V.! Shared a little bit about the gospel with her! She appreciated us coming to see her! We biked a ways to get there! Lol. Then we had lunch in our apt and picked up Spanish's car. We did service at a lady house named L! Shelled a ton of pecans and she talked our ears off! My hands were raw! Did like a 20-30 gallon storage tub!! Then we cleaned up and got ready to teach! Stopped by J.S. Really nice LA guy! First time I had ever met him! Talked to him and set up some service so we could come back and get to know him better. Really neat guy. Went out to the W's in Spanish's car and taught them! Was really nice lesson! Then had dinner from McCalister's at the Family History Center! We taught A.M. at the same time! Great night!
Sunday- We woke up at 5:45 AM and got ready to drive to Roswell for Stake Conference! We had a missionary meeting before conference! It was super awesomem. There were great talks at conference and President Heap blew my mind with his talk!!! Super great!! He's is one of the best men I know!! Love him sooo much!!! Then we got a snack at the church, broke into the zone leaders apt and got a water, and rode home! Pretty great time! Got another cool picture outside of Roswell!! Great time! Once back, we took our time for lunch and napped! Super long day already! Then we went over to Pecos River's apt and had companionship inventory with them! Turned out super awesome and productive!!!!!! then had dinner at the Twitchell's, shared a spiritual thought, and then did family history...and helped Elder Clarke look for his lost wallet. Fun night.
Monday- Woke up and went to do laundry! :D Now we are here emailing. 
Elder Nathan Zeagler.  l_l-_-l   <--- Ready to Baptize!