Okay before you get too excited, no it didn't snow. However, in downtown Kenner there's this cute little district that's super old, and they make it into a Christmas town every Christmas. We went on Saturday night and there were just a ton of lights and music (and good family contacting!) and they had machines that would blow "snow" (suds) every 10 minutes or so. It made us really happy. :)
Things are still awesome in Kenner! I know I've said this a million times, but I would 100% stay here my whole mission if I could. This week we set up more Christmas trees for people which was great. One of them was a sweet old lady named Rosa. When we got to her house, she was super sad and told us she had been depressed and lonely the past couple days. Her cousin, who had been visiting, had to go home, and her children and grandchildren don't visit her as often as they used to (they live really close so I'm not sure why). She told us she hadn't really been in the mood to do anything, especially decorate for Christmas, so we offered to do it for her. We decorated her whole house, put up her tree and decorated it, and decorated the outside of her house too. By the end she was smiling so much. She gave us huge hugs and said, "You have no idea what you've done for me today! You've completely turned everything around and I'm so happy now!" It was just one of those "right place right time" moments. Also she took us to Raising Cane's so 10 points to her. :)
Lowlight of the week was that we were both still sick most of the week, which definitely slowed us a down a little. We want to keep working, but people don't like having two coughing strangers in their houses, so we had to take breaks. We were able to get a lot done though, despite being sick, which was a huge tender mercy from the Lord. It's no fun being sick any time, but especially not on a mission because time is going SO FAST and we don't want to waste any second. We're both feeling so much better now though so here's to a crazy busy week trying to get to all the things we didn't get to last week.
Not much else terribly exciting happened this week. Just the usual tracting/contacting/visiting. We've all been trying out a new method of tracting with kind of a questionnaire and it's actually going super well! The questions are just things like - what kind of things are important to you? what do you think about religion? and things like that. It leads perfectly into a lesson. We got 5 new investigators this week just from this new tracting method. I've never had success tracting before, so I'm really excited about this new method.
I love you all so much! Have an amazing week!