Well, I do feel a little better compared to last week. This cold is kicking my butt. I'm tired a lot, especially this morning. I took a 2 hour nap on Tuesday, and that helped a lot. We are expecting this week to have a Zone Conference of Lodi, Stockton, and the Manteca stakes on Wednesday, then a district meeting as usual on Thursday. This time, I will try to bring my camera and get pictures of this event. I'm so bad with my camera. Sorryl.
So this week, it's been pretty slow. Jenny's doing okay in her new job up in Galt. She and her sister are working at a recycling plant. She says it's really disgusting. Rats in the basement, lots of dirty diapers, dead animals in jars, and occasionally needles. They both got up late again and missed church. 9:00 church is really difficult to get anyone including less actives, recent converts, and investigators to church. If only all wards could just be at 11:00. Then everyone would be happy. It's not too early, or too late. What can you do? Oh well. She and her sister are planning on moving out soon. They want to live on their own and split from their parents house. Her parents are starting to take advantage of her pay checks. They are being lazy and won't work more that what they should be.
We did find a new potential investigator. His name is Felix. He is living with Claudia, a recent convert of 2 years or so that moved into the ward. They are currently fixing up, and setting up their new home and we should be starting to teach him the lessons on Friday or so. He really wants to be a member, because he has seen the church bless his life. If it weren't for Claudia, he could be on the streets, doing drugs, alcohol and doing all manner of evil in the sight of the lord. He says he has been significantly blessed by her. She is the boss of the house and what she says, they all do. Other note, her dog can be really sensitive, so she doesn't yell or spank the dog if it accidentally bathrooms all over their house. She continues to love the tiny thing.
One other thing, we did have dinner with another Parker family last night. They have been converts for 17 years this year. Their son Adam had a friend he met once and they gamed online a lot on the X-Box and he moved in from Rode Island 3 days ago. Adam is sort of less active. He is in school to become a anesthesiologist. He can be apprehensive about some things because of his logic, so that's part of the reason he went less active in the first place. He is 20 and his friend Moro is 19. He pretty much ran away from home because his Catholic mom from Portugal is too extreme and religious. He couldn't take it anymore. He is lost in his own world. He tried the military but his health got in the way. He's just trying to find himself and know who he really is and what he wants. We do hope we can have dinner with them again so we can talk to him about the church to see if he's interested. All in good time. That's about it this week.