Wednesday, November 5, 2008

I'm staying in Ames for another 6 weeks!

Dear Elder Morain Fan Club,

I AM STAYING IN AMES! This morning I recieved a phone call informing me that I will be staying in Ames for at least 6 more weeks! Since my companion Elder Sage is going home on friday I am getting a new companion. His name is Elder M. Thomas. I have never heard of him before so I'm so excited to meet him tomorrow. I am so happy I have the opportunity to stay in Ames! I love it here so much and the people here are awesome.
I am also extremely happy about Proposition 8 in California!!!! My dad emailed me saying that it is winning 52% to 48%!! I had the opportunity to vote Yes on Prop. 8 with my absentee ballot and I'm so happy I can help make a difference.
So things are just going crazy right now with the election results and transfers at the same time haha. I hope all of you had a fun Halloween, cuz I sure did haha. On Halloween we had dinner with a family in my ward and we had a good time. Then we and the missionaries in Ames went to Walmart and bought pumkins.We got to carve them so that was fun. Since I live right by Iowa State University you can imagine how crazy it was on Halloween night with all the college students roaming the streets.
On Sunday we had the opportunity to go to the CES Fireside with H. David Burton speaking. I thought he gave a very inspiring talk. I hope some of you got to see it. Oh, so last time I emailed you on monday october 27th, I got to go on exchanges that night and the next day with my MTC companion Elder Daniels! We had a good time and got to teach a lot of students because we were in the YSA branch's area on camus. It was a great experience as we walked through campus "OYMing" all the students. I really love sharing and teaching the Restored Gospel of Jesus Christ, I always have a good feeling inside as we teach them and bear our testimonies.
Well, we have got to go and get my companion ready to go home! Tomorrow is transfer day and I'm saying goodbye to my district leader Elder Blunt, Elder Nelson, and both of the sisters in our district who are all getting transfered. I'm excited for this weekend because we are having our Stake Conference and our Zone Conference/ Mission Tour with Elder Dennis B. Neuenschwander so I'm excited for that!
Keep it real!
VE Elder Morain