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Freaky Dreams and Epic Things and Priesthood Power

hey guys, overall, all in all, looking at the big picture here, i had a great week. 
some freaky dreams i had i had some really freaky dreams this week, i don´t remember alot of the details, but i remember that in alot of my dreams the world ended, or almost ended, like my dreams were of problems of unreal proportions, like, epic dreams, legendary dreams, larger than life super dreams, in one dream, i armed a nuculear bomb, hid in a bunker, and waited until it blew up and destroyed everything, and i think people were trying to stop me, but i just did it anyway, and then i came out of the bunker, and i talked to my family, and then i armed the bomb again, and i went in the bunker like i did before, and there were like 3 minutes left on the bomb, and i was like, "wait why do i want to blow up the city? i like the city." and so i walk out of the bunker and disarm the bomb. weird stuff. Earlier i had a dream about the british sherlock from the series, and henry b eyering, and to…

Mexico Dogs

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man i don´t have any notes but i´m just going to think really hard and pull a beautiful email out of thin air.  This week i got better from my sick. i´m not sick anymore basically. but i can´t really remember anything super eventful from this week. I´ve been feeling low on energy as i´ve been recovering from the fever that i had.  mmm let me talk about wild dogs. There are a lot of wild dogs in mexico! and they are like kind of all abused and so they don´t like people but they also really want love at the same time. like all the dogs secretly want to be petted, but they just aren´t sure if you are going to throw rocks at them, and so they hide or get mad sometimes, the best approach i have found to dealing with wild dogs is just to not make eye contact with them, then they know that i plan on just leaving them alone, but you kind of get a sence for the dogs that feel insecure and the dogs that want love. smaller dogs are really insecure but they´re not very threatening. One time i al…

feeling ill in tacoville

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yeah really though i am not having a great week. i have had a  fever since thursday. i had one or two really rough nights where i couldn´t sleep. We´ll be going to the doctor tomorrow. i would like to come off as optomistically well humored about the sick stuff, but i also really want your pity too.
two funny things that happened this week.  the worst night of the sick was friday i think, and i just had a heck of a time. but when morning came i was wandering around in my underwear looking for something to eat, and elder meade was like "whayt the hey?? Elder your underwear is on backwards." I looked down and realized that it was true. "waking up with my underwear backwards is the perfect description of the night i just had." Elder meade thought that was super funny, he´s a very laughy guy.  Anotherthing is that when i get sick i ofter get weird dreams, one dream made me wake up from laughing in my sleep. We were in district meeting and our zone leader was giving a l…

Pictures from Gomez Palacio, Mexico

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Me and Elder Higgins my childhood hero. I imagine that every missionary that arrives in a foreign land has one missionary in there district that really pulls them through those first couple months, for me Elder Higgins is that homie.


Companion Elder Meade (10/16/17) me and elder gomez climbing up the hill. haha look at his face. a panoramic from the top of the hill. May pancho villa protect this city.
Here is a picture of the street gorditas and the magic they do all up in there. A gordita is basically a stuffed tortilla.

The Lazy Letter

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Good morning america, i have some words for you.
let me start general and then i will get more specific as i go, that just seems good to me right now.
generally speaking I am an american boy who came to mexico with a dream.  God has an army of relief society sisters that he employs to feed me and take very good care of me, often when i thank one of the sisters for a rad meal, i like to recognize that in God´s great plan for me, he included in that plan that i would eat a lot of rad meals in mexico. i accepted that plan and i greatfully eat my fill of tacos and pozole. I think there is a lot of beauty in the little things. like, to think of all the work that had to go into my tortilla, some farmer had to work dang hard to grow that corn and some workers had to process it into flour and then dough and then some one has to deliver the corn to the tortillaria so they can put it in their machine and make beautiful tortillas, then some hermana walks to the tortillaria and buys a kilo with th…

Zoom-Zooming

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Outside out Apartment at night

hey really short because i wasted all my time playing helicopter in the google homescreen. jk, i had very important missionary stuff to doooo

This was an awesome week me and elder meade are so dang focused let me tell you kids.

October 30 The email You've All Been Waiting For

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Elder Meade (newest Companion)
 My Old Zone in Nazas,  Love these Guys!!



Elder Grilliot, october 30th. 2017 oh woow tomorrow is halloween. I just realized. Here in mexico they celebrate two holidays around this time of year. the first is halloween, but it´s not as big as american halloween, the stores give out candy to the kids but nothing else.  the day of the daed is coming the other holiday that i think is a lot bigger is the day of the dead. On the day of the dead all the people in mexico pay respect to their dead. They go visit the graves and build them a little shrine to pay their respects, they do things that they remember the dead person liked, they cook their favorite foods, and things like that.  Something really cool about this holiday, we have a cemetary in our area, it´s a huge cemetary, it´s probably nicer than most that i have seen in the u.s. and everybody goes to the cemetary on the day of the dead. So i´m excited to see and experience this part of mexican culture. it´s …