Canada day and the 4th of July!

so last monday we went on a hike with our zone and also went down a hole into a cave! lots of fun.  got exhusated thoug, was out monday and tuesday- recovered for the rest of the week though.  Wednesday we went up and did a sacrament service at a retirment home- me and elder strong blessed the sacrament, they have such a wonderful spirit about them.  also talked to some people, had dinner with a family where the kids are new converts- they are moving to cornwall, just out of our mission:( thrusday we helped the same family move, and then we had our scripture study class and correlation, talked about doing another movie night! speaking of which, i am directly related to Sara Franks, one fo the main characters in the movie 17 Miracles- sooo cool! my grandma confirmed it for me.  Friday we had district meeting and then i went on exchanges with the zone leader elder trump. he does not know if he is related. we had a good time, we acutally helped our next door neighbors load up a truck and move.  sad to see them go- they were nice neighb ors. got oreos with pop rocks in the frosting- firework oreos.  saturday we went to a town called bath and saw a parade.  its was good, not huge- but there were a ton of people there- talked to a tlot of them said hi.  lots of fun.  sunday we had church- did weekly planning, had enough time to go out and contact for like 10 minutes- talked to a guy named jilles and he said we could share our message!!!!! but he was not there when we went yesterday- we visited some people yesteday, contactd potentials.  exhuasted, still on the mend from getting sick- being gluten and diary free as a missionary is not fun.  well, gotta go, loves! happy 4th of july today, pday is today beacuse cnanda was observed yesterday, so it got moved to today.

Elder Hanks.

Scripture- D & C 121:36

36 That the rights of the priesthood are inseparably connected with the powers of heaven, and that the powers of heaven cannot be controlled nor handled only upon the principles of righteousness.

if we want to have power in our lives, we need to be rightous in our actions, thoughts, and words.



Q: What runs but never walks?

A: Water.


Q: What to you call a dog with no legs?

A: It doesn’t matter, it’s not going to come.


NASA put a bunch of cows into orbit.  They call it the herd shot around the world.


Q: Why did the school kids eat their homework?

A: Because their teacher told them it was a piece of cake.


Q: Why did the kid throw the butter out the window?

A: To see the butter fly!


Q: What’s a shark’s favorite sandwich?

A: Peanut butter and jellyfish!

Pics: a bunch of pics on the hike and in the cave, the kids that moved, and me decked out in candian gear for canada day.


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