This week has been... well, a bit of a downer in terms of investigators. We've had various progressing investigators over the course of the past few weeks, but this past week for one reason or another, we had to drop just about all of them. But hey, that's one of the key principles of the mission: drop them with faith. So we're starting from the bottom and building up, giving us loads of time for contacting! Time to work on my street-salesman skills.
Highlight from this week: The largest airforce base in Mexico! We're teaching a less-active sister who has some pretty sweet connections down here in Tecámac, including a friend who's a military pilot in the airforce base down here. She got us hooked up with a sweet tour of the facility, and we got to see the practice run for the big air show they'll be doing on Saturday. Due to the fact that it's on Saturday, we won't be able to go to the actual show itself, but seeing the practice was pretty sweet. I got mostly video, but here are some photos I got:
Imagine being a terrorist and seeing this fleet flying towards you. I'm sorry, but you're gonna poop your pants.
These tigers were by far the coolest. They flew past about 10 times just showing off their raw power, velocity, and triple barrel rolls.
We also got to go into the museum, and the general that let us in (it's not usually open on Mondays) told us it's the only air force museum like it in Mexico, and it's the only one where they'll let you go inside some of the planes and helicopters.
"enjoy this little taco"
They then took us to check out some of the simulators they've been working on. They were going to let us try one of them out, but the super cool one is still in testing, and the less-cool one wasn't plugged in or hooked up right or something. I dunno, I was just disappointed that we couldn't try it out. Sorry, I didn't get any photos of us with the simulators.
Us with Alex and Irving. We're pretty sure Alex is a less-active member (he never actually told us if he was a member or not, but he knows a decent deal about the church), and Irving was very interested in our message when we started talking to him about it; lots of good questions, and asked where the chapel was. We'll see what happens there.
And that's pretty much it for this week. This coming Saturday, President Kimball gave me special permission to go back to Mixquiahuala for the baptism of a sister who I helped teach; it's going to be a complete surprise for her (and everyone), so I'm sure it will be an experience worth writing about next week.
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