Dear Elder Slavens

Dear Elder Slavens

Elder Dallin J Slavens Cambodia Phnom Penh

Elder Chancellor J Slavens Idaho Twin Falls

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Wersher Kwayla

This week there was a simple service project to cut down some trees, so we invited like almost literally everyone we know so that they can all help do service because doing service is the funnest (auto correct did not say that "funnest" is not a word, so suck on that Gary Preisser) thing ever. We had a group of recent converts and investigators all show up to do the work of like 2 people. It was awesome. 

The more time I spend talking to random people in a random language in a random country, the more I realize that the Cambodian race is just full of a ton of people who look and sound like Johnny Depp, but only in Captain Jack Sparrow form. And only when Jack Sparrow drank a ton of rum.

We have a new dude we teach named Hua who is the drummer in a members band. He is super cool and since Cambodians are out of school right now on summer break, he hangs out with us and does service with us all the time. Pretty cool.

I will tell the rest of this week through picture form!!!!


Bye 

The super Asian van that everyone drives here is my dream car 


I taped a ton of flashlights to my helmet 


We were talking to a group of dudes and they all started cracking up cuz they said this guy looks just like me. He's a handsome guy, huh? 


Giving someone a ride on your bike is called "doping" 


Free ice cream from a less active member 


People living on boats


We tried a new method of finding new people to teach we call "ballooning". We put questions in some balloons and told people to come pop a balloon and answer the question inside. Questions like "what are your goals in life?" and "what are you thankful for?" 



Classic birthday party on the floor for a baby 


Jack Sparrow. Video of him talking in the link below 


Kid playing in mud. Right before I took the picture, he was using money to scoop up the mud and drink it


Our investigators who serenaded us (video in the link)


Video in the link of this little girl praying 


Video in the link of these kids singing "the wise man built his house upon the rock" 


This guy gave me his shirt when he was drunk, so I gave him my shirt (I wasn't drunk) 


He didn't even question why I took the picture like this 


Poo Bot


Quack quack quack


"Don't go chasing waterfalls" 

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0BwzLAsjhbrMxWkEtQ0tuWVI2M2c?usp=sharing




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