I eat potatoes ALL the time. Germans
just love their potatoes. Being in the east is most definitely different
than the west. A member told us this past week that Halberstadt was
bombed with schratnel bombs and then fire bombs two days before the war
ended. About 82% of Halberstadt was destroyed. I love the members here.
They all feel like my family. Sometimes they're a little crazy but they
love us too and really rely on us. We have been stopping by some less
actives and it's really amazing how just a quick visit, spiritual
thought, and they're inviting us to their birthday parties. Something
the mission has taught me is to show love for everyone. I'm not perfect
because there are those people who can get under my skin sometimes but
as I show love for them they begin to have a change of heart and show
love for others.
I can drive in Germany until June 26th legally. I can't get a
license until I get my passport back and right now the Mission office
still has my passport as they are trying to get me registered to work
here in Germany and then they'll send it back to me. The mission office
will help me in getting a license. I don't plan on getting a hair cut anytime
soon. From what I have heard from other missionaries they have had some
pretty scary experiences here getting their hair cut. From what I have
heard it is about 40-50 euros.