Happy July 4 Utah,
So this week was actually very exciting. Wednesday we took our investigator who is 15 and is addicted to smoking, on a run to McDonalds for breakfast at 7 am. We ran 2 miles to the restaurant. And back. He really liked it and wants to go again.
Then on Saturday we got invited to go to a 4th of July party at a members house. He lives on a farm. Everyone brought their own fireworks and it added up to be about $1300 worth of fireworks. Most of them were in a pile when a kid lit off a bottle rocket wrong and it spun out of control and landed in the pile of fireworks and exploded. About $700 worth of fireworks went off at the same time and made a giant flaming ball of fire that made a small mushroom of fire and smoke with all of the fireworks going off at the same time. A lot of them were shooting sideways rather than up and I almost got hit a couple of times (they were literally inches from my body). I was really close when it exploded and I had to grab a couple of kids and run them away from the explosion. It took a good 10 minutes for all of the fireworks to stop going off and we hosed off all of the left over ashes and then left after that.
Love Elder Vance