Elder Parker Thomas Alexander

Mexico, Torreon LDS Mission
June 30, 2010 - June 2012

Elder Parker Thomas Alexander
Mission Mexico Torreon
Apartado Postal 792
Coahuila, 27000 Mexico

This blog is updated weekly by Parker's family.

Monday, April 4, 2011


Hey guys! So I have to start out telling the coolest story of the week! It happened about an hour ago! We were chilling in this mall because my comp baught some new shoes and we went to the bathroom (that isn´t the cool part). I was waiting for him and this song was playing that sounded really familiar. I was thinking it was one of those songs that is just really popular here and I had heard it before, but it wasn´t! It is a song very close to my heart that goes something like this: ¨Time passages!¨ Can you believe it? They even have that lame song here in Mexico! It made me really happy though and I just started laughing right there thinking of the first time I heard it with Dad on the way to the cabin. Good times! It was way funny. It´s going in my journal for time and all eternity! Anyway, I guess I had better share with you all the amazing week we had this week! First off, my new comp´s name is Elder Pedraza and he´s from Mexico City. We´ve gotten along really well this week and it´s fun! We were also able to baptize an awesome guy yesterday! We had 4 baptisms yesterday in the zone and so we baptized in one big service in-between sessions of conference. Dad, you should definitely work your resources so that the picture can be in the Ensign and Liahona magazines! How awesome would that be! haha I´m sure Robert Casey has some pull there, no? anywho, this guy who we baptized really let me see the value and the reality of the Atonement and of repentance. He was one of the craziest druggies and drunks I think I have ever met with the stories he´s told us, but through a ton of different experiences, he developed the faith to quit all that stuff and get baptized! It was so cool to see his face yesterday afterward! One of the really cool things is that I got to watch most of conference in english because it´s easier for him to understand and all in english so I really got the most I could out of those 10 hours of conference. I think i have to tell Nate some stuff in a different letter about following the Prophet. ;) Just kiddin! haha. It was a way cool week though. That training we went to was way good too! I really enjoyed it! Oh and i think I saw Jordan Gibby singing in that Institute Choir! It was cool! haha It sure sounds like you guys are rocking it back home with some George Strait.... WOOOOH! haha That was for you, Mom. I can´t believe that Skylee got married and Jenisy has a kid and I´m going to be 20 next month! I am sooooooo OLD! ahhhhh! haha! That´s way cool. Mom, I actually met Elder Jensen. He´s cool and knows Preston really well. He got here last Monday and I saw him today. He looks like a deer in headlights, but happy. Tell Kaylene I love her tons too! Well, that´s about it. Oh, that picture me and that Elder is of Elder Okey and I in the transfer meeting with a home made tie that a member gave to me. How about them apples! haha Love you! Send that Ensign as soon as you can! Oh, and this week, I´m gonna study the talk by Elder Perry! Love ya tons!!!!!! Elder Alexander