EMAIL ADRESS/ MISSION ADRESS

MISSION
CHILE, CONCEPCION:

FIRST SECTOR: QUILLON/CHILLAN

SECOND SECTOR: ANTARTICA CHILENA/ÑUBLE

THIRD SECTOR: ANDALIEN/ANDALIEN

CURRENTLY: CENTRO ¨A¨/CONCEPCION

salomon.jaar.bueso@myldsmail.net

Elder Salomon Jaar
Mision Chile Concepcion
O´Higgins 940, Oficina 502
Chile Concepcion
CHILE

Monday, December 28, 2009

BOWLING!!!




ELDER PAGE, RICHARDSON, CLARKE AND I WENT BOWLING TODAY FOR MY COMPS B-DAY WE HAD ASKED PERMISSION A WHILE AGO (CAUSE ITS IN THE MALL WE ARENT ALLOWED TO GO IN THERE WITHOUT PERMISSION) AND WE GOT THE PERMISSION FROM PRESIDENT SO WE WENT, WE HAD SO MUCH FUN, I WON THE FIRST GAME AND THEN MY COMP WON THE SECOND ONE. HERE ARE SOME PICS. ALSO WE HAD TRANSFERS AND RICHARDSON IS LEAVING TO MY FIRST SECTOR QUILLON, PAGE AND I ARE STAYING THE SAME.

Friday, December 25, 2009

HOLIDAY GREETINGS!!!!

DURING CHRISTMAS NOT MANY NONE MEMBERS LIKE TO LET US IN THEIR HOUSE, SO WE FELT WE NEEDED TO GO VISIT A MEMBER , HIS NAME IS JULIO ROJAS HE IS SO AWESOME, HE REMINDS US OF KRAMMER FROM FRIENDS. (YOULL SEE WHY) I GUESS WE WAS HAVING A REALLY ROUGH WEEK AND WELL HE WAS EMOTIONAL WHEN WE ASKED HIM TO GIVE A SHOUT OUT FOR YOU GUYS. SINCE HE WAS GOING THRU A ROUGH TIME WE WENT TO HIS HOUSE AT THE RIGHT TIME. IT FELT GOOD TO KNOW THAT WE LISTENED TO THE SPIRIT AND ACOMPANIED HIM THRU THAT ROUGH TIME, SPECIALLY SINCE ITS CHRISTMAS, HE WAS REALLY GRATEFUL.
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OPENING GIFTS!!!

THE MEMBERS OF THE WARD ARE SO AWESOME, THEY ALWAYS THINK ABOUT US, EVERYWHERE WE WENT SOMEONE HAD SOMETHING TO GIVE US, WE RECEIVED A PLATE TO EAT PIZZA, (EVERYBODY IN THE WARD KNOWS THAT WE LOVE PIZZA) A COIN HOLDER, ALSO A NICE PEN, SOME CHOCOLATES AND OTHER THINGS, SO ELDER PAGE AND I DECIDED TO TAKE A SMALL VIDEO OF US OPENING SOME OF THEM, WE GOT MORE THEN WHAT WE OPENED BUT THE VIDEO WOULD HAVE BEEN TO LONG.
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CHOIR AT THE PLAZA!!!
















OUR ZONE FOR CHRISTMAS WE WENT TO THE PLAZA IN THE MIDDLE OF CONCEPCION, THOUSANDS AND THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE GO THRU THERE EVERY DAY, AND SPECIALLY SINCE IT WAS CHRISTMAS THERE WHERE ALOT MORE, SO WE HAD A CHOIR GOING AND SOME OF US WHERE TALKING TO PEOPLE OFFERING A FREE CHRISTMAS MOVIE. WE GOT AROUND 70 PEOPLE THAT WANTED TO HEAR BACK FROM US, AND ALSO WE GOT ALOT OF PEOPLE THINKING ABOUT THE ATONEMENT OF JESUSCHRIST, IT WAS AN AWESOME EXPERIENCE. OUT OF NO WHERE EVEN A CAMERA CREW CAME AND STARTED TO FILM OUR CHOIR, EVEN PEOPLE THAT WERENT MEMBERS JOINED AND SANG WITH US. ITS AN EXPERIENCE I WILL NEVER FORGET.

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Monday, December 21, 2009

FAMILIA TOLOZA!!!!











THATS THE FAM THAT WE LIVE WITH HERE IN CONCEPCION IN ANDALIEN MY NEW SECTOR, I HAVE BEEN HER FOR 1 MONTH AND THEY ARE JUST SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO AWESOME!!!! HERMANA TOLOZA IS SO LOVING AND HER HUSBAND AND KIDS ARE DEEE BOMB!!! FEÑA, ROBERTO, HER DAUGHTER CECILIA AND HER HUSBAND LUCIANO AND THEIR KID MAXI, AND WELL THEIR TWIN KIDS THAT ARE MARRIED!!! THEY ARE JUST GREAT, WE ARE LIKE THEIR KIDS, SO WHENEVER I HAVE A CHANCE TO DO SOMETHING FOR THEM I ALWAYS DO, LAST TIME WE TALKED ABOUT BANANA PLATINES, AND SHE WANTED TO HAVE SOME, SO I BAUGHT SOME PLATANOS VERDES AND I MADE HER SOME FRIED BANANAS, WITH AVOCADO, AND FRIED FISH!!!! COMO LE QUEDO EL OJO ÑECO A MI MAGRE!!!!! HAHAHA IT WAS SUPER GOOD, HERMANA TOLOZA LOVES MY COOKING AND IAM AFRAID IAM GETTING BETTER AND BETTER AT IT, THE ONLY BAD THING IS THAT NOT ONLY MY LOVE FOR FOOD IS GROWING, BUT ALSO MY BELLY!!!! BUT IAM WORKING OUT SO DONT WORRY MOM!!! IAM LOSING IT SLOWLY, HAHAHA LOVE YOU

BAPTISM!!!!




BELEN FUENTEALBA GOT BAPTIZED YESTERDAY!!!! SHE IS SO AWESOME, BEFORE HER BAPTISMS SHE GOT REALY SENTIMENTAL ABOUT HER BAPTISM, SHE WAS REALLY NERVOUS, I LOVE HER SO MUCH BECAUSE SHE IS THE BEST STUDENT I GOT!!!! I LEAVE HER MOUNTS OF BOOK OF MORMON HOMEWORK AND SHE ALWAYS DOES IT!!!! SHE IS A HUGE EXAMPLE FOR ME!!!

ZONE CHRISTMAS ACTIVITY!!!











AS ZONE LEADERS WE PLANNED A BIG BARBEQUE AT THE BEACH, WHERE RIVER BIO BIO, JOINS WITH THE OCEAN, ITS SOMETHING SO BEAUTIFUL, WE HAD ALOT OF FUN, FIRST WE JUST TOOK PICS AROUND AND THEN WE PLAYED SOME ULTIMATE FRISBEE!!! IAM WAY HAPPY CAUSE ALL OF OUR ZONE IS REALLY CLOSE AND THERE ARE NO PROBLEMS, THEY ARE EXCELLENT MISSIONARIES AND THEY TEACH ME ALOT I LOVE TO SERVE THEM AND I HOPE THEY CAN HAVE SUCCES IN EACH OF THEIR SECTORS SO THEY CAN BE HAPPY MISSIONARIES.

EARLY PRESENTS!!!




CHRISTMAS CAME EARLY FOR ELDER PAGE AND I, WE HAVE BEEN SLEEPING IN 20 YEAR OLD MATRESSES, THIS MATRESSES DONT LOOK LIKE BEDS THEY LOOK LIKE MOUTAINS HAHAHA, WE MISSIONARIES ARE GRATEFUL TO HAVE A MATRESS, WE ARE SO TIRED AT NIGHT THAT WE DONT CARE WHERE YOU PUT OUR HEAD TO SLEEP, BUT IT WAS GETTING BAD!!! SO ELDER PAGE CALLED AND THE MISSION GOT US NEW MATRESSES, WE GOT THEM ON FRIDAY, FIRST DAY I HAD TROUBLE SLEEPING CAUSE THEY WHERE SO COMFORTABLE AND I WAS USED TO MY OLD ONE. BUT NOW IAM SLEEPING LIKE A BABY.

FAMILY HOME EVENING







WE PLANNED A FAMILY HOME EVENING ON FRIDAY, WE INVITED MENOS ACTIVOS, INVESTIGATORS, AND MEMBERS, WE STARTED OFF WATCHING A MOVIE AND THEN PRESIDENT CHAVEZ AND HIS WIFE SHARED A MESSAGE ABOUT OUR SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST!!! WE GAVE OUT INVITATIONS TO EVERYONE WE SAW, IT WAS A SUCCESFUL NIGHT WE HAD AROUND 120 PEOPLE IN THE ACTIVITY WE EVEN HAD THE HERMANAS FROM OUR ZONE BRING THEIR INVESTIGATORS, WE FINISHED THE NIGHT WITH A CAKE COMPETITION, HERMANA TOLOZA WON WITH HER PINE CAKE, IT WAS LIKE A PYRAMID REALLY, BUT SHE WAS REALLY HAPPY, THE CAKE WAS GIVEN TO THE BISHOP FROM OUR WARD WHO RECENTELY WENT THRU AN OPEN HEART SURGERY, BUT HE IS DOING GOOD NOW, THE ACTIVITY OVERALL WAS AMAZING.

Monday, December 7, 2009

BAPTISMS!!!!




WE HAD THE BAPTISM OF JOSE JESUS, (IS THERE A MORE BIBLICAL NAME THEN THAT???) IT WAS AWESOME HE IS A GOOD KID, HIS PARENTS ARE GOING TO GET BAPTIZED REAL SOON.

CHIFLON DEL DIABLO.






















WE WENT INTO A MINE, THAT IS UNDER DE SEA, THE ONLY MINE OF COAL UNDER THE SEA THAT DOES TOURS, AND ITS HERE IN CHILE, WE WENT AS A ZONE, THE MINE WAS CLOSED DOWN CAUSE OF A HUGE ACCIDENT BACK IN 1997 EVER SINCE ITS JUST A TOUR MINE!!! IT WAS SO AWESOME, WE WHERE ABOUT 3 KILOMETERS UNDER THE SEA, IT WAS SUCH A SWEET EXPERIENCE!!! (the weird pic where iam sitting is where the workers used to do their biological needs. CHU UNDERSTAND!!!!)

MESA MISIONAL


IN OUR ZONE WE DECIDED TO DO A MESA MISIONAL ONCE A MONTH AT THE FERIA, WE WENT THIS SATURDAY AND WE TALKED TO AROUND 300 PEOPLE IN LIKE 1 HOUR, OUR SISTER MISSIONARIES SUNG CHRISTMAS HYMNS, AND WELL WE TALKED TO EVERYBODY THAT WAS INTERESTED, WE HAD A BIG POSTER THAT SAID ( WHAT DO MORMONS BELIEVE IN?) ALOT OF PEOPLE WISHED TO KNOW MORE AND WE GOT THEIR REFERENCES. IT WAS ALOT OF FUN.

Monday, November 30, 2009

BAPTISM!!!!




WE HAD THE BAPTISM OF ANGIE YESTERDAY!!! OPPOSITION STARTED TO SHOW SINCE THE BEGINNING IT STARTED TO RAIN HARD, THEN SHE CAME TO CHURCH GIVING US NEW THAT HER UNCLE HAD DIED!!!! SHE WAS REALLY DOWN, WE TALKED WITH HER FOR A COUPLE OF MINUTES AND WHEN WE GOT DONE TALKING SHE SAID: IAM GOING TO GET BAPTIZED TODAY, LATER ON HER MEMBER FAMILY SUNG A SPECIAL HYMN FOR HER WHICH MADE US ALL CRY!! THE SPIRIT WAS PRESENT ALL THROUGH THE MEETING, I THANK GOD FOR BEING A MISSIONARY AND BEING ABLE TO FEEL THE THINGS I HAVE FELT SO FAR IN MY MISSION.

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!


SO HERE IN CHILE, OBVIOUSLY THEY DONT CELEBRATE THANKSGIVING, SO IT WAS A NORMAL DAY FOR US, WE HAD CONFERENCE BUT NOTHING SPECIAL WAS MADE FOR THE MISSIONARIES, SO ELDER PAGE AND I CELEBRATED EATING SOME SANDWICHES AND JUICE, IT WAS SIMPLE, BUT HONESTLY IAM GO GRATEFUL FOR EVERYTHING!!!! I MISS ALOT OF THINGS IN THE MISSION AND WELL EVERYTHING I MISS IAM GRATEFUL FOR!!!!

Monday, November 23, 2009

LEADERSHIP MEETING




WE WENT TO LEADERSHIP MEETING UP IN CHILLAN ON FRIDAY TO MEET UP WITH PRESIDENT AND WELL I GOT TO SEE ELDER WORKMAN, AND ALSO I RODE ON MY FAVORITE BUS, THE BATMAN BUS.

ELDER PAGE


MY COMP IS ELDER PAGE, HE IS FROM IDAHO, WE GET ALONG WAY GOOD AND WE ARE JUST GETTING READY FOR THE GOOD STUFF IN ANDALIEN. (I TOOK THIS PIC REAL QUICK JUST BARELY AT THE CYBER. THATS WHY ITS CRAPPY)

GOODBYE ANTARTICA CHILENA




CAMBIOS HAPPENED, AND WELL I GOT TRANSFERED OUT OF CHILLAN AFTER BEING THERE FOR 13 MONTHS OF MY MISSION AND NOW IAM IN CONCEPCION CITY!!! LIFE HERE IS WAY FAST, THE PLACE WHERE WE LIVE IN AWESOME CAUSE WE LIVE WITH MEMBERS AND THEY JUST FEED US HAHAHA, SO I GOTTA MAKE SURE NOT TO EAT TO MUCH. THE MEMBERS IN THE WARD HELP OUT ALOT WITH EVERYTHING THAT WE NEED. I WAS SAD THOUGH TO LEAVE ANTARTICA, IT GREW INTO ME AND I WILL MISS ALL MY CONVERTS AND MEMBERS OUT THERE. HERE IS A PIC OF THE LAST DISTRICT PIC.

Monday, November 9, 2009

BAPTISMS!!!











THIS SUNDAY WE HAD TWO BAPTISMS, OF LUIS AND HIS AUNT MIRIAM, WE FOUND THEM DOING LESS ACTIVE VISITS, IAM SO HAPPY FOR THIS TWO BAPTISMS CAUSE THEIR WHOLE FAMILY IS GOING TO CHURCH AND ARE JUST ENJOYING THE GOSPEL TO ITS FULLEST, I HAVE GAINED A TESTIMONY, TO GO AND HELP THE PEOPLE THAT HAVE FALLEN AWAY AND BRING THEM BACK, CAUSE THEY WILL COME BACK STRONGER THEN EVER. I LOVE THIS FAMILY, THEY ARE AWESOME AND THEY HAVE TAUGHT ME HOW BEING HUMBLE AND WILLING TO THE LORDS WAY IS THE ONLY WAY TO GO.

BBQ COI--HUECO











STULL AND I WENT UP TO COIHUECO TODAY AND HUNG OUT WITH RAWE AND BARTON, WE JUST WENT A BIT UP AND MADE A BBQ BY THIS LAKE, IT WAS WAY FUN, WE CHASED SHEEP AROUND, TOOK PICS, AND WE EVEN CARVED OUR INITIALS ON A BIG TREE FOR OUR POSTERITY TO SEE LATER ON HAHAHA. IT WAS FUN.

Monday, November 2, 2009

BILL GATES THE FIFTH!!!! YUUU KNOW!!!


RAWE AND I ALWAYS EAT BILL GATES WEN WE HAVE A MINI CAMBIO, EXCEPT THIS ONE MADE HIM STAY IN BED FOR A WHOLE DAY THE NEXT DAY!!!! HE GOT SICK AND I HAD TO STAY IN COIHUECO TO TAKE CARE OF HIM. KEEPING TRADITIONS GOT ITS PRICE.

DAY OF THE DEAD!!!


ONE OF OUR CONVERTS MOM HAS A FLOWER SHOP, AND SHE NEEDED HELP CLEANING UP AND GETTING READY FOR THAT DAY!!! WE WENT AND HELPED HER CLEAN FLOWERS, I DIDNT KNOW CLEANING UP FLOWERS AND TAKING CARE OF THEM WAS JUST A HARD TASK!!! SHE LOVED THE HELP WE BROUGHT HER. HERE IS A PICTURE OF ME AND HER WHEN WE GOT DONE AND HAD THE FLOWERS ALL READY FOR THE NEXT DAY.