Things I Learned on My Mission

  • Jesus is sassy.
  • Inspiration from the Spirit is real – trust it will come and don’t over-think it.
  • Faith brings miracles.
  • Remember – people have their agency.
  • How to properly eat an apple.
  • No matter what you do as a missionary, even if it’s not your best, God uses every ounce of your effort for good.
  • No one is perfect, but everyone is trying their best.
  • I like sharing fun-facts.
  • We are instruments in God’s hands, He orchestrates EVERYTHING.
  • How to pray to my Father in Heaven like He is a real person.
  • God does not send us on missions to fail.
  • Expect a miracle.
  • Don’t have guile.
  • I may not be a great top-dog, but I am a pretty great wing-man.
  • Spiritual demolition is necessary and it hurts.
  • When God humbles you, He is merciful and will lift you higher than you were before.
  • You can get along with anyone. It’s a choice.
  • Power comes from reading and knowing the scriptures.
  • Life is so much more enjoyable if you are not judgmental.
  • Love is the key.

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Missions are great.  Give the Lord your all and the Lord will give you more, which is grander than what I’ve listed.  Truth of the matter is – I’m not done growing or learning. My mission has given me tools and experience that will bless the rest of my life and beyond.

It’s good to be home!

 

 

 

 

 

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