The privilege of being the first story shared on Early Returned Honor goes to my good friend, Hayley. Hayley, thanks so much for being willing to share your story with us. Continue reading
This was originally published on my personal blog in November.
In my religion class, we have lengthy responses to the topic for the class period. One I was working on this week really hit home to me.
To understand, we’re going to need some backstory!!! Continue reading
Another personal blog post.
The MTC wasn’t the happiest experience of my life. I got sick enough with the flu that they almost took me to the emergency room and I was quarantined in the dorm room for about a week. My companion and I (had a little bit of trouble adjusting to being constant companions 24/7. I was overwhelmed at the idea of even being a missionary and needing to talk to people. And it was exhausting. Somehow in all of the talk about missions I had ever heard, I didn’t remember anyone telling me how exhausting and difficult the MTC would be. Most of the time I felt like I needed to have windshield wipers installed on my eyeballs because I was either crying for frustration with myself for not being able to teach, frustration at being sick, or frustration that comes from exhaustion or crying because I was experiencing some of the most beautiful spiritual moments I had had up until that point of my life. The whole experience was a whirlwind. Some of it I don’t remember. Some moments I can picture as clear as if they happened five minutes ago. Continue reading