Dear Family and Friends, Well, here it is… Two years later. The last mission email. It is so hard to know that I will be leaving soon, but I am full of gratitude and joy because of all the wonderful experiences and people I have met. More about that later, but for now here is… Read More The LAST EMAIL: I can not deny what I have experienced and what I have felt to be true. God and Jesus Christ live, they communicate with us, and I will be eternally grateful for my mission.
Dear Family and Friends, I can’t believe it is March… Things are starting to warm up here in the Czech Republic, grass is showing up in small patches, tulips are poking up through the dirt, and the trees are starting to get a bit more color. In fact, it was warm enough for Elder Swink… Read More I know that as we think less and pray more those things that are most important in our lives will work out . . .
Dear Family and Friends, Another whirlwind of a week… I can’t believe it is already Saturday, but this past week was absolutely amazing. Here is the day by day: Sunday, February 19: We went to church and had a wonderful meeting, and I was translating for most of the blocks again. After we went and did… Read More I love my Heavenly Father and the gift he gave me to chose positivity every day . . .
Dear Family and Friends, Two years today! I have been gone two years today! It has been quick, and I am a mix of emotions about hitting that milestone… But I am so grateful for these past two years and every wonderful experience that has come with them. Anywho, let the bonus round begin! Here is… Read More We are on day 5 right now, but already I have seen the difference it is making in my prayers . . .
Dear Family and Friends, Another fast paced week over here. I honestly can’t believe how quick the past month or so has flown by on my mission. I only expect it to keep whipping by. Anywho, here is the weekly rundown: Sunday, February 5 : Was great! Our friend Michael came to church and had… Read More “What I mean is, do you hope all we have taught you is true? Do you hope there is a God that loves you? Do you hope that you can have a family that will be together forever? Do you hope you can overcome who you were and become something greater than you are? Do you hope you can have a joy that burns so fervently in you that no darkness can overshadow it?”
Dear Family and Friends, Wow…. This week has been insane… I have no clue how else to describe it… So here is the day by day: Sunday, January 29th: We went to church, and right after we left and took the sacrament to a sick member with the Office Elders. Then we were off, and we… Read More I now this is the Lord’s work. The urgency of it burns in my chest . . .
Dear Family and Friends, So this past week, once again, has flown by… I feel like this past week has been a dream. So much going on with trainings and plans for the coming year. Here is the day by day: Sunday, January 22: We went to church, and we spent most of our time… Read More as we give him the same priority he gives us, we will be eternally happy