Attention: This is a scheduled, pre-written, post. I will be serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Jan. 2017 through Jul. 2018, and will not be checking my blog email, or updating my blog during that time. (I may have some already written posts scheduled go live during that time, but I will not be active on my blog, and those posts will be entirely my own opinion, and not representative of the opinions or stances of the church).
Any book requests or other communication received in that time will not be responded to until after June 2018.
This is a scheduled post. I’m writing this on Nov. 28th, 2016, but by the time you’re reading it, the date will be Jan. 4th, 2017, and I will be entering the Provo Missionary Training Center (MTC) for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (also known as LDS or Mormon). I will be in the MTC for three weeks, to help me become the best missionary I can be. I will spend a total of 18 months serving the Lord in Provo, Utah, and I could not possibly be more excited!
I am ecstatic to be able to share this exciting news with you!
I have been called to serve as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints! I will be serving in the Utah Provo mission for a period of eighteen months, and I will leave Jan. 4th. I’m super excited! Being able to dedicate a year and a half of my life to serving God and His children has been my dream since I was about 6, and by the time you’re reading this, I’ll have already begun to live that dream! I am so thrilled to be able to share the gospel and help show people how much God loves them. This church makes me so happy, all I want is to be able to share that joy with all of God’s children.
P.S. Anyone who’s interested in some more info Can follow these lovely links:
Mormon missionaries: https://www.mormon.org/chat
Six Things You’ve Always Wondered About Mormon Missionaries: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Un9qtWGDPA
Jesus Christ: https://www.mormon.org/beliefs/jesus-christ
The Book of Mormon: https://www.mormon.org/beliefs/book-of-mormon
The Purpose of Life: https://www.mormon.org/beliefs/purpose-of-life
Being a “Mormon”: https://www.mormon.org/beliefs/church-community
Dealing with Depression: https://www.lds.org/youth/article/dealing-with-depression?lang=eng
Other sources: https://www.lds.org/
My Favorite Song about Missionaries: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzLE0W9geVs
As a missionary, I will be completely dedicating my life to serving others and sharing the gospel, and because of that, I will not be checking this blog, posting on this blog, or checking my various email addresses associated with it for the eighteen months I am serving as a missionary. I will try and write as many posts as possible before I leave, so that I can schedule them to go live while I’m gone, but I will not be reading comments / responding to emails / etc., for the next eighteen months!
Thank you all so much for the support over the past 4 years of blogging, I’ve loved every moment of it!
See ya in eighteen!
“And we talk of Christ, we rejoice in Christ, we preach of Christ, we prophesy of Christ, and we write according to our prophecies, that our children may know to what source they may look for a remission of their sins.” – The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ, 2nd Nephi 25: 26