Don’t Doubt Your Decision.

To all of the future missionaries, missionaries, and everyone who doubts the divine feeling of love and inspiration from God. I have one thing to say.

DON’T.

When you feel peace and complete love in any deciding factor, it’s from God. I had to remind myself of this very thing over and over and over. Before I was set apart I would constantly ask myself, “Why did I decide to do this?” “Can I do this?” “Is it worth it?”

I remember so vividly reading my inspired call from God as to where I would spend the next 18 months of my life. I had high expectations….France, Italy, Sweden….bleh bleh blah. I’d spend night after night telling the Lord “send me here, send me there…. I promise I’ll work really hard!”

I had no Idea I could fall in love with Washington before I’d even see it.

Yes it’s not some foreign place with history and crazy stories, but it’s where the Lord needs me.

I promise it’s true, the Lord qualifies who he calls. We have brothers and sisters that need our love. Maybe one day you see someone on the street who was just praying for comfort.

I promise that missions are the best thing in the world, they are truly inspired from the heart of the Lord. A mission will teach you patience, charity, love, companionship, hard work, and last and the greatest….It will teach you the value of having the gospel of Jesus Christ in your life.

Let us keep in mind one most important thing.

“Our greatest responsibility is to preach the gospel”

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Being Set Apart- October 3rd 2013

I was set apart on October 3rd, 2013 at 5:30pm in the Relief Society room at the Stake center. President Christiansen conducted. My dad gave the opening prayer. President Hurst bore his testimony and quoted..

D&C 4:

President Hurst gave the most awesome blessing.

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D&C 4: 1 Now behold, a amarvelous work is about to come forth among the children of men.

 2 Therefore, O ye that embark in the aservice of God, see that ye bserve him with all your heart, might, mind and strength, that ye may stand cblameless before God at the last day.

 3 Therefore, if ye have desires to serve God ye are acalled to the work;

 4 For behold the afield is white already to bharvest; and lo, he that thrusteth in his sickle with his might, the same layeth up in cstore that he perisheth not, but bringeth salvation to his soul;

 5 And afaith, bhope, ccharity and dlove, with an eeye single to the fglory of God, gqualify him for the work.

 6 Remember faith, avirtue, knowledge, btemperance, cpatience, dbrotherly ekindness, fgodliness, charity, ghumility, hdiligence.

 7 aAsk, and ye shall receive; bknock, and it shall be opened unto you. Amen.

The days go on

I can feel satan’s influence pretty strong as of late. Its super annoying, discouraging, and frightening. I have been striving to feel the spirit more, and instead of letting myself doubt and feel the lack of Gods love- to find places in my life and/or situation in which Gods love prevails over all.

Between injuries, doubting and pure idiocy, I’m hoping I can live for the next 2 weeks haha.

It doesn’t matter how scared I am, how worried I am or that I feel so uneducated. It truly is a testament that God doesn’t pick and choose favorites or that he always gives us what we want. I know my call is exactly where I need to be and I L O V E it!

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So….. I decided today that the world sucks.

pollution.

fighting.

judgment.

racism.

over-reacting.

Even in our own beloved MERICA!

The debate over the nationality and race of the Miss America winner, the Syria debate and other lame things.

When did we decide it was okay not to believe in God.

When did we decided it was okay to belittle people.

When decided it was okay for us to bully.

I read the other day that another teen girl committed suicide because of girls bullying her via the internet. Sad Day.

Society tells us- be skinny. be happy. show bones. wear make up. pose this way. do this.

Well society….NO.

I will be awesome, I will be amazing.