Let's be honest. If your papers are in or your call has been assigned, the following has crossed your mind at least once: "I really hope I don't have a crazy companion." Well, you probably will have at least one. #reality But every RM has been there and I've yet to hear of a a missionary being … Continue reading Getting Along with Companions: Tips and tricks for future missionaries
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I was recently asked what surprised me the most about becoming a missionary. My answer was NOT how much I loved street contacting, or being rejected. It was something that completely blindsided me. It was love. I knew it was important to love the people you served, love your companion, love the members of the … Continue reading Blindsided
It can be absolutely agonizing. Take it from me, friends, the decision to go on a mission was the hardest one I've ever made. But the greatest. Hands down. Times a billion. For those of you who are still wrestling with yourselves, and perhaps God, (Enos 1, anyone?) we'll turn to some advice from some … Continue reading Making the call: Sister Holbrook
Missionary work. What's the first thing that comes to your mind? Black name tag? Mid-calf skirt? Seeing the light of the gospel permeate the eyes of your investigator? All great things. Well, the mid-calf skirts are debatable. But did you think about the cost of serving? Most of the time, that's one of the last … Continue reading The green stuff
I recently received a Facebook message from a girl who got her mission call to Montana. Now, don't think I'm biased, but this is the greatest mission in the world. (The secret's out. That's where I served.) She had a lot of basic questions for me, and was coincidentally, my inspiration for this blog. So thanks, Sister … Continue reading To bring, or not to bring
So you're serving a mission. Kind of a big deal. Actually it's a huge deal. And if you are anything like I was nearly four years ago you're probably freaking out right now. Well fear not. That's where the blog comes in. Get ready for nearly everything you need to know about preparing for life … Continue reading Welcome to the blog!