What Imagine Dragons taught me about eternity

Dear friends, This post is not about missionary work. And yet, it's entirely about missionary work. I hope you take what you need from this snapshot of my life as we all seek to follow Christ more perfectly. This post is for the Hansen family. I became a journalist because of love. Love of storytelling, … Continue reading What Imagine Dragons taught me about eternity

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What a car accident taught me about missionary work

Last night Eric Whitlock and I exited the freeway after a very long, very warm Sunday. In the still of the desert night, when the sun sets and the world begins to cool, Eric and I arrived at the scene of chaos. As we curved with the road, something clearly wasn't right. Hazard lights. Hasty … Continue reading What a car accident taught me about missionary work

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I'm convinced that God is a conspirator. #inthebestwaypossible #andboydoilovehimforit It's happened before, it will happen again. From time to time, the Lord seems to direct all my thoughts, conversations and attention in one direction until I learn an essential "Emmilie Lesson." More often than not, I'm left standing there, all dizzy like, as if  a very blunt … Continue reading Light

Getting Along with Companions: Tips and tricks for future missionaries

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