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No matter what happens...

“No matter what happens, travel gives you a story to tell.” (Jewish Proverb) And going from the US Midwest to Germany’s heartland is no different. Can you imagine the poor girl, who thought I ran off with her suitcase at O’Hare International? 2,985 more words

President Russell M. Nelson Ministering to the world

During the recent April 2018 General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the newly sustained prophet and president of the Church invited us to live the gospel by ministering to one another. 757 more words


My Planner System

Depression really sucks, guys. One important thing to know about your depression is your triggers – what can cause your depression to kick in to gear. 1,809 more words

ICYMI: New Book Sneak Peek

I’m writing a book designed to share the experiences and life-transforming lessons from my days as a missionary in South Africa.

If the book is a meal, this excerpt is a first taste of the appetizer. 14 more words

Literary Missionary

(Hindsight is 20/20, but this old letter I wrote to a friend before leaving for the field indicates some foresight…)

Dear Friend,

I am at a bar in the Wonderlands, drinking white wine. 520 more words

Anthropology Friday: Japan part 2

Welcome back to Anthropology Friday. Today we’ll be continuing with Sidney L. Gulick’s Evolution of the Japanese, Social and Psychic, published in 1903. Gulick was a Puritan missionary who moved to Japan shortly after the “opening of Japan” and Meiji Restoration. 2,676 more words


It's feeling like Home

Wow where do I begin? So much has happened which is why this post is super delayed and for that I am super sorry to everyone! 923 more words