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Mission: Not Possible (like ever)

Serve a mission? Me? pfft yeah, okay.

“Indisputable Facts”, a novel by yours truly.

  1. Sister Missionaries are the literal worst.
  2. Sister Missionaries come home with “holier than thou” syndrome.
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So...what is a missionary?

Maybe the weirdest, most unexpected part about being a missionary–and what took the longest to adjust to– was all the staring.

For the first few months of my mission, I felt like people were constantly staring at the little black tag on my chest. 752 more words


Church Hurt: Before and After Mormonism

“Church hurt”. I first heard this phrase from Dr. Irance Reddix at St Johns United Methodist in Baltimore. Dr. Reddix is an amazing pastor. She brought me back to God. 1,007 more words


The Warld has Turned and Left Me Here

I’ve lived in the same ward for about 10 years, and made some amazing friends along the way. Not only have these guys been great friends for me personally, they have almost all been married to women who are close friends with my wife AND have children that have formed years-long friendships with my kids. 356 more words


100 Days Left

Well, let’s try this again! I always start a blog but never seem to keep with it. So I finally downloaded an app onto my phone to help me keep up with this! 505 more words

Latter-day Saint

He was a Moroccan in a refugee camp. She was a Mormon volunteer. They fell in love.

Corrections and clarifications: An earlier version of the story below misidentified the school Carly Harris attends. It is the University of Utah.

Carly Harris isn’t sure what she expected to get out of volunteering in a refugee camp in Greece — but she definitely wasn’t expecting a boyfriend. 1,014 more words