With the announcement from President Thomas S. Monson about the lowering the eligibility age to serve a mission, my need to start a blog got a lot more... rushed since I want to go on a mission as soon as possible. Seeing as I have never used this program, I figured I should probably get used to how it works otherwise my posts might end up a little jumbled and confusing.
Anyway, when we heard the announcement from President Monson I felt a lot like the kid in this picture and I'm pretty sure I looked like that too. (Mouth and everything I might add) After the initial shock wore off, (a couple hours later) it felt right that I need to serve a mission as soon as possible and that is just what I plan to do.
The two big things that need to happen before I can leave are:
- Be ordained an elder (interview on the 14th of Oct 2012 and ordination on the 21st Oct 2012)
- Mission papers turned in (only a couple doctors appointments and a of couple forms)
Everything is starting to fall into place and its really exciting because it won't be long before I get my call to serve and then not long after that I'll be in the mission field.
I can honestly say that I am excited to serve the Lord by serving a mission to share the gospel with His children where ever I am sent. I know that the work done by missionaries is very important and I hope I can be an effective tool in the Lords hands to spread the gospel.
Thanks for reading my post and I will keep posting my experiences and progress leading up to my mission and eventually the mission itself.