Nov 15, 2012

Should I Serve a Mission?


"Who Knoweth Whether Thou Art Called to the Kingdom at Such a Time as This"

What is a mission like?

My daughter who is currently serving a mission wrote a letter home to her sisters to help them prepare to possibly serve a  mission as well.
This is a great letter that could help you if you are also thinking of serving.

  • It is hard! Physically, mentally, and emotionally. You won't understand this fully until you are out on your mission.
  • None of your time is yours, it all belongs to the Lord.
  • The greatest 18 months of your life.
  • A great preparation for life and marriage

 * Remember that a mission is a Priesthood responsibility.  Young Women can serve, and make great missionaries, however, it may or may not be in the plan for your life. You need to find out!

How do I know if  I  should serve a mission?

What should I specifically do to prepare?

  • Go and do as Enos did and pour out your whole soul unto him with all sincerity of heart truly desiring to know.
  • Make Preach my Gospel part of your daily study
  • Be familiar with where scripture stories are
  • Memorize scriptures: scripture masteries, and scriptures that mean something to you personally
Pray about it!  Follow your Patarchal Blessing [recieve one if you don't]! 
 Prepare as if you were going, then no matter what happens, you will be ready.