Lesson #2: Always Be Kind

There is a hymn that is seldom¬†sung at church called “All Creatures of Our God and King.” It’s one of my favorite songs.¬†The first stanza says, “All creatures of our God and King/Lift up your voices and with us sing/Alleluia, alleluia . . .” Every time I hear this song, I always think of Shurleah. […]

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His Plan A

This is the week that I would be returning home from my mission. In fact, it would be this Thursday that I would be walking off the plan and seeing my family for the first time in 18 months. But seven months ago, I came home early. My health wasn’t going to allow me to […]

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Lesson #1: Always Be Grateful

Before I dive into this post, I need to reiterate two things: [ONE] West Virginia is my favorite place in the entire world. If I could, I would go back there in a heart beat. The ward, Mill Creek, changed my life. Looking back at the two transfers and a week that I was there, […]

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Lessons from Shurleah

Me, Shurleah, and Sister M. This is my favorite picture from my mission. This beautiful woman in the middle is Shurleah. Shurleah’s story is incredible and changed my entire life for the better. I can honestly say that I would not be who I am today without her. Sounds super cheesy but it’s true. There […]

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