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. [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]