This week I had the incredible experience of watching General Conference in the MTC. Despite the hard MTC chairs, each session seemed to fly by as I listened intently to the inspired messages that were delivered. One of my favorite addresses came from Elder Yoon Hwan Choi of the Seventy. Of the many great principles … Continue reading Look Up
A whole month down. That seems so crazy to me. It feels like a lifetime and a day at the very same moment. The strangest experience is to see the new missionaries. To them I'm an old veteran, but as I explain to them how each day is planned out and help them find where … Continue reading A Whole Month Later
Today marks the end of my third week in the MTC, which represents about one third of my total time here. It's incredible to think of how much has happened in such a short space of time. Each day I learn so much and yet it still feels like I'm wasting time. I feel like I'm really … Continue reading “O ye that embark”
Hey guys! I'm still amazed at how much can happen in a day here. From 6:10 to 10:30 it's a constant stream of wonderful experiences, fast-paced classroom study, and unceasing spiritual instruction. It's wonderful. Just a quick point about Lithuanian. I was blessed to study Mandarin Chinese for 7 years of my public school experience. … Continue reading How Much Can you Learn in a Day?
Hey guys! I'm loving my time in the MTC. This is such a wonderful place and I'm constantly reminded of its consecrated nature. The Spirit is such a powerful influence here. Our first few days was a crazy flurry of activity, and I felt like everything I did was just one long train of following … Continue reading Missionary Training Center Week 1 – “as little children”