Latest Posts on The Returned Missionary

DOs and DON’Ts for Recent RMs – Video

DOs and DON’Ts for Recent RMs – Video

Returning home from your mission can be an exhilarating experience, but it can also be a stressful one.  Here are some tips from five RMs on how to make transitioning to post-mission life a positive experience! DOs and DON’Ts for Recently Returned Missionaries Casey, Ireland Dublin Mission Interview Highlights Study the […]

by × February 9, 2014 × 0 comments
10 Fictional Characters Who Will Change Your Life Forever

10 Fictional Characters Who Will Change Your Life Forever

Sometimes I sit and think about the great men and women (and lions) I would like to sit down and talk with in heaven. Here is a list of ten with whom this fantasy will never be possible. They are still alive though – inside of me. And each has […]

by × February 2, 2014 × 6 comments
6 Things “Repentance” does NOT Mean

6 Things “Repentance” does NOT Mean

Repentance I think most people don’t repent because they don’t really know what that word means. Well, here are 6 things that repentance does NOT mean. Too many people never experience the happiness that comes from repentance because they think THIS is what it DOES mean. With Inigo Montoya I […]

by × January 13, 2014 × 65 comments
7 Enemies to Reaching your Potential

7 Enemies to Reaching your Potential

Happy New Year! Why do great people change the world? Why do some people succeed and others just float along in life. Why are some people rich and most people not? I don’t know. BUT, most people who make an impact in this world have a grasp on their enemies […]

by × January 1, 2014 × 6 comments
Did I Make a Difference on my Mission?

Did I Make a Difference on my Mission?

Did I Really Make a Difference? It was about a year after my mission and I was stressed in school, working, and I overheard some RM’s talking about how they are still in touch with people they taught in their mission and how they were planning to go to back […]

by × December 8, 2013 × 4 comments
14 Reasons Why Happy People are Happy

14 Reasons Why Happy People are Happy

You may have read our article on 6 things you DON’T need to be happy. Well, here are some reasons why the happiest returned missionaries, (and most people) are the way they are. I’m not saying that you have to have all of these to be happy, but I am […]

by × December 5, 2013 × 2 comments
21 Things Anyone Can be Happy About (No-Brainer Gratitude)

21 Things Anyone Can be Happy About (No-Brainer Gratitude)

Gratitude is just choosing to be happy about things. Below is a small list of 21 things that anyone can be happy about. Gratitude is good for you. It’s more healthy for your heart than Cheerios. It naturally provides you with the same hormone as Prozac. 1 Grateful people are happy people. […]

by × November 28, 2013 × 4 comments
6 Reasons Why Sisters *Should* Serve a Mission

6 Reasons Why Sisters *Should* Serve a Mission

I am a fan of social media. And if we’re being honest, fan is not a strong enough word. But if we’re also being honest, I’ll say that I hate social media fads passionately.  Like the giraffe profile photos, or if one million people like this, my husband will let […]

by × November 23, 2013 × 0 comments
3 Habits From Your Mission Worth Keeping

3 Habits From Your Mission Worth Keeping

As a full time missionary you developed many habits that helped you share the gospel more effectively.  These habits ranged from how you managed your time, to the very way you said your prayers.  These were the daily ins and outs of the life of a missionary. Many of these […]

by × November 20, 2013 × 0 comments
Obedience: A Lifelong Quest

Obedience: A Lifelong Quest

Obedience is Fundamental in Performing Miracles No principle receives more attention in the mission field than obedience. The words obedience and obey appear in the Missionary Handbook no fewer than twenty times. In Preach My Gospel they appear 95 times. A missionary zone conference that does not include some discussion of […]

by × November 19, 2013 × 4 comments