Then I somehow found myself reporting to the MTC, and even right before that, I had some second thoughts. Would I really do this? Would I really serve a mission? Well, I knew that getting dropped off at the MTC would be the only thing that brought me peace, so I at least reported.
Man, missions are great. Man, life is just great. Man, GOD IS JUST GREAT!
But seriously, there is only good and happiness ahead if we let ourselves make the good and happy choices. I have been reading the Chronicles in the Old testament a lot lately and I just love the stories of the old Kings of Israel and Judah and their examples. One I read about lately was king Hezekiah and I love his story. There is a certain point in Chapter 32 where the Assyrians are coming against them, but Hezekiah just totally keeps his cool. He does what he can to protect his people and then he tells them this:
I love you all so much! The work goes forward, there are miracles happening here in Singen, in Costa Rica, and all over the world!