Category Archives: MTC

I’m ouuta here!

August 24, 2015 Well, I’m officially counting down the hours before I leave, and it is definitely time. Here are three reasons I know it’s time to go. Last night, Elder Steven B. Allen, head of the Missionary Department spoke … Continue reading

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My bowels, my bowels…I cannot hold my peace!

August 17, 2015 The most exciting part of this week was receiving our travel plans. Things finally feel real. We were expecting them on Friday night and were surprised to get them that afternoon. One week from tomorrow we report … Continue reading

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Elder Nelson visits the MTC!

August 10, 2015 Holy smokes! This has been quite the incredible week at the MTC. So I’ll just start this bad boy off with a bang. For weeks there have been rumors flying around that we were having an Apostle … Continue reading

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What Sam has in common with Iron Man, Star-Lord, Aragorn, and Han Solo

August 3, 2015 Hello all! So I’m pretty sure this was my like sixth birthday in a row away from home. Haha. And I’m definitely going to make it a seventh with next year’s. Luckily though it was an awesome … Continue reading

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Getting held back at the MTC

July 27, 2015 Nĭménhăo everyone! I hope you all are doing well! This week was definitely the most frustrating one that I’ve had since I’ve been here but it was also super rewarding! I’ll go over the rough parts real … Continue reading

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Kicked a mouse through the goalpost of life!

July 20, 2015 Da jia hao! So I just realized as I woke up this morning that this is my fourth email home. Can you believe I’ve been in here almost one month! I guess time flies when you’re having … Continue reading

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“Behold this is my midget. Hear him!”

July 13, 2015 Dear family: The third week of my mission is almost in the books and time is still flying by. I’m loving every second of my mission, even the hard parts. I’m learning so much! Let me share … Continue reading

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