When I left on my mission I took a picture on my Macbook like the picture directly to the left. It was in essence saying goodbye to a stage of life and hello to a new place of learning and growth. This is a picture of me today, saying goodbye to the city of Chicago.
It has been two years full of growth, it has stretched my faith, and I feel it has made my family grow stronger. The lessons learned are so numerous, but the main lesson we have come away learning is that when we are obedient to God's will He will never
I know that God hears our prayers, that He has a personal plan for everyone. We came to Chicago because of a still-small voice that whispered it was the right place for our family. I believe that God sent us here, to this exact location, to meet exact people, to learn exact things, and to experience something integral to whom we need to become in this life. Through obedience to His will we found strength and unity as a family. By keeping the commandments of God we were kept safe, fortified, and happy amongst sacrifice.
We are not going far, just an hour away, but it will be a world away from this Chicago life. I look forward to the future, understanding that no matter where our family lives we will still be the same people, living the same commandments, and following the same God. I know that He will never leave us.
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