It's been quite a while since I last posted and let me tell you, my life has changed quite a bit since the last post.
- I'm back home
- I no longer live in California
- I have a new job which sometimes I feel like I live there
- There's no more missionary countdown
- I'm actually dating someone new that happened very unexpectedly
- I'm not a hermit anymore (why didn't someone pull me out sooner!?)
- One of my best friends still lives in a whole different state then me
- I'm still waiting around to go back to school
Am I okay with the fact that my life has gone through some major changes the past 6 months? Completely! I wouldn't change any of it. Every up, every down.. all meant something to me or taught me something new. I'm constantly living in a learning experience and I couldn't be happier.
Life wouldn't be the same without great friends who I know always have my back no matter what we've been through; old and new friends that make life 10 times more
Having a loving family that supports me in whatever I do. Family makes the best of friends and no I'm not biased, I simply just have the
I'm ever so grateful for the fact the Lord works in mysterious ways and although life can change and be hard,
change can also be one of our greatest blessings.
I couldn't be happier with how sometimes one thing falls apart so that something better can fall together.
I've always said that waiting for a missionary is something I would never recommend to someone or wish for someone to go through, but I also wouldn't change all that I learned through my experience of doing so.
I learned a great deal, not only about myself but about this simply amazing gospel that we are all so blessed to be a part of.
Things happen when you least expect them to is an understatement for how this incredible guy came into my life.
In just 3 short months, Tyler has certainly made an impact on my life for the better...has it really only been 3 months!? Not only can I call him the best boyfriend a girl can get, but I can honestly call him my best friend.
Thank you Ty for making me want to be better, constantly making me smile, and being a champ and taking in not only mine, but my family's craziness as well.
As Elder Carl B. Cook says,
"We will come to realize that most of what we worry about is not of eternal significance—and if it is, the Lord will help us."
Ty quickly learned that I'm a worrier...I stress over the little things and sometimes I just can't help it. But with his great example to me, I'm slowing learning to just let things go.
"Experience has taught me that if we, like President Monson, exercise our faith and look to God for help, we will not be overwhelmed with the burdens of life. We will not feel incapable of doing what we are called to do or need to do. We will be strengthened, and our lives will be filled with peace and joy....But we must have the faith to look up and the courage to follow His direction."
Just like Elder Cook says, we simply must have faith in the Lord and things will work out how they're supposed to. I know the Lord has placed people in my life just when I needed them. Not only to help guide and direct me, but to help make my life feel complete.
He blessed me with a wonderful boyfriend that has already taught me so much in 3 short and sweet months...who knows what's to come in the future?
A special thank you to not only you Tyler Munk, but to all of my incredible family as well who are constantly leading examples to me and show me how to love more and more each day. My heart is full of gratitude and I can't thank my loving Heavenly Father enough for blessing me with such a blessed life!!