The minute I arrived in Uruguay as a missionary, I felt the heavy weight of the challenge that was before me. The life I had lived for the previous 19 years would be extremely different from what I was going to be doing for the next two years. The first big change was how I could carry myself. Pre-mission in the heat of competition, I had a short fuse that would explode at any sign of defeat (Especially when facing my older brother). I could care less who was hurt or offended along the way, I just wanted to win.
Now my main charge was to bring a message of peace, charity and service to the people of Uruguay.