EARLY-RETURNED-MISSIONARIES

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Missionary Who Came Home Early Twice Talks Danger of Comparisons, Guilt

by Jason F. Wright | September 5, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In 2015, I wrote about Logan Groll of Winchester, Virginia, who came home from his mission early —twice. Hi...

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Latter-day Saint NFL Player Talks Depression and How God Is Nearby and Anxious to Deliver Us

by LDS Living Staff | August 26, 2019 | Mormon Life

Four months after being drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, NFL kicker Matt Gay has been featured in his f...

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An In-Depth Look Into Why Missionaries Return Home Early + How They Can Find Hope

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Nate Clyde lost 18 pounds in the Missionary Training Center. Suzy Thornock developed an eating disorder a f...

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“I'm Ready to Go Back”: NFL Player Shares His Journey Back to the Church and Temple

by Church News | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

"There were so many things that I was able to learn on my mission that helped me when I started going back ...

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The Scripture That Transformed How This Early Returned Missionary Understood His Worth and God's Love

by Drew Young | Makes You Think Mormon Life

When I returned home early from the mission after two months of service, I was fatigued, ill, and discourag...

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LDS Psychologist: 3 Spiritual Strategies for When Trials Seem Overwhelming

by Dr. David T. Morgan | Makes You Think

When I was younger, I remember hearing people say, “You can do anything you set your mind to.” I quickly fo...

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Church Video Features Raw Story of Crippling Anxiety, Finding God's Grace: "It's Okay to Be Broken"

by LDS Living Staff | From the Church Videos Mormon Life

When Cole experienced crippling anxiety on his mission that kept him from sleeping, he began to pray a...

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13 Tips for Helping Early Returned Missionaries Adjust to Post-Mission Life

by Kristine J. Doty-Yells, PhD | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In 2002, my oldest son returned home from his mission after only five months. I was shocked, confused, and ...

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Our Top 10 Favorite LDS Living Videos from This Year

by LDS Living Staff | Videos Mormon Life

With another year coming to a close, it's time to reflect on the stories that influenced us and showed us t...

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Early Returned Missionary Shares Brutally Honest Story, Powerful Message: Missionaries Who Return Early Are Not 2nd-Class Members

by Kelly Martinez | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Returned Missionary: Early to Home, Pt. 1 – Señor Writes The following has been republished with permission...