Preparing Emotionally for Missionary Service

Elder Robert K. Wagstaff wrote an excellent Ensign article on preparing  emotionally for a mission, based on this statement by Elder Perry: “Missionary service is emotionally demanding. Your support system is going to be withdrawn from you as you leave home and go out into the world. … There will be days of rejection and disappointment. Read more about Preparing Emotionally for Missionary Service[…]

Free Newsletter for Prospective and Current LDS Missionaries

Would you like a free missionary newsletter emailed to you each month?  The newsletter is entitled Be Prepared: A Newsletter for Prospective & Current LDS Missionaries.  If so, please send me your name and email address (or that of your missionary son or daughter) to vfulmer@facebook.com   Your name and email address will be kept Read more about Free Newsletter for Prospective and Current LDS Missionaries[…]

Frugal Uses for Baking Soda

Frugal Uses for Baking Soda[1] (As found in the June 2013 issue of Be Prepared:  A Newsletter for Prospective & Current LDS Missionaries) Kitchen Care with Baking Soda 1.  Remove stains on counter with baking soda and a little hot water mixed together. 2.  Give cutting boards regular, deep cleaning to keep them from contamination.  Spread Read more about Frugal Uses for Baking Soda[…]

Be Prepared – A Newsletter for Prospective and Current LDS Missionaries (March 2013 Issue)

What an exciting time we live in brothers & sisters! The age for missionaries has been lowered to 18 for men & 19 for women.  A new MTC will be created in Mexico City.  “Some of the 347 existing missions will be divided to form an additional 58 missions.  These creations will bring the total Read more about Be Prepared – A Newsletter for Prospective and Current LDS Missionaries (March 2013 Issue)[…]

Be Prepared – A Newsletter for Prospective & Current LDS Missionaries (Feb. 2013 issue)

Be  Prepared  – A Newsletter for Prospective and Current LDS Missionaries ©   –  February 2013                                                                               Read more about Be Prepared – A Newsletter for Prospective & Current LDS Missionaries (Feb. 2013 issue)[…]

Missionary Health Preparation

“Physical and mental preparation should begin at least two years before a full-time mission. . . Today about 3 percent of missionaries have their missions shortened by either physical or mental health problems. Losing three out of 100 missionaries may not seem like very many. But to the individual and his or her family, having a Read more about Missionary Health Preparation[…]