There was never any question that Jake would serve a full-time mission. Excitedly, he opened his call in front of family and friends and learned he would serve for two years in South Carolina.
However, things didn’t go as plan. This new and powerful Mormon Message released by the Church tells Jake’s story as he struggles with depression and coming home early.
“What God asks us is, ‘How are you gong to get up and move on? How are you going to become a better person? Are you willing to let Me in to help you through this process?’ If we can just answer yes… we can be lifted to such unimaginable heights,” Jake says. Watch the entire video below.
Aleah is a graduate of Southern Virginia University, where she studied English, Creative Writing, and Dance. She now works full time as a marketing and product manager, writer, and editor. Aleah served a mission in California and loves baking, Lang Leav poetry, Gaynor Minden pointe shoes, and Bollywood movies.