Dialogue Out Loud #9: Called Not to Serve by Neal David Silvester

“For so long I’ve been so puffed up by thoughts of my own great potential, that perhaps this is the ultimate lifelong mission God has set for me: a literal call not to serve. Indeed, perhaps it is no longer my stake president, but God himself asking, ‘Neal, how would you feel about not serving that mission and moving on with your life?'”

Neal David Silvester pens this beautiful personal essay about the intersections of mental health and missionary work (or not!)