Date

April 5, 2021

Area

Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland

Companion

Simon Schutz

the saddest yeah boii

Elder Easton Peterson
Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Ireland 🇮🇪 Mission
April 2019 - April 2021

Total Companions: 👥 18 (for a week or more)
Total Areas: 🌇 8
KDR: 👹 Eye for an Eye
Killed By: ☠ Elder Schütz



MTC ⛪
#InternalScreamingAndVolleyball

Elder Mattys
#AuzzieAuzzieAuzzie #OiOiOi #PianoProdigy #Adios #ShrimpOnTheBarbie
2 Weeks and 4 Days

Elder McNiff & Elder Lavulo
#TheFirstVisionWorks #MTCTour #ForValhalla!!!
3 Days

Stirling 🏝
#FlagshipOfTheMission #Conner #YourFatherSmeltOfElderberries #KingOfYoutube

Elder Hancock
#IMNOTAHIPSTER #PapaGoatee #DontYouPutThatOnMeRickyBobby #FirstDayBash #TrueBee #WhatEvenIsAKilt #NeedToBreathe #FeelsPlaylist
May 2019 - July 2019

Elder Norris
#BROhemianRhapsody #Birdsflyinghigh #FTC #CalledToSurf #YouWereSupposedToDestoryTheSith #Chilligence #Denim
July 2019 - September 2019

Elder Peterson & Elder White
#WhiteSandwhich #TheDreamTeam #models #thirdwheeling #SimSummit #WeLoveChinese
One Week in September 2019

Foyle (Derry) 🏚
#TheBestPDays

Elder Rogers
#Sevenportalstohell #SatanSmashing #Guacamole #ArchangelBronx #Shiloh #AbandonedFlat #WeAreNOTParkingHere #SevenBlessingsInSevenDays #BigBeastie #Sparky
September 2019 - October 2019

Dundalk🌋
#RefinersFire

Elder De Vals
#IamGroot #MasterChef #DoTheTwist #RuntoDublin #EAAAMON #WhenYouTryYourBestAndYouPlantASeed #HowAreYouKeeping?
October 2019 - January 2020

Elder Walker
#Ladiesman #DeVries #BetterWithSinnFein #IHaveBlackFriends #CigarrettesAndBornAgains #Example #IsThisTheRebuke
#TheCaronapocolypse
January 2020 - March 2020

Clonsilla🏗
#Recovery #ImGonnaGetSoFat

Elder Morales
#ILoveMySpanishComp #SLCBound #QuarantineCompadre #IronChef #Que #1NephiC2V15 #WhyNot? #CookingButInSpanish #Keseso
March 2020 - July 2020

Elder Holton
#CyberSon #ImCountingIt #Zimbabwe #DropkickedToManchester #ILoveMySon
That one Week April 2020

Elder Barquin
#Onions #Maquinita #SpanishPt2 #WowMan #MTCFood #MAQUINITA
July 2020 - August 2020

Elder Johnstun
#ImAMother #AlmostHeavenWestVirgina
August 2020 - September 2020

Terenure🚲
#ILoveDublin

Elder Murphy
#HealthKick #EveryDayIsLegDay #YaGetBooks #Gold
September 2020 - November 2020

Cork 🏞
#PetersonTheTird

Elder Delmonte
#GuidaPorco #BearGryllisDoctrine #MAGIC #GuidaPorco #PorcoGuida #YouWould #WaitIGottaFixMyHair #MagicMan #RubiksCube #MammaMia #FlippingYichan #TheKillersOfCork
November 2020 - January 2021

Waterford 🏖
#ComeBackKidz

Elder Ziegner
#MagicManToo #Genius #burritos? #theflippingvisa #GermanShephard #covid?probably #Checkmate #Prodigy #dear...nevermind #miracletransfer #I'veNeverDoneThatBefore #OHBUTHEDID
January 2021 - February 2021

Bangor 💥
#GoingOutWithABang

Elder Schütz
#Revelations #AThirdMagicMan #twogermans? #outsidetime #bikes #webedying #WaitWhosDying? #ALittleOverAYear #OldestMissionariesAnybody? #TheSkateboarder
February 2021 - April 2021


Honorary Companions

Elder George #DayOneHomieG
Sister Williams #DayOneHomieG
Elder Parrott #ThePerfectMan
Elder Jensen #DeepTalks #"MarryMySister"
Elder Baldwin #FancyHair
Elder Parker #CountryBoii
Elder Pay #Homie
Elder Em. Peterson #SoManyExchanges
Elder McRoberts #TheGodfather
Elder Spendlove #JuicyJay
Elder Long #ILoveYouMan
Elder Lewis #IWould
"Elder" Balfour #WhatEvenIsAKilt
Elder Lo Monaco #InstaKing
"Elder" Pro Adams #ReferralsForDays
Elder Shannon #London
Elder Cooper #YouWould
Elder Mauro #MerryCrisis
Elder Moroni #AlphaMale
Elder Bolton #FairlyLocal

One Last Time

My dear Beloved Elders and Sisters, life be stupid crazy.

Don't be like me and worry about it all the time.

Just enjoy the ride.

With much love,
Elder E. Peterson


Okay but seriously, there are so many things that I've learned on my mission. I could type out an entire flipping novel on a few hundred little things, a few hundred big things, and a few hundred of the most important things, but 1. I don't have enough time for that, nor would I want to have enough time for that, and 2. You probably wouldn't even wanna read it all. So, here's the power statements:

1. God is incredibly real, and loves us a ridiculous amount.
2. Jesus Christ is His Son, who allows us to not only return to God to receive an eternity of happiness, but allows us to feel little foretastes of that same joy here on earth.
3. This is His church, restored by a prophet, just like in them old days, which allows us to do what we need to do & make the promises we need to make to get back to Him.
4. This life is meant to be joyful, even during the craptacular times. Through our struggles, we can feel joy, enduring joy, if we turn to God.
5. The Book of Mormon is evidence of all of this. You want peace? Read it. You want to know God? Read it. You want to live with the people you love forever? READ IT. And then? Pray about it. Simple formula, and you can know it's true.

I am so grateful for the short time I was able to spend here in the SIM, as it has not only made me a better man, but a better disciple of Jesus Christ. I am grateful as well for each of you, for your examples to me and your help that you've given, even if just by example, to make me a better person. I am so grateful to the amazing people of Scotland, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland, which have shown me such incredible love and taught me so many valuable lessons. I am grateful to the ward back home that supported me and got me here! I am grateful for my friends, both on the mission and off, who have made life so much sweeter. I am so incredibly grateful for my parents, for their love, kindness, and constant support. And I am eternally grateful to my Father in Heaven which put me here, at this place and time, to be able to come in contact with all these wonderful, beautiful souls.

To whomever is reading this, God bless you.

For one last spiritual thought, I turn to the testimony of Ammon, found in Alma 26:

27 Now when our hearts were depressed, and we were about to turn back, behold, the Lord comforted us, and said: Go amongst thy brethren, the Lamanites, and bear with patience thine afflictions, and I will give unto you success.

28 And now behold, we have come, and been forth amongst them; and we have been patient in our sufferings, and we have suffered every privation; yea, we have traveled from house to house, relying upon the mercies of the world—not upon the mercies of the world alone but upon the mercies of God.

29 And we have entered into their houses and taught them, and we have taught them in their streets; yea, and we have taught them upon their hills; and we have also entered into their temples and their synagogues and taught them; and we have been cast out, and mocked, and spit upon, and smote upon our cheeks; and we have been stoned, and taken and bound with strong cords, and cast into prison; and through the power and wisdom of God we have been delivered again.

35 Now have we not reason to rejoice? Yea, I say unto you, there never were men that had so great reason to rejoice as we, since the world began; yea, and my joy is carried away, even unto boasting in my God; for he has all power, all wisdom, and all understanding; he comprehendeth all things, and he is a merciful Being, even unto salvation, to those who will repent and believe on his name.

36 Now if this is boasting, even so will I boast; for this is my life and my light, my joy and my salvation, and my redemption from everlasting wo. Yea, blessed is the name of my God, who has been mindful of this people, who are a branch of the tree of Israel, and has been lost from its body in a strange land; yea, I say, blessed be the name of my God, who has been mindful of us, wanderers in a strange land.

37 Now my brethren, we see that God is mindful of every people, whatsoever land they may be in; yea, he numbereth his people, and his bowels of mercy are over all the earth. Now this is my joy, and my great thanksgiving; yea, and I will give thanks unto my God forever. Amen.

It's been the hardest two years of my life, but also the sweetest. As I reflect, my heart is full. Every single heartbreak that left me feeling devastated actually opened up room in my heart for the Savior to put more love in. Through all of the ups and downs, the goods and bads, I have seen God in it all and found, as stated in Doctrine and Covenants 122:7, that this has been for my experience. Blessed is the name of my God, for He has been mindful of me, and I will thank Him every day of my life for these experiences.

And, thank you.

For everything.




Elders & Sisters, Adieu.

Elder E. Peterson

If you want further contact:
Easton.peterson@hotmail.com




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