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MormonTimes.com: Finding power after a mission

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LDS missionaries are often told they won't be able to feel God's spirit or guidance as well or as often when they return home, but a former mission president tried to dispel that notion at Brigham Young University on Thursday.

Russell Osguthorpe, former president of the South Dakota Rapid City Mission, told dozens of returned missionaries they renew their covenant with Jesus Christ each week as they partake of the sacrament. "That they may always have his spirit to be with them," is part of that prayer, he said. "We can have the spirit of the Lord with us all the time."

After serving God full-time for 18 months to 2 years, depending on whether they are women or men, LDS missionaries return with two categories of learning they can fit all of their mission experiences into, he said.

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