Mormon women share why they serve as missionaries

You have probably seen them — most common are the young men in dark suits and black nametags. Young women, older couples and some older single women also serve. Mormon missionaries voluntarily give 18-24 months of their lives to share more about our beliefs as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

What motivates Mormon missionaries to want to serve? Read accounts from several Mormon women about why they decided to serve missions.

A Mormon woman who calls herself “Paradox” shares experiences that helped her toward her dream of serving a mission.

Read more from Mormon women who have served missions in our “Mormon Women on a Mission” posts.