Adjusting to Life Post-MTC

chef.JPGKacy talks about what it was like leaving the CCM and entering the actual mission field in his first area:

Elders Villegas, Navarro, Trelles, and I, along with Hermana Tracy, got on our bus to Lima Central with the mission assistants. I was sad to see the rest of my amigos go, and I could probably talk about just about everyone in my branch, but I´ll leave it at that for now. So the first thing we all noticed was that the assistants both frequently used the word ¨bacan,¨ which is basically slang for dope, and which our CCM teachers told us never to use. I figured they told us that so we wouldn´t act immature in front of investigators and stuff, but it was still weird. Continue reading