Sometimes, life will seem very hard - as if we are battling giants. We often hear the story of David and Goliath. Have you ever asked yourself: How was it possible for a smaller boy to win over a giant of a man? The simplest answer would be that David was prepared. At a young age, he learned the skills he needed to be successful. He didn't know that he would some day have to battle a giant. Nonetheless, he prepared in his youth for whatever would come his way.
The best time to start preparing for your future is today. Preparing for a mission is one of the biggest steps you can take. Serving a mission will bring success in your life - whatever it is you choose to do. Preparing for your mission at a young age gives you a more firm foundation, like David and his ability to win in the battle against a giant.