Hi I'm Dan Booher
I'm a student, I'm an outdoor enthusiast, I'm a goofball and I'm a Mormon.
I served a two-year mission for the Church in the Germany Berlin Mission. I'm the youngest of seven children. I spent two years as a Microbiology major at BYU before deciding that I'd rather pursue a career in Computer Science ('cause those are similar, right?). I love to have fun and spend time with my friends and family.
Why I am a Mormon
I was born a member of the Church and thanks to the good example of my parents and friends, I'm still a member. I grew up riding on the testimonies of my parents, friends and other members of my ward because if they all believed it and they were all the great people that I knew them to be, it had to be true. It wasn't until I entered high school that I really ever questioned anything. I started trying to tell myself that the Church wasn't true so that I could get out of going to church for three hours on Sunday and going to youth activities on Wednesday nights. I figured it would be so convenient to follow in the footsteps of my older brothers who had left the Church and were doing whatever they wanted. I wanted the Church to be wrong, but I couldn't make myself believe it. Every time I tried to tell myself it wasn't true, a little voice in the back of my head would tell me, "You know that's not right". I knew that the Church WAS true and I couldn't deny it no matter how much I wanted to. God does exist, He does love me, and He will help me through whatever I face whenever I need him. I know that Jesus Christ died for my sins and for yours, too. I know that we can return to live with our Heavenly Father again and that He wants us to do exactly that. I know that the Book of Mormon is true and that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God. I know that Thomas S. Monson is God's prophet on the earth today and that he leads and guides the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints according to the will of God. I know that the Gospel of Jesus Christ can help you in whatever trial comes your way, big or small, if you will only believe that he can help and accept His aid. I know this better than I know anything else and that's why I'm a Mormon.
How I live my faith
Easy answer is that I go to church every Sunday, read my scriptures and pray to my Heavenly Father every day. The less obvious answer is that I try every day to be more like Christ. There are so many attributes that I can use a lot of improvement in that I know I'll be a work in progress until the day I die and beyond. Some aspects need more work than others. I've been in a number of youth leadership positions in the Church, served a two-year mission for the Church in Germany and I love everything that I can do to help other people. I love giving service for other people. There are very few things that I enjoy more than visibly brightening someone's day by doing something they needed done.