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Hi I'm Weston

I water ski in the winter time, am a busy collage student, and love life. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Here in Utah the winters seem long and the summers seem short. One of my favorite activities is to go water skiing. My family has an old boat that we take to any lake that isn't completely frozen over. Our boat received the nickname of icebreaker because of the dilemma that comes when the marina is frozen over but there is still so much good smooth water out in the bay. We ski all the way into December and sometimes January. These are the best times because there is no one on the lake besides fisherman who are nice enough to share the lake with us. We wear dry suits that keep us mostly warm, and have a nice warm bucket of water to unthaw your hands when your ride is done. Life is so good. When I'm not doing something outdoors like the above, I am a busy collage student that makes the library my home on most days. Memorizing and learning has never come incredibly easy for me which means many long hours in the library with study groups and by myself trying to get all the information to stick.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a mormon because the teachings of Jesus Christ found therein prompt me to be the person that I know that I need to be. Inside there is an underlying feeling of where I should be as a child of God. The teachings that I find in the restored gospel bring me peace because I know deep down that this is the path that I should be on to become like and return to my Father in Heaven. There is nothing else on this earth, that I have found, that brings that kind of peace, and comfort. That is really the core of why I continue to have faith in and follow the teachings of Jesus Christ as found in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I feel the change that the Atonement of Jesus Christ brings as I become more converted to His gospel. The joy that comes from knowing that you have a loving Father in Heaven that is watching out for you and is calling you home makes me so happy. I know this is true because my soul longs to be with Him. And when I do the things that Christ taught, there is an inner peace as if my soul is getting what it wants, closer to God. Heavenly Father truly is the Father of our Spirits. Jesus Christ is the Savior of our souls. And the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints contains all the truth necessary for us to apply the Atonement and return to God. The Book of Mormon as well as the Bible testify that this is true. I know that both books are true. My testimony of Christ began by reading the pages of the Book of Mormon and applying the messages it contains, and it continues to grow as I apply that same method. It is the word of God. And the fact that God speaks to us today through a living prophet just shows how much God continues to love us today. I know that what I have said is true.

How I live my faith

There are so many ways that I am able to live my faith. Because to me, my faith takes form in every different part of my life. The way I interact with others, how I am honest and hard working with my schoolwork, even down to what I do with my free time shows how I live my faith. At church I have the responsibility to help those that teach the many good members by the spirit. I have the great opportunity to work with many different people and help them refine their skills as teachers to help their students feel the Spirit of God and have a desire to act accordingly. We always are striving to find ways to look out for each other. I live my faith by being a friend. I am not the most outgoing person in the world, but some of the happiest times I have had are when I am able to make a new friend and build that relationship. I really feel that this is the essence of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, building relationships with others so that we may better serve and help them. And most of the time I feel that I am helped more than I ever give.