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Hi I'm Craig

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm Craig. I'm a student from Southeastern Indiana. I study Classical Studies and Linguistics. I'm married to the best girl in the world.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in a very faithful Catholic family. I wouldn't change the way I grew up for anything in the world. My family taught me faith, honesty, and the importance of being united as a family. We prayed together and went through difficulties together. When the missionaries knocked on my family's door, we found great family friends in the missionaries and their families. I found them teaching so many of those things that I grew up learning. As I prayed about what they taught, I found many answers on how the Restored Gospel could help me build upon the awesome principles I saw in my family then and now. Those answers began to give me a sense of truth, hope, and progression in how I could one day build a family and build upon the principles I saw in my own family. I decided to be baptized in order to follow these answers and feelings. I've seen countless blessings and opportunities to learn and grow, as I've continued to receive answers and direction in my life through making and keeping the convents offered between God and us, his children.

How I live my faith

Following Christ and representing him in all times, things, and places has always been my greatest source of blessings, joy, and difficulties. I feel that I can best live my faith starting with relationship with my family. I teach the missionaries at the Missionary Training Center in Provo UT. That job has been a huge blessing for me in being able to participate in helping others bring others to Christ and receive all the blessings he has to offer us.

How can we come to know our Father in Heaven?

Craig
Having experiences that tell us that our Heavenly Father is there and wants to be involved with us is the first step in coming to know him better. When we look at our lives and realize that we all have room for improvement, we can begin to listen to the words of the scriptures and the prophets and begin to gain an idea and feeling of why we should pray and speak to Heavenly Father personally. Naturally, as we continue in becoming better individuals within our families and within our own spheres of influence, this process of listening and speaking with Heavenly Father will repeat itself. This will ultimately give us the strength and motivation to lift ourselves higher and always do a little better - an, most of all, become happier. Show more Show less