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Hi I'm Caleb

I grew up in Virginia. I play soccer and the piano and I am now serving a church mission in Brazil. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have two wonderful parents, two sisters, and two brothers (oh, and a dog who is convinced that she is as much a part of the family as anyone). My parents and siblings are my greatest heroes in my life. They have always taught me how to work hard and get something out of life, and they are always proof that Heavenly Father loves me. I love all kinds of sports: football, tennis, raquetball, volleyball, but my very favorite is soccer. I played soccer in college for two years before going on my mission to Brazil and plan on playing again when my mission will end in 2012. I also love reading and, though I'm not very good, I also really love playing the piano too. I love my life.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I love my Heavenly Father and I know my Heavenly Father loves me. I am grateful for the countless blessings He has given me throughout my life and for His love which I can feel every day of my life. I also know that The Book of Mormon is the word of God, and that it teaches everyone that Jesus Christ is the savior of the world.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying my hardest to love my Heavenly Father the very best I can. I have come to learn that the best way to show my love for my Heavenly Father is to love and serve his children that are all around me. Indeed, I have truly learned that the scripture in Matthew chapter twenty five verse forty is true, "Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me."

What is the Book of Mormon?

The Book of Mormon is a book of scripture that is similar to the Bible in many ways. It is a collection of the writings of various prophets of God who lived before, during, and a few hundred years after Christ's life on Earth. It too is divided into diffrent "books" like the Bible and testifies of Jesus Christ as the savior of the world, again, just like the Bible. However, there are some important diffrences between the Book of Mormom and the Bible. The prophets in the Bible lived in Jerusalem (and surrounding areas), whereas the prophets in The Book of Mormon lived on the American Continents. These prophets' writings were preserved by the Lord and eventually translated by the prophet Joseph Smith and compiled in the book that is now known as The Book of Mormon. The Book of Mormon stands in harmony with the Bible as "another testament of Jesus Christ." Show more Show less