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Hi I'm Carter

I served a mission in Kansas City, I'm an American Sign Language interpreter, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love reading, writing, drawing, and almost any outdoor activity you can think of. I have 4 brothers, 4 sisters, 4 nieces, and 4 nephews. I am a junior in college, majoring in English. I served a mission for the Church in the Kansas City area; I love the people that I got to meet and work with there! While on my mission I had the opportunity to learn American Sign Language (ASL) and work among the Deaf community. This opened up opportunities to make friends with people who I struggled to communicate with before, and I really enjoy signing and meeting deaf people.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents have been teaching me the gospel for as long as I can remember. I know that they have taught me the truth. They have taught me that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, and that He suffered through all the difficulties of life so He could know how to help us through them. I know that God sent Him to earth for that exact reason, because He knows and loves each of us as His children. Since the beginning of the world, They have sent us prophets to teach us about Him and lead us to return to Him. I know that Joseph Smith was one of those prophets, who established the Church of Jesus Christ which is on the earth today! The Book of Mormon is solid evidence of Joseph Smith's prophetic calling, and of the reality of God and Jesus Christ. I know these things because I have felt that they are true through the Holy Ghost; in other words, it makes sense in my mind and feels right in my heart. When I study the scriptures, listen to our current prophet, Thomas S. Monson, and obey the commandments, I feel confident that God is communicating to me that these things are true. These feelings cannot be given or taken away by anyone, and I know that they come from God.

How I live my faith

My responsibility in the Church is to assist a group of young men, ages 16-18, as they learn the gospel and participate in various Church activities. Sometimes they give me opportunities to learn patience, but most of the time I learn from their great examples.