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Hi I'm Symon

I served as a missionary in Florida and Alabama. Most of my life was spent in Glenrock, Wy. I'm now happy to state that I'm mormon

About Me

I have lived in 7 out of the 50 U.S. states. The longest time I ever lived in one place was 9 years. Every place I lived after that was either a year or two then we would move again. I never minded moving, in fact I loved seeing new places. I now have an array of friends that live all over the U.S. The hardest thing about growing up moving a lot is that you feel like you have to move again after being in one place for a little while. Parkour used to be my life. I would literally wake up watch youtube videos of freerunning and parkour while I stretch and then the rest of my day was spent exploring the world I live in, through Parkour. I feel much more grateful to my Heavenly Father now that I can interact with the world and not just live on it. I am certified to scuba dive, and along with wakesurfing and a day at the beach, I enjoy hiking, rock climbing, cliff diving, snowboarding and a vast amount of other outdoor activities. On my mission I have had two knee surgeries which has really tested my trust in Heavenly Father. I know that he lends us all strength every moment of our lives. Oh my knees are still in great shape by the way. Thanks to Parkour believe it or not :)

Why I am a Mormon

I enjoy being a member of Christ's church. I know that I would not have the peace, love, and fulfillment that I have in my life if it were not for the gospel of Jesus Christ. I am a Mormon because of the Love I have found in this church. God loves me and I feel His love most when am helping others and I'm doing my ultimate best to be like Jesus Christ in all that I do and say. Now, I'm not perfect, I mess up everyday or at least I see where I can improve. During a short period in my life I would leave work and go to a friends house and party tell 3 or 4 in the morning. At this point in my life I felt like I couldn't focus something was wrong. And it wasn't until I physically moved away from my friends that I realized how powerful there influence was. And how I was looking in the wrong direction for my answers and that's when I turned around and started to go back to church, and I started reading the word of God in the scriptures. I have realized that since then that I was the only one to blame. Once I turned back to God and I really wanted to change, then my focus became clear.

How I live my faith

I always do my best to be outgoing and uplifting. Christ taught us to be a light unto all the world. In Matthew 5 He says, "Let your light so shine before men that they may see your good works and glorify your Father which is in heaven". One of my favorite quotes I feel describes how I can do my best to live my faith. “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us it's in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.” by Marianne Williamson  I am a missionary for the LDS church and I love how I still have this opportunity to help liberate others from darkness. Everyday as I do Parkour people will stand and watch. And even though I'm only doing it for the love of play. I really hope that I can inspire others to open their eyes and see all that they might accomplish. God has given us everything lets notice it all!

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Symon
When I was a child my father, my brothers, and I would go out every so often and look for needs in our little town that we lived in at the time. When we saw a need we would immediately go to work no matter how tough if looked. My father taught his children that we need to follow the Saviors example and serve others with an open heart. It never mattered what their circumstance, political status was, or where/how or if they praised God. I remember right after a bad snow storm my family pilled into my dads truck with snow shovels and regular square shovels and the first place we went was to the elderly widows in our town. I loved helping others no matter what their need. If I can help, I will help. Show more Show less