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Hi I'm Darson K.

I'm a psych student, a funeral director's assistant, a musician, a son/brother/uncle, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a full-time student at a major University, I am a full-time brother to 4 siblings, son to two wonderful parents, and uncle to 8 nieces and nephews. I love being active and busy. Whether it is hiking or watching a movie, doing something done everyday or something I've never tried. I play guitar, bass, uke, trombone, and I'm learning the piano, and drums. I have gone to so many music shows, and seen so many bands, it amazes me. I love talking about anything and everything...  

Why I am a Mormon

Happiness is a difficult thing to hold on to in the many hardships one experiences in this life. I have had many trials and situations that has shaped my view of fairness and justice. Without my firm belief of my Heavenly Father, my Savior, and this gospel. I know some of these situations would have molded my life in a negative way that I would have traveled a path that would have led to stumbling blocks in my life. I have a knowledge that the commandments of God are there to make me happy, that my Savior suffered for me so that I don't have to suffer if I repent, I know through careful prayer, pondering, and the spirit. To describe the feeling and the way I know this to be true is like trying to describe salt to someone that has never had it. You know the spirit when you feel it, and I knew the truth when I felt it. I knew I had the choice to accept it, or reject it, and I'm glad that I accepted it into my life.  

How I live my faith

I live it everyday through the choices I make. My language, my demeanor, my actions, and my sincerity. I work with families everyday who have lost a loved one. Its a difficult time, and I try to provide the care and support they need to relieve the stress and concerns that arise with grief. I have the chance to speak about God's love, the Savior's role in our lives, Why we are here, and what will happen when we die. I get to teach gospel lessons at church once a month and share the scriptures in sunday school. I get to once a month visit members of the church and people who aren't members and see if there is anything I can do to help them and share a gospel message. I volunteer working with Hospice patients and talk with them, mostly just listen and be there for them. It's extremely rewarding, and builds my testimony of the bond of love we each have as God's children. 

Why do Mormon missionaries proselyte?

Darson K.
Missionaries go out proselyting or teaching to share the message of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ. Many don't understand the differences between Mormons and other faiths. Missionaries teach people about the church, its principles, and the gospel truths our Heavenly Father wants all his children to know and participate in. Young men serve 2 years as missionaries and young women serve 18 months. While on mission they teach and serve full-time. They don't have jobs, relationships, or school commitments while serving. Show more Show less