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Hi I'm Sam

I'm a college freshman, I have sleep apnea, I love bad weather, and I'm a mormon.

About Me

I'm a pianist and even though I'm not very good, I still find great joy in playing for myself and others. I'm a freshman in college and I work at a cemetery. It's really quite an interesting job and it allows me to be outside most of the time working with my hands mowing lawns, gardening, weedeating, ect.. I have sleep apnea which causes a lot of fatigue which means that I'm tired pretty much all the time but it's just something I get to work with! I am also married to the most wonderful woman!

Why I am a Mormon

 I was raised in the Mormon church and for a long time I went to church each week just because that's what everyone in my family and all my friends did. It wasn't until I was on my mission that I really had to come to know for myself that what I'd grown up hearing was really true. I took the time to read the Book of Mormon and then go to my Heavenly Father in prayer and ask Him is these things were true. I didn't get an answer the first time, or the second time, or even the third time I prayed. My answer came a few days later as I was once again reading in the Book of Mormon. I felt such a sense of peace and love wash over me. I knew right that the Book of Mormon was true and that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is the Lords church here on the earth the bless the lives of Heavenly Fathers children. I love what the Restored Gospel does for me. It gives me peace and hope in a world that seems to be going crazy. It provides and anchor for my moral standards. It helps me to know that my Heavenly Father loves me and I have a Savior who is willing to help me as I struggle to overcome personal weaknesses.

How I live my faith

 I work at a cemetery doing grounds upkeep. The work I do isn't seen by many people and it doesn't bring me any recognition but I find satisfaction in doing my best to make the cemetery beautiful for those who will come to visit family and friends who have passed on. Even if no one appreciates the work I do or knows who I am I find happiness in knowing I've done my best. I know that the Lord knows and that at least He is appreciative of what I've done.