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Hi I'm Nathan Woods

i have grown up in arizona my whole like and i love to play basketball and go to the lake and kick it and im a mormon

About Me

Just a little bit about me hmm. well i am a 20 year onld boy from arizona. i played basketball in high school for highland high school in arizona that is where i grew up and what i was doing pretty much all my childhood. That and hanging out with my friends and pretty much playing whatever sport i could with my friends. I come from a pretty big family and i have family all over in texas washington california. I have 2 brothers and 2 sisters and they are everything to me. I am not married yet and i am currently serving a mission in the texas mcallen mission where i am learning a lot and am loving being able to go out to work every day and be a instrument in the hands of the lord. I have suffered through some back problems through the past 2 years and it has been a big struggle for me but i know that the lord gives us weaknesses to humble us and to have us rely on him. I also love the go to the lake and hang out in the sun and have a good time. i am excited to serve the lord and when i get back i am excited to go to school for something in medicine. i also love to make pottery as well. But thats pretty much it

Why I am a Mormon

This last year i have been serving a mission for the church of jesus christ of latter day saints and i am soo glad i have. It really has made me think of that question of why i am a mormon. before i went on a mission i knew very little but i did have a strong testimony of the book of mormon and about how it has strengthened my family and the members had helped my single mom raise us 3 kids. During my time serving i have had time to look back and think of the difference that it has made and where i would be with out it. I have had a chance to also really study out what i have said that i have believed my whole life. I have truly figured out what i had believed. From my knowledge there is nothing that jesus christ did or said that this church doesnt practice and believe and that is evidence to me that this is the only true chruch on the face of the earth and completely correct. There are a lot of really good chruches and organizations but this is the same and only chruch that jesus christ has established. And not only do we practice everything in the bible but the book of mormon is undeniable evidence that this really is the one and only. I have read it and pondered and lived its teachings and have prayed and have come to the true knowledge that it is the word of god that goes hand in hand with the bible. I have made mistakes in my life and i am just glad that my savior has made it possible to overcome these challenges and become clean throughout our lives as we strive to reach perfection. And i have felt an overwhelming feeling and have came to a spiritual and intellectual conslusion that this is the only 100% true chruch on the face of the earth. None of us are perfect but we truly are led by god through a living prophet and that is why i am a mormon because there is too much knowledged i have obtained and felt the spirit testify to me that this is his truth to be able to deny it.

How I live my faith

When i was youger i was involved a lot in boy scouts. And that helped me live my faith because i remember doing a lot of service projects and i always was not very happy that my mom made me go to them but then after i was done i always felt accomplished and i see know that that was because that i was serving my heavenly father as i was helping a lot of people that were in a lot of less fortunate situations then i have been blessed with. And now i have been living my faith by serving the lord on a full time mission for a bout a year now and i took that huge step of faith and had to make some big changes in my life to go, but it has made me take a 180 turn spiritually. I have come to truly to the knowledge of what it means to be a memeber of the church of jesus christ of latter day saints and how special that is to be a part of his true church again restored on the earth. I am looking forward to the things that i will continue to learn the rest of my life of how to better myself and how to fight through the temptations and how to become stronger and more firm in my faith as i continue to exercise it.