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Hi I'm Cooper

I'm a mormon.

About Me

Well, I am a Artist. I thrive off of creativity. I plan on going to school for art as soon as I can, once I get off my mission. Art is a BIG part of who I am. The more I create the more I love it, and the more I love it the more I create. I love trying to draw and paint things. Its a challenge, but I love to see the process of going from a blank page into a work of art. I'm serving a mission in the Oregon Portland Mission. This place is so green! I love my mission, cause it is molding me and helping me to become more like Jesus Christ. I also love it cause there is so much beautiful secenery. Its a great place for an artist. And I get to share the Gospel and share my testimony of truth. I love my family, I'm 3rd of 6. We are close together, and we have a great time being with each other. Yes, I'm away from them for the two years for my mission. But I've come closer to them by being out here on my mission. And I can't wait to see them again. I enjoy playing volleyball. Love PB&J sandwhiches. Love Trees. Hate tomatoes. Really hate seafood. Love music. Love Ice cream. Like being different, and feel that by being an artist I can accomplish that. I've learned to love reading. Love sleeping in. And Having a hard time coming up with this whole about me part.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church. I have great parents who brought me up teaching about the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Through my life I had to find out for myself if this church and the Gospel was true. Time and time again, I've had my testimony confirmed and strengthen. And time and time again, I give thanks to Heavenly Father for the guidance He has given me, for the things He has blessed me with. But I'm a mormon cause I know its for me. Its the right answer for everyone. Every time I go to church, read in the scriptures, learn of the gospel. I know its what I need, and where I belong. Its like home for me. Its brings peace to my soul. Gives me understanding of my life. And most of all it makes me Happy. Happiness is so important to me. If I'm not happy, then I lose sight of who I am, and what I can become. Being mormon also helps me with my art. I know that my art talent is from God and I can use my art for the benefit of others. To help others to come unto Christ and to feel of His love. I have direction in my life. I know my purpose. And I can futher develope my talents, by continuing on this path. It has helped me to be a better person, artist, and missionary.

How I live my faith

Well its pretty easy right now to live my faith. Cause I'm a missionary. I go around every day for two years and share the Gospel. The same Gospel that Jesus Christ taught when He was here on the earth. I strive to be like Him. So I can try and help others learn. And to help others feel of His love. Everyday I devote myself to two hours of study. To learn from the Scriptures. To ponder on the things that Jesus thaught, and the words of the Prophets. I also go knocking on door to door, sharing a message. A message about hope, and peace, and happiness. I also try to show my faith through my art work. The thing I love about art is that it gives a feeling, or promotes a thought. And if I can have someone think of Jesus Christ while looking and something I drew, then my work is done. I strive to be a good example to everyone. To help them where I can. To help them know that there is a God and that He lives. And that Jesus Christ is our Savior, and it is through Him that we can be saved.