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Hi I'm Chase

I am an Oregon Ducks fan. A musically gifted person. And i a Mormon!!!

About Me

My names Chase Simonson. I grew up in a big family seven kids. I'M the middle child. I grew up with the love of music, I played french horn since 5th grade and was in a rock band in high-school. Music has been super important to me, its were i get to express what im feeling and who i am. Music in my opinion is when your soul truly expresses itself. AS a kid i always loved going on Pic-nics and hikes at silver creek falls near Salem.I love soccer its what i grew up playing and what ill play on the weekends. I have a love of bugs nothing fascinated me more than gods little creations. i even helped one of my fathers friends catch the bugs, as it was his job. I've always been a mamma's boy, I remember no matter how i was mistreated and no matter what mistake i made my mom was there to back me up and guide me. Her love was endless its made me realise how great of a family i had. My Dad always was busy providing for the our family but he always tried to do stuff with me. He took me to a Blazer's games a few times just to spend time with me and my brother. Family is big in my life. Now im out on my mission and its my family that's got my back. I love sending letters to them. After my mission i plan on going to BYU and going to school. One principle that i know is family can be together forever . No matter what happens in life any trial we go through we can get through it. As we follow Jesus Christs gospel we can be happy for time and all eternity.

Why I am a Mormon

Because ever since I've been a young boy, i knew there was something special about this church. I didn't truly gain a testimony of the church of jesus christ of latter day saints until i was probably 17. I prayed many times but never anything big ever really happend. Until i realized The spirit that has always been there and ive known in my heart this church is true. I have read the b.o.m. And its defiantly the word of god.Ive always thought how lucky ive been to grow up in this church, and how lucky ive been to be raised with morals and a father who has the priesthood. My testimony of this church as the saviors is unwavering and without a doubt god is as god of love and order. I know his church is here to save all mankind from the sins and woes of this world which are many. The gospel restored through Joseph Smith is no small miracle but then again god is a god of love and miracles. To end my testimony i know this church is true, and i want to unite my feelings and love of the saviors gospel with this song. "The spirit of god is like a fire is burning", and that fire has burned in my heart and mind my whole life, god knows i will always stand as his witness.And i will build my house upon his rock and stay strong, through the devils storms may rage upon me, his light will surround me.

How I live my faith

Well i lived it by sharing to the people in Richmond Virginia. Everyday i meet many diffrent people and i share my testimony of the love and truthfullnes of this church. I try to set an example to everyone so they know that i truely love the savior. And i always encourage those that are looking for truth to keep on going because i will be the saviors servant and help them as long as i can. The lord is truely with those who desire to share there testimonys. My testimony is one of action and that is charity through service. I love doing service becasue its when people feel the spirit and it lets them know they are loved. That God is their for them. Mosiah 2:17

Who was Joseph Smith?

Joseph was a boy who loved his family, didnt really have any eduacation and was humble and looking to get closer to god. Little did he know god had a plan for him so long as he was worthy. Just like any prophet through history he was a man and he was chosen to be his servant according to his faith and love of men. And he had a simple question which church is true? He didnt expect to see god and jesus christ. but he did and he was chosen to bring to pass christs church once again. He stood firm thorugh all his persecution and hatred towards him and never denied his testimony of the savior. HIs life was full of miracles and trials and his name was written in blood. He knew this great work needed to be done, not for the mormons sake but for all mankind. Show more Show less