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Hi I'm Cole

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I consider myself to be a very active person in life. I keep busy trying to fit in everything that I want to do and see and learn. I love the outdoors and love to go camping, hiking, snow skiing or even just BBQing on the patio just so I can get outside for a while. I also enjoy running and working out. I recently graduated from college and have wanted to keep learning so I have been reading as many books as I can get my hands on. I am trying to read about 4 books a month and so far have kept on track. I lived in Japan for two years as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and I have recently started studying Japanese again to continue improving my proficiency in that language. And most importantly to me, I have the most wonderful wife who I can share all these activities with. It is so wonderful to be able to have someone to enjoy these activities with but also to have someone to love and cherish, and someone to support me when I need help. We are able to help each other live life to the fullest and strengthen each other as we love and serve each other.

Why I am a Mormon

I don't think 2000 characters is enough to room describe all the reasons that I am a Mormon but I will try. I have learned from my own experience that God is my Father. I know that He loves me as His son and has prepared a plan for me to find peace and happiness in this life. The Book of Mormon Another Testament of Jesus Christ contains a many powerful promises. Heavenly Father has promised that those who keep His commandments will prosper in the land. I know and have seen throughout my life that keeping the commandments of the Lord has allowed me receive the blessing that He has prepared for me. I have seen throughout my life as I keep the commandments and do things the Lord's way instead of doing it the worlds way, that the Lord has help me to prosper in ways that I could not have otherwise. I know that the Lord gives us commandments to show us how to live after the manner of happiness. This is His plan to help us prosper personally, spiritually, in our relationships with family and friends and every other aspect of our life. I know the blessings of the living the gospel and following Jesus Christ are available to all who are willing to do the things the Lord's way.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by praying to my Father in Heaven every morning and night and as often as I can. I read the words of Jesus Christ and His apostles in the Bible and the Book of Mormon. And then I try to go and serve people around me, whether its family, friends, coworkers, or people at church. I try to reflect the love that our Jesus has for me by showing others how happy living the gospel has made me. Currently I teach Sunday School every Sunday to 6 and 7 years old at Church. It is so fun to teach them about the Savior, but also to learn so much about the gospel from them and their sweet spirits. I also have the opportunity to watch over several families and individuals in the word and try to make sure that they are being taken care of physically and spiritually. I try to contact them a couple times a month and make sure that they are doing alright. In this way I can do my part to look after my brothers and sister in the gospel.