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Hi I'm Mitch Whiting

I'm a missionary, happy, awesome, and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I just love to have fun! I always have a smile on my face and am always crackin dumb jokes. I love dancin to a good beat, spaghetti, making friends with everyone I meet, and just, well... life! My life is good... Real good! I grew up as a wrestler for 7 years. My Dad was my coach and my younger brother; my wrestling partner and teammate. I have so many good memories of being on the mat at tournaments and looking up at my Dad and brother in the Coach's Corner yelling "Stick the Half!!" (a basic, yet reliable wrestling move) or "Ankle Pick!" (a personal favorite take-down) and looking up in the stands at my Mom's worried face. I ran long distance Track and Field and Cross Country during high school. I love meeting new people and making new friends everywhere I go. I am currently serving a mission in Spokane, Washington and hope to continue to serve till the day I die! I love snowboarding, wake boarding, playing guitar, and being with my family. I worked at a Commercial Real Estate Firm doing mapping, research and marketing.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I want to have Eternal Life!

How I live my faith

No matter what others think or what others say I strive to do what's right. At first it was difficult but the more I became the person I wanted to be, the easier it was to be myself and love who I am. I realized that the more I lived the principles of this gospel, the more people started to like me or want to be around me. It was easier to make friends and easier to be a good friend because I was happier, friendlier and people knew that I stood up for what I believed in and that I always do my best to choose the right. I am currently serving a mission for two years in Spokane, Washington so that I can spread what makes me happier than anything else, the Gospel of Jesus Christ, to the people in Washington. I want so badly for everyone to be able to have the joy and peace that this Gospel has given me. Seeing people make changes in their life to follow Jesus Christ makes me happier than anything.

Why are only some Mormons allowed into temples? Is there something secret going on in Mormon Temples? What goes on in Mormon Temples?

Mitch Whiting
I think of it this way: Admission to a Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is much like the admission to any University. Anyone and everyone is welcome to visit the temple grounds just as you can visit and tour the grounds of any University. Just as any University requires their students to have a certain GPA (Grade Point Average) or pre-requisites to be able to attend their school, there are certain things that people must do first in order to attend the temple. We must be baptized and live up to our commitments that we make at baptism in order to attend the temple. There is nothing secret that goes on in the temple, but rather sacred. The ordinances and promises we make in the temple are so special to us as members of the church that we do not freely share them but keep them to ourselves and honor them. In the temple, we are taught to live worthily and serve faithfully. Show more Show less