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Hi I'm Aaron

I'm 21, average, home grown in the fields of Idaho, into cinematography and I'm a Mormon

About Me

I'm 21 years old and will probably change my career choice about 31 times. There is really no solid plans I have for my future, but the biggest thing I plan to have is happiness. I think thats what everyone should really desire. I come from a small town in Idaho. I think we have at least one blinking light nestled right above our beloved 4-way stop, but I love it, I think it was a great place to grow up. You can imagine being from a small town and having 4 older brothers there has to be some creativity in finidng ways to have fun, most of them were kind of red neck. I participated in High School Sports but due to some major injuries didn't get the playing time I desired to have. But it opened me up to new fields of interests, such as cinematography. I began taking digital video classes in High School, and then continued in College to study Grapic Design. I'm no artist, but that's why I think these fields are interesting to me, becuase everything is new. I get to explore. Who knows... will I stay with these interests? I've dabbled in snow boarding, paintball (speedball and woodsball), photography classes, dodgeball, etc, etc, etc.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in Mormon family, but there comes a point when your own beliefs become a decision you will sooner or later have to make. It so happened for me at one of those great turning points in a young adults life, right after I graduated High School, it seemed that I had to make so many decisions about my future. One of those decisions was to continue going to church but this time it was away from my parents. I found as I made these decisions by myself church became more gratifying, but still there was something missing. I never really read the scriptures or prayed on my own. So I designed to begin reading the Book of Mormon and having a personal prayer every night. At first, to tell you the truth, prayer felt weird, I didn't want anyone walking in my room catching me kneeling beside my bed. I had little confidence at first that my prayers were being heard, but still I persevered and continued to pray every night. As I continued to read the Book of Mormon, I began having the courage I needed to follow the commandments of God; I felt a desire to do Good. I owe a lot to this experiment that I took. As soon as I realized the true relationship I had with God, he being my Heavenly Father and I being one of his sons, prayer became more instinctive. I didn't see any grand signs or angels descending from heaven to answer my prayers, but I did feel the Holy Ghost begin to enter into my life. I began to realize God's hand in things a little bit more. I had been given the seeds throughout my youth of the truthfulness of the Gospel, but finally they were being planted and I was finally nourishing them giving them room to grow. Things that I have learned all my life began coming together and began to be real to me. They now had importance for me. I came to have a testimony that Jesus Christ is my Savior, that he provides the path to eternal life and that we must make our journey on this path. I know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is his Church.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by striving to become a better person. Each day, week, month, year there are new challenges. I've just found life to be a lot more enjoyable even with the trials when I apply the saviors teachings. Most times when I am having trouble it is because I have skipped out on opportunities to practice some Christlike attributes.