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Hi I'm Sherod

I am a collegiate runner from Queen Creek, AZ, who likes to enjoy the great outdoors. And I am a mormon!

About Me

I was born and raised in Arizona, and now I am off and running in college and it has been a blast. Yes, I am one of those crazy people that enjoy running! I love to run..... sometimes...and all kinds of sports because it can make me feel at peace and helps me enjoy this awesome world in which we live, it also allows me to get all of my extra energy out that I have. I also enjoy being around horses and all the country stuff that comes along with it! It is fun being outside and wrastlen pigs, cows and doctoring horses. When I get done with school I want to become a large animal vet because I think its fun being around animals all day.

Why I am a Mormon

I have always been raised in this church, but it has been my decision to be a part of this wonderful church and to be an active member. I am a Mormon because I know that this church teaches correct doctrines and that we have living Prophets and Apostles to lead and guide this church and this world today! I know that the Book of Mormon is true and is the word of God along with the Bible. I have seen how being a member of this church has blessed me and my family in this life. It has helped us cope with all of our trials or challenges that we have had in life. I am extremely grateful for our Heavenly Father's love towards us and his plan for us to be able to live with our families forever in his presence. I know that all of this is true because I have prayed and asked our Heavenly Father if all this is true, and I can tell you he answered my prayers letting me know that this is his church that he has established here on this earth for us at this time, and that Joseph Smith was truly a man called to be a prophet of God and to restore the fullness of his gospel on this earth.

How I live my faith

I participate in my faith by always striving to be like Jesus and by constantly striving to live by his teachings and the commandments that he has given us. I strive to be a firm believer of this religion and be a positive example to my friends and the community. I know I am not perfect and I do make a lot of mistakes and poor decisions, but they help me learn and become a better person. I also try and share this message about the Mormon church to everyone I know because I know of the great joy that this gospel can bring to peoples lives and the peace and comfort that comes with it as well, words cannot describe how grateful I am for being a Mormon. I am currently putting my running / college life on hold for two years so I can graciously serve my Heavenly Father. I am serving a 2 year mission in the Oklahoma, Oklahoma City Mission. I know everything I have and everything I am comes from God and for this reason I will gladly give everything I have for the Lords work and that is why I am so happy to be serving a mission, preaching His word and serving others. I know that by doing these things I will make our Father in Heaven very happy and my life will be blessed.