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Hi I'm Logan

I am a missionary, an uncle, a gardener, a student, a son, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hi, I'm Logan. I am the fifth of six children in a family of 4 girls and 2 boys. I am currently in college, studying to be an accountant ~ however, I am just starting out, so that could change. I have a keen interest in the environment, and I hope that someday, I can either own my own garden center, or work as an accountant for a national park, or environmental protection company. I enjoy the great outdoors and going to many places. Things I enjoy include: camping, gardening, hiking, repelling, SCUBA diving, swimming, traveling, and much, much more. I am currently learning how to speak the Polish language so that I will be able to teach the Gospel in Polish. It is an exciting time of my life, and I spend several hours daily learning and practicing the language.

Why I am a Mormon

There comes a time, when you have to sit yourself down and say to yourself, "What are you doing here?" and "What is your future?". I know that my future is only what the Lord has in store for me and I am here on this earth to fulfill the great plan which our Father in Heaven has created for us. The Gospel of Jesus Christ is sometimes difficult to understand; even frustrating, but it always results in blessings. I cannot begin to describe all of the blessings in my life that have come from the Gospel. Every day, by the people I am surrounded by, who are just plainly, happy. These are the people who make being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints so easy. I plan to continue to follow this Gospel because I want my children to know of this Gospel - which includes so many things such as the atoning sacrifice of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ & the restoration of the Gospel through Joseph Smith. I hopefully will someday be married, and sealed for all time and eternity to my spouse, and we will be able to have children born within the covenant.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by attending church every week. I also take every opportunity I have during the week to speak to those about this great gospel, and the things that I do to make my testimony stronger. I surround myself with the pople who share my beliefs and by doing so, have people interested in finding out why we are different. I am leaving on a mission here shortly to a land on the other side of the world where I will be teaching those around me the gospel of Jesus Christ in which I now currently live. I will be speaking to those around me who have never heard of or seen the Book of Mormon -- or possibly have never heard of Christ. I hope to be the gardener of these people's testimonies as if their testimonies were plants. I will either plant the seed in their minds and help it grow, get a transplant and help it grow, or help a plant that is in distress. I am a gardener at heart and I know that through this I will know exactly what these people will need.

What is being a Mormon like?

Logan
Being a Mormon is a way of life. It is a lifestyle, a religion, a belief, a network, and a family. I live a normal life, have normal friends, and have normal relations with those not of my faith. I live my life just like any other person my age would live their life; however, I do follow the guidlines that I know will help me become closer to God -- These guidlines are: following the Word of Wisdom (not drinking Alcohol, Coffee, Tea or Smoking or doing anything else that is physically harmful to your body); live the Law of Chastisty (refraining from sexual relations before marriage & plan on being completely faithful to spouse after marriage); Obtain as much knowledge as possible (We know that much of what we learn here on this earth will be carried on to our next life); Marry in the temple (we know that "what is bound on earth, shall be bound in heaven, and whatsoever shall be loosed on Earth shall be loosed in Heaven" I know that I will be sealed to my eternal companion someday and will be able to live with her, and my family forever!) Show more Show less

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

Logan
Only some 'Mormons' are allowed in the temple simply because not everyone has a yearning desire to follow all of the commandments set forth by God. It is a requirement to have a '[full-access] temple recommend' to enter into certain areas of the temple. What we do in the temple is 'Sacred' not 'Secret'. We do not often speak of exactly what happens there, nor do we allow visitors to observe this, because we feel that all those who enter into the temple and receive special blessings, and enter in to many sacred coventants with our Father-in-Heaven should only be shared with those who have entered in to the same covenant, and understand the sacredness of it all. Show more Show less