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Hi I'm Christian Watson

I love the snow. I'm a pop-tarts enthusiast. I'm a runner. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name's Christian. I grew up in a town called Park City in the mountains of Utah. I love to ski, I've been skiing and snowboarding ever since I was 5 years old. I enjoy physical exercise and pushing my limits. I especially enjoy running, often I find that as I run I'm capable of much more than I thought was possible. After I graduated from high school in 2011, I served a two year mission in Northern Peru, serving the people and teaching them about Mormon beliefs. I loved that time in South America and wouldn't trade it for anything. Currently I'm a student in college in a pre-nursing program. Lots of people wonder why I want to be a nurse rather than a doctor. They wonder why I would want a career that has traditionally been defined as a woman's. I want to be a nurse because it's hands on, nurses don't only direct patient care but they do it. I enjoy helping people, and that's why I want to be a nurse.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm part of this church because it makes me happy. Theres a peaceful feeling that comes with it. The gospel of this church makes sense to me and it answers a lot of my questions about where I was before I was born and where I'm going after I die. Mostly it's a gospel of love and joy, and it allows me to have a personal relationship with God the Father. Through this relationship I have been able to pray and learn for myself that it is true. God is my heavenly father and he loves me. Jesus Christ is my brother and he suffered and died for my sins so that I can live again.

How I live my faith

I try to look for ways to help those around me and lift them higher. Currently I am on a "waffles committee" at my local LDS church, where I help make waffles for the members of the church as well as any friends or acquaintances who want to join. It's a lot of fun. I also volunteer for a program of tutoring children with Latin american backgrounds in English and helping them with their schoolwork.

Why is it important for us to take care of our bodies? Why are our bodies called temples of God in the Bible?

Christian Watson
The body is a witness to me that there is a God. It's functions are so intricate and complex, yet it's systems work together in perfect harmony one with another to perpetuate the human organism. The Bible teaches that man was created in the image of God, which tells me that my body looks something like God's, which makes it even more precious to me. That's why I always try to take good care of myself, I love to run, bike, exercise, and play sports. I also try to be careful about what I do and don't eat. Doing this helps me show gratitude to my God for the gift of my physical body that he's given me. Show more Show less