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Hi I'm Justin

I'm from Washington. I'm going to college to become a teacher. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I just recently got married and moved into an apartment with my wife. I am hoping to graduate from college in the next year or so and find a promising career. We own a dog that keeps us on our toes but don't have any kids yet. I like reading, going to the movies, and spending time with my wife. I love chocolate chip cookie-dough ice-cream.

Why I am a Mormon

Although I have been attending the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints since I was born, I have gained my own testimony of its value in my life. Since I was raised by parents who were faithful in the gospel, I learned that I have a loving Heavenly Father that cares about me. Through prayer, fasting and personal experience, I have come to know through the Spirit that Jesus Christ loves me and is my Savior; that because of Him, I can return home with my family to live with Him again after this life. It is a joy and a comfort to know that not even death can separate my family from me because I have been sealed (or bound) to them through the power of God for all eternity! What a blessing! On top of it all, I love the blessing of knowing that God not only spoke but He still speaks! He has prophets, or messengers, through whom he communicates his word in our day. It is through these prophets, such as Joseph Smith, that we have scripture such as the Book of Mormon to complement the Bible. I know that Joseph Smith was a true prophet and that he did indeed see God the Father and His Son Jesus Christ in vision. How marvelous it is to know it.

How I live my faith

I volunteer in my ward (a.k.a. congregation) by working with the men and their families in order to make sure that they are doing alright. I also visit a few families monthly as a home teacher in order to check up on them, have an uplifting discussion and see if there is anything that I can do to help them. Before this, I was teaching the Sunday School class for the 12-13 year old youth.