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Hi I'm Geoffrey

I'm a Social Dragon, a cheerleader, a Texan and I'm a Mormon!!!

About Me

I am a very busy person. I love to be busy all the time. I am a Texan!!!! I have a rare kidney disease! I have learned to love life for what it is, not what others think it is. I have enjoyed spending my time serving all those around me. I love going out with friends and finding opportunities to serve. I have done gymnastics but I wasn't the greatest so I switched to cheerleading and I love it! Why do I enjoy cheerleading? Because I love to "Fly"! There is no better feeling than being in the air and being able to twist and flip any direction! I also love spending time with my parents. My favorite thing to do is to walk into my mom's bedroom and sit down on her bed with her and just talk! I love spending time with my Father. He has taught me how to love working. I love to work! Doesn't matter what it is. If I don't know how I will learn. I love handy man work! I just enjoy spending time working on things and keeping myself busy. Ther is no better feeling. I love life for all it brings me! I go to college and I am trying to become a Neonatologist(premature baby doctor). I have a long path down the road but I know that I will enjoy being able to work with others. It brings me the greatest joy in this life.

Why I am a Mormon

As I look back over the past few years of my life, I have realized that I have truly become converted to the gospel of Jesus Christ. Throughout my life I have had a lot of challenges that have allowed me to grow and come to know my Savior, Jesus Christ. I was born with a rare kidney disease that has limited me to doing a lot of things in life. I have had struggles there but I have had a lot of strength from my family. When I was 10 years old, my 14 month year old sister died. At the age of 10 years old I couldn't understand why God would allow that to happen to my little sister. I wanted to know where she was and why she couldn't stay. My family and going to church really helped me know that I would see her again and I just trusted them. When I turned 15 years old, my mother was diagnosed with Breast Cancer. I was told that she would be alright and that she would be able to fight and survive. She took the fight as a challenge and she was able to beat the cancer. A few months later, she was diagnosed with cancer again but this time the doctors told us that she wasn't going to survive. They told us that she has 6 months. At this point in my life I realized that I needed to know for myself that God does truly have a plan for me. I needed to know for myself that there is a God and that He wants all of us to return to live with him again. I decided that the only way I was going to know if this was true was if I was to read from the Book of Mormon and ask God if it was true. Everyone told me that this was how I was going to know but I had never taken the opportunity to read and to ask God if it was true. I took the challenge to read from the Book of Mormon and I asked God if he does have a plan for me and for my family. As I stood up from that prayer, I knew that my life would be changed forever. I know that God has a plan for me. I know that I will see all of my family again. I am grateful for this plan of happiness. I have come to know my Savior through my trials.

How I live my faith

Finding who I am has helped me see who everyone else is. I live my faith by serving others. I have grown up in a big family. Within my family there are a few special needs members and there are always things that need to be done. I have learned that serving them brings me the most happiness. I then learned that I coud go out and do that with others. My biggest accomplishment was probably my Eagle Scout Project. I knew that there were many of our brothers and sisters serving in the Iraq and it didn't matter to me if the war ended or not but what really mattered was that there were men and women out there suffereing. I went and collected items for the troops and sent 245 boxes of supplies to them. I have never seen so many people happy all at once. I was able to see the faces of those giving and recieving. There has never been so great a sight in all of my life. Nothing mattered anymore except that we were all children of God and that we needed to be one to uplift and encourage eachother. I live my life by going and finding opportunities to serve. If I don't, my life is boring. I have learned to love everything about service. With all the ups and downs in life, I wanted to be able to forget myself and serve others. I am grateful for my Savior Jesus Christ who has helped me. By coming to know my Savior, I have learned to help others come to know him by the service I render. I am not great at everything but I love to see the smiles that are on the faces of those who need help in this life. We are all children of God and each of us need help at one point or another. I want to be able to give all I can to help those in need. There is no greater feeling than serving those in need. I have found joy in the opportunity to serve. It doesn't matter if it is cutting trees, mowing the lawn, or even just giving someone the opportunity to laugh. Just being able to give has brought me happiness in life!