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Hi I'm Garrett

I love pretty much everything and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

You could say that i'm a pretty normal guy, I like to do just about everything and everything. But mostly you can find me hanging out with friends and family whenever I have time. I love video games though...so if my buddies and family aren't really doing anything....thats where you'll find me :) so on my long list of hobbies that includes playing saxophone and guitar, waterpolo, reading, learning (if you'll believe that), hanging out with friends and family ect. But Video Games is on the top of the list. I just really love life. And the more i try to follow the example of Jesus Christ in all my many activities, the sweeter life becomes. I grew up in a small down called Pleasant View, in Utah but as for right now i'm serving in the California Carlsbad Mission.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm started out as a mormon because my family is mormon. But i can tell you that its not because of my parents that i am still a mormon. While serving a full time mission, i found that it was true for my self. Lets face it, a mission is tough, and if you don't know about it, just ask anyone who has been on a mission. It has been by far the hardest thing i've ever had to do in my life. So i came to a point in my life where i was either having the most rewarding experience of my life, or i was wasting a lot of time and money serving something i didn't believe in. I read the Book of Mormon. I listened to the words of the living prophets and i prayed. oh how i prayed for many long hours on me knees. it didn't come at first, but wise counsel told me to keep at it. my testimony came little by little, but it came. gradually i began to notice my burdens being lifted and my prayers were being answered. I don't know everything, and I openly admit it. there are things about the church that i don't fully understand yet. BUT. I know the Book of Mormon is true and I KNOW that this church is led by a man called of God. Don't believe me? Try it. study and prayer is what it takes. I've shared this with people hundreds of times and it all comes down to what you are willing to give in order to get your answer. My family will be together forever, I will be blessed for living the commandments. I know that my Redeemer lives and loves me. I know that the Bible and the Book of Mormon are the word of God. I have found out for my self that these things are true from the only being that is capable of giving such knowledge. God. James 1:5

How I live my faith

I am currently a full time missionary, and am serving the church in southern California. I walk around all day and teach whoever will listen about the Restored Gospel. I love it, there is nothing more rewarding than lifting someones day, and making people smile, and i get to do it all day everyday. Not everyone listens to me, most people don't even give me the time of day. But it doesn't matter, there are people out there who need the gospel in their lives. people who need help and i am ready and willing to assist in anything that i can do. I try my very best to be an example of Jesus Christ, to live as He would want me to. Trying to help the people as He Himself would help them if He were here.

In whom should we have faith?

Garrett
We have faith in Jesus Christ. None of us were there when he suffered for us in Gethsemany, we were not there to witness his crucifixion. But we believe that it happened. We trust that he knows us better than we know ourselves so that we can rely on him to help us through the hard times. So when the going gets tough as they say, the Savior is there to lift us up, because he has been there and all he asks of us is that we follow in his footsteps, do what he asks of us. As Christ says to his apostles in Luke 10:37 "go and do likewise" that is what we must do, try our very best to be like Jesus Christ. Show more Show less