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Hi I'm Lorrin

I'm a student, a dad, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Lorrin. I am a father, a student, a forklift driver, and a Mormon. I am an avid hiker and outdoors enthusiast. I love fishing, but am not very good at catching fish. Family is very important to me, and my family has always been a huge blessing in my life. I recently became a father to a precious daughter, and am loving the challenges and blessings of being a dad. I have another year left till I receive my bachelor's degree in finance, and hope to continue on to law school. By pursuing more education I feel I am improving myself, and opening doors to do the work that god has prepared for me to do.

Why I am a Mormon

In 2004 my dad passed away after a three year battle with Lou Gehrig's disease. I was 16 years old. I had been taught by my parents that there was life after death, and that because Jesus Christ sacrificed his life for us we would all overcome death and live again. I needed to know for myself that I would see my Dad again, and that our family would be reunited after this life. I believed that God could answer my prayer if I asked him, and that I could have that reassurance. It has been 8 years since my father passed away, but I am confident that I will see him again and embrace him again. On the day that my father died I felt a tremendous feeling of peace come over me, and a burning hope that this life is not the end of our existence. That experience, and others like it, have been an anchor for me during hard times. I believe that the answer to spiritual questions, and the verification of spiritual truths can only come through the Holy Spirit of God. No physical proof could have been nearly as reassuring to me of Gods reality and love, than that simple but profound experience was. I know that God will not make a promise and not keep it, and that when Christ promised his disciples that he would not leave them comfortless, that he fulfilled that promise by sending the Holy spirit to guide and comfort them in His absence. That same spirit has given me a witness of the truth of God's word as I have read it and studied it, and will give a similar witness to anyone who sincerely seeks the truth and desires to know God through prayer.

How I live my faith

In my local congregation I teach a Sunday School class once a month. I also have the responsibility to visit several other families in their homes to ensure that they are physically and spiritually cared for. I am not paid for what I do, but I find a lot of joy and fulfillment in the service I can render, especially as I visit other families in our congregation. I believe that God cares for all of us deeply, and wants to ensure that we are provided for physically, as well as spiritually. Christ fed the multitudes before he taught them, and cared deeply for the poor and needy. I feel I can represent him when I am given the opportunity to serve others.