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Hi I'm Mitch.

I love music, learning, eating and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently serving as a missionary in the Colorado Dever South mission. I am giving 2 years of my life to go and help people increase in their relationship with Jesus Christ. It is a great oppurtunity for me to meet other people and increase in my faith in Heavenly Father and my desire to serve him. Before the mission I was attending Arizona State University (Go Devils!) on a scholarship as a psychology major. When I get off my mission I plan on returning there to continue studying psychology, but also continue my education in math. I enjoyed singing, acting, reading (I almost always have something that I'm reading),playing a multitude of instruments, and spending time with the people I love. My family is one of the most important part of my life and I am blessed to live within 30 minutes of all of my grandparents and most of my cousins, aunts and uncles.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon, partially, because I was born into the LDS church. I have ancestors going back to the time of Joseph Smith on both sides of my parents family. But, that is only part of it. I've learned throughout my life that the only way to be happy, truly and deeply happy, is to live according to Heavenly Father's commandments, which are revealed through his prophets. Nothing else has made me as happy as being a Mormon. I am a Mormon because I have learned the truth of key principles of the gospel. I know that I am, like everyone else who lived, is living or will live on this earth, Heavenly Father's child and he loves. I know that Joseph Smith saw Christ and Heavenly Father and they instructed him in the reorganization of Christ's true church and gave him the ability to translate the Book of Mormon. I know that the Book of Mormon is a history of events that actually happened. There is no denying the witness I have felt in my life.

How I live my faith

One of the ways I have lived my faith is by teaching eight great 11 year-olds. Even though I felt that I take more time trying to get them to stay on topic than I do teaching, I was amazed at their answers to religious questions and their desire to do what is right. Another way I live my faith is by going to institute, the Mormon classes for studying the Book of Mormon and the Bible, at ASU. I get to learn things that I would never have got on my own by my great teacher. While I'm at the institute, I am able to feel a peace and a sense of safety from Satan and his followers. It makes it easier for me to want to study the scriptures and I find that it helps me improve all the aspects of my life that are essential to salvation, like prayer, serving/being kind to others, and trying to be more like Christ. Currently, though, the best way I live my faith is by serving as an unpaid minister of our Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. Teaching others about the restored gospel of Jesus Christ daily reminds me of what I believe and helps me to do as Heavenly Father would have me do.