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Hi I'm Donald Sherwood

I grew up in Walnut Creek, California. I love rock climbing, swimming, and playing outside. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Donald, I am a student at Utah State University and have just received my mission call to Oklahoma. I love participating in physical activities. My favorites are rock climbing, and swimming. I've spent my whole life swimming. I love pushing myself to my physical limits. I find it very rewarding to work hard to achieve a greater goal.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a family where my mom was a member of the church but my father was not. As a child I was able to watch my father convert. I have been blessed to grow up in a household where the church is at the forefront of the way we live our lives. My recent decision to serve a mission has blessed me greatly with a new found conviction to learn the gospel and about Christ and his teachings. Because of this I have become happier in my life than ever before. I believe that being a member of this church has blessed my life in many ways. I believe in the restoration of the gospel through the prophet Joseph Smith. I believe in the Book of Mormon and Bible, and that they not only coexist, but that they support and enrich each other. Being a member of this church has done things for my life that I can barely comprehend. It has turned sorrow into great joy, and thrown worry to the wayside. I love being a member of this church.

How I live my faith

I live my faith through callings in our church and service to others. Two callings I have held are Ward Mission Leader and Ward Missionary. These callings mean that I am involved in the inviting and teaching of people that are interested in learning more about our church and the gospel. Along with these callings, I have participated in home teaching. Home teaching is when people from the ward are assigned families to visit at their homes and prepare a lesson to teach them. They are to teach and serve they're families in the gospel as well as with whatever the family could be in need of.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Donald Sherwood
The first step would be to turn to your Heavenly Father and ask for guidance. After you study the Book of Mormon you can pray sincerely to Heavenly father and ask if what you are learning is true. Keep studying and learning more about the gospel. Pray often for confirmation that the church is true. Listen carefully to voice of the Holy Ghost. Feelings of peace, happiness, hope and comfort are all signs that what you have learned is true. Show more Show less