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Hi I'm Josiah Rupp

I'm Josiah I grew up in a small town. I'm simple but unique, I like to see myself as an individual. Oh and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

In truth I'm a simple guy. I don't want riches or fame I just want to happy. I love being around people getting to know their stories helping them in anyway I can and bringing a smile to there faces. One of the things I pride myself on is that I feel you could ask almost anyone that knows me and they will tell you that I'm a good guy. Don't take me wrong I have my moments and faults and I'm sure they would share some of those moments with you too. But overall I feel that they would tell you that I'm a good man to everyone. I'm a young college student and I'm not 100% sure what I want to do with my life. In recant months I have been going through all kinds of changes. I recently made a big change with my major and now I'm trying to figure out what path I should take with my career. All this change has been really hard for me because I'm the kind of guy that likes to have everything planned out. But now everything in my life just seems to be up in the air. In some ways I feel helpless because I don't know which way to turn.

Why I am a Mormon

Well I would say that the real reason why I'm a Mormon today is because of a defining moment that took place a few years back. You see I grew up in the Mormon religion and for a long time never questioned its origins or doctrine. But there came a time in my life when I decided that being a Mormon wasn't popular or the easiest thing to do. So I decided to put this Mormon religion to the test. You see from the time that I was young they always told us that if we read the Book of Mormon and pray to God and ask him if it was true that he would tell us if it was. So I one night after a long hard day I got down on my knees and talked to God. I told him of my fears, my angers, my disappointments, and everything that was on my plate at the time. Then I told him that being a Mormon wasn't worth it if it wasn't true. I told him that I didn't care what my family, friends, and peers thought. I would happily walk away from this religion if it wasn't true. Then I ask him with my whole heart and soul if the Book of Mormon was true and if it came from him. The answer came in the form of a swelling in my heart. I was overwhelmed with a feeling in my heart of peace and true joy. In simple this sweet answer that came to my soul is why I am a member of this church. I invite anyone that is willing to put their pride aside and truly ask the Lord for an answer for themselves.

How I live my faith

I'm living my faith in my day to day actions. It's nothing to extreme I do my best to be honest in everything I do. I don't cheat, steal, or take advantage of people. I help people when ever I can. I'm just a simple guy that wants to do good in everything he does. I don't see myself as an amazing person that goes to extremes to change the world. I'm just one guy that knows that God wants me to be a good boy; so that is what I'm going to be. I do my best obey his gospel then his grace and mercy makes up the rest.