Hi I'm Woody
I'm a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints also known as Mormons.
My name is Woody, born and raised in South Carolina. I am one of three children raised in a mill village in humble circumstances. I was raised by loving parents in a part member family. What I may have lacked in material possessions I made up for in the love I felt by my family. Now I am a father of three married children and ten beautiful grandchildren.
Why I am a Mormon
My mother was a member and I was born into the church. At the age of 9 I chose to be baptized into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I chose to follow Jesus Christ's example and to live for him and obey the commandments that one day I could return through him to live with Heavenly Father. At the age of 66 I have a testimony to share with the world that I know Heavenly Father lives and is over all and I know that he loves me and I love him. I am so thankful for his plan of salvation that he sent his only begotten son Jesus Christ to atone for my sins and for his redeeming powers and I know that he is my personal Savior. I love my brother Jesus Christ. I testify that the Holy Ghost is a third member of the Godhead and he testifies of Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. I have felt his love in teaching me, comforting me and guiding me in righteousness throughout life. I love the Holy Ghost for his wonderful guidance and promptings of the truth. I love Joseph Smith our first prophet for his obedience in following Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ and for his willingness to translate the book of Mormon. I know that the Holy Bible and the book of Mormon are two testaments of Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ.
How I live my faith
Each day my bride of 47 years and I have companionship prayer together morning and evening. I have personal prayer multiple times a day and depend on the Holy Ghost to guide me in all my decisions. I read the scriptures often and fast for others, but most of all I serve my fellow man to the best of my ability. I know I am blessed by the Lord daily in all that I do. I am blessed to be lead by the Holy Ghost on a daily basis. I know Heavenly Father lives and is over all. His son Jesus Christ is our Savior, Redeemer and atoned for our sins. I know that Joseph Smith was our first latter day prophet; he gave his life to further the Lord's work on earth. I am thankful for our living prophet Thomas S. Monson and for the revelation he receives from the Lord each day. I am thankful that he teaches us the things that have been revealed to him.