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Hi I'm Christian Parrott

I have lived in Arizona my whole life. I am a cancer survivor. And I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am the youngest of four children. Yes being the youngest rocks! I have a very spunky and lively family, there is never a dull moment at our house. All of my older siblings are married and have kids of their own. I am engaged to a very beautiful young lady and we hope to someday be able have a bunch of kids of our own! My wife to be is an R.N. and I am still going through school and working full time at a hospital. I feel that the knowledge we have of the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a privilege and should not be taken lightly.

Why I am a Mormon

Being born in the covenant has been such a huge blessing in my life. My siblings and I were very blessed that our Father was, and is still, a very hard worker. He instilled this important value in all of us and everyone who knows him would say the same. As a result us kids were able to have the privilege of coming home from school to our Mother. What a huge blessing that is! Growing up I could not wait to serve a mission. When I was eighteen and getting some last minute things together to prepare for my mission I was diagnosed with cancer of the lymph system. I was young and very inexperienced with the medical field and it's medical terms. All that I knew was that it was a pretty intense thing to have cancer. When I was diagnosed my two older brothers had just returned home from their missions, my sister had just gotten married, my father was serving in the bishopric, and my sweet Mother was frantic trying to help me as much as she could. Most of the time holding back her tears, taking me to countless doctor appointments. Immediately my Dad was giving me regular priesthood blessings. These were very special moments in lives of me and my family. Because of the prayers of friends, family and ward family members. There was no doubt in my mind that everything would be okay. The Lord had blessed us so much and He continues to bless each and every one of us. By this experience my faith in God and His priesthood was strengthened immensely. I'm a Mormon simply because I know I cannot deny His healing hands in my life. I know my experience is nothing compared to some. But I know now that we all have trials for a purpose and that is the Creators purpose not ours.

How I live my faith

Service! Service! Service! That is our religion. It was instilled in me when I was a child, as was the gospel of Jesus Christ. But I had to choose as so many other members of the church, how i wanted to live my life. I have found purpose in life, but I still lose my way sometimes as do all mortal souls. I live my faith by attending church services regularly, practicing the teachings in my home and by trying to live an honest and seamless life everywhere I go.