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Hi I'm Austin T

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in Virginia and grew up in the Midwest. As I grew up, I came to know many friends that did not have the same beliefs as I did. Because of these friends, I enjoy being with people who think a little differently than I do. There is so much to learn in the world and a lot of it can be found within others around you. I served a two year full time mission for the LDS church in Los Angeles, California. Numerous experiences I had in Los Angeles opened my eyes and built me up, providing me with a lifetime of knowledge and priceless memories. I learned to love and embrace the culture, food, and language of Latin America as I was surrounded by people of many different nationalities during my time in L.A. I attend school at Brigham Young University. I love the positive social atmosphere there. I have two younger sisters that support me and motivate me to make good choices. My Mother and Father are a couple of the best examples I have of who I want to be. I've been a Mormon my whole life and love to see it change other peoples lives.

Why I am a Mormon

Im a Mormon because the things I was taught as I grew up in the LDS faith have made me who I am. The idea of personal worth and value give me confidence. Following the teachings of Jesus Christ help me look past the outside of others and see them for who they are. Constant service has made me more willing to help others. Teachings on faith in Jesus Christ give me hope for the future. The doctrine of repentance makes me want to give people a second chance, myself included. Everything about this church makes want to live it and share it.

How I live my faith

I take it one day at a time, but each day I try to do something a little better. We are here to become better and prepare to meet God. I do a lot of things on my own but being involved in church provides many opportunities to serve and help others. Growing up I was actively involved in the Boy Scout program and the youth program of the church. Currently, I visit other members of the ward each month as part of a program to take care of the members. I have been able to lead and teach, but the best way I can live my faith is to be an example of what I believe, be my best self, and follow the example of Christ.