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Hi I'm Mattias Bertilson

Me. Love. It.

About Me

Okay, where do I start... I love to live. Life's great! I come from a family of eight and I am the youngest of them all. So that makes me the spoiled one! No, ever since I was three years old I have learned to work for my blessings. I studied nature science in High School, don't really remember a lot from it but it was great! I love school but I might not be the smartest or best one, but hey, that's why we have friends and another day to do better. I was born in Stockholm, Sweden and have lived there my whole life and will probably die there too. But I love to travel to different places and to do it with my family or friends. I'm always active doing something, either working, playing sports or spending time with my friends. I love snowboarding, volleyball, basketball, floorball, soccer, ice-hockey, skiing, running and barbeque. And I also love adventures. Biked through Europe with my friend from high school once, down to Gibraltar (A British overseas territory) and took the ferry over to the African continent just to say "I have been to Africa!" haha... I like to smile and laugh because life is good. I'm just happy because I don't really see the point of being sad. I love my family with all my heart. So it is through my faith, family and friends that I have this happiness.

Why I am a Mormon

Because I know there is a purpose of life. I know it's more to it than just "having fun". Many people think that "fun" is doing things that bring temporal happiness. Thank God that the Church is restored! I would be so lost without latter-day inspiration and guidance by God through living prophets. It tells me that God is not dead, he continues to talk, breathe, guide and work miracles to those who believe. I know we can have lasting happiness by living the restored gospel of Jesus Christ which is eternal happiness with God and our families. It's hard to have a negative attitude about small and big things when my life is centered on Christ. That is the best thing. I can't deny the existence of an Awesome Creator because he has blessed me with my life and this super cool earth which I come to love more and more as I bike around :) I know that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and that through His grace and mercy I can return to live in eternities along with Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ and my family which is amazing. The holy spirit has time after time testified to me that this is Christ true church and fullness of doctrine and understanding on earth. I have put it to the test by following its teachings and sometimes not following it. I have felt a humongous difference. The love of my Heavenly Father and of my Savior Jesus Christ is what always brings me back on track luckily.

How I live my faith

I live my faith in everything I do. At least I strive to. I was baptized when I was eight years old. I have tried ever since to live by the example of Jesus Christ and to be as obedient to the counsel I receive from my Heavenly Father as possible. I also love, honor and respect my earthy parents for everything they do for me. I want to follow the example of Jesus Christ as much as I can and always work on my weaknesses so I can help others. I also want to love and serve those around me and I do that right now by serving as a servant of the Lord Jesus Christ in Greater Lansing, Michigan.

Who is the Mormon prophet today?

Mattias Bertilson
We have many prophets and apostles but the chief prophet or apostle is Thomas S. Monson just like Peter was chosen as the chief apostle in the primitive church. Show more Show less

What is being a Mormon like?

Mattias Bertilson
There could be nothing greater than being apart of it. No organization, group, party or club could possibly be better than this. And if Mormonism wouldn't the church of Jesus Christ, still it would be the best way to be happy in this life with our families because of it's moral standards that sets us free and focus on charity and perfect organization. Show more Show less