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Hi I'm Harold

I live in Utah. I'm a pilot. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm nineteen. I have my private pilot's licence, and am trying to work up to my multi-engine commercial licence. I have four older brothers and one little sister. I play rugby. I'm going to college for a bachelor's in aviation science.

Why I am a Mormon

I've grown up in the church and had great examples of what it means to be a Mormon, my family's all Mormon, two of my brothers have served missions, and two have been married in the temple. For me however the biggest reason that I'm a Mormon is because of my own experiences, when I was maybe twelve I decided that it was time for me to read The Book of Mormon for the first time on my own. I would sit at night on my bed and read page after page, then pray to my Father in Heaven to know if the book, and consequently the church was true. I can't remember having a sweeter experience than the feelings of peace and joy that would come from those prayers. At times I would sit and read a passage and have such a strong feeling from the Holy Ghost that these things were true that tears would stream down my face and blur the page. I knew and had built up the faith that prayer would work from earlier on in my life when I had a simple prayer answered. I was playing with my favorite bouncy ball when it bounced into my neighbor's bushes across the street, and after days or searching and days of praying that I might be able to find that ball I was led to the spot. Later in my life when I was retelling the story and saying how I knew that my prayer had been answered I felt again that spirit of the Holy ghost telling me that what I was saying was true. And now again writing about these experiences I feel the warm and peaceful feeling in my chest telling me that what I'm saying is true.

How I live my faith

As a member of the Church and a priesthood holder I have the calling to visit three families in my ward with another priesthood holder every month to share a spiritual message with them, usually based from a church magazine, and to check up on how they're doing and if there is anything that we can do to serve and help them out. I like to think that I live my faith in the way that I live my whole life, by choosing to give an full amount of work for the pay that I receive at my job, by choosing to be honest in my schooling and not cheat on exams or other assignments, by reaching out and helping others to be happier, even if just by smiling or being uncommonly kind and I'm about to serve a two year mission in South America sharing what I have found to be true with others.