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Hi I'm Adam Seelos

I love to play sports. I have an awesome family. I like to try new things. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I have grown up in a big family. There are ten kids and I am second oldest. I have seen my family grow! My family has been my best friends. Some of my favorite things to do with them is go on vacations with them. We have a 15-passenger van that we take when we go on road trips and it is always a party with so many of us! I try all sorts of things, but I never get too good at them. I can juggle, play the upright bass, play the cello, play the ukulele, the guitar, and the piano. I can play them, but my skill level in them are not amazing. As I try these things I find comfort in them and it makes me so happy when I get the basic skill down. I want to continue to try new things. I also love to play sports. I love to run. I ran a marathon when I was 17. That was very hard, but definitely gave me such satisfaction. I would say my favorite sport is soccer though. It is so fun to play. I love running around and playing with those around me! I am currently on my two year mission in San Jose, California for the church to help people learn more about Jesus Christ. I have been able to talk with people from all different cultures and it has made me so much more aware of how other people live and what they are like. I have loved meeting new people!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that this is where I can find the most happiness. From an early age I have been taught where I came from, why I am here, and where I am going. This has given me so much hope and a purpose in my life. Knowing why I am here makes me want to do my very best and make sure that the things I am doing now will be what I need to do to get where I am going. I want to return to live with my Heavenly Father because that is where I will be the happiest. I know that the only way to do this is to keep the commandments, live the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and then use the Atonement of Jesus Christ. The more I learn about what I need to do, the better I want to be. Everything about this Gospel just makes sense and helps me fulfil my purpose. One scripture from the Book of Mormon that has been important to me is where it says that the people prepared for war by "being inspired by a better cause." This cause was that they were fighting for the family and their religion. I have found that as I remember to be inspired by a better cause, I make better decisions and I am happy when I do. The more I learn about this Gospel, I find myself getting happier and happier because I know that I have been blessed to be part of the restored church that has all that God wants us to do to return to him. Being part of this church has been more than just going on Sunday, but it is my way of life. I live my life so I can return to live with God and be happy, and I will do that through living the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

All my life I have been a member of the church. I have been part of many organizations in my church. Through these organizations, I have been given opportunities to serve. When I was at college, I was in a singles ward and my responsibility was to teach the gospel to some of them during our Sunday services. This was so fun for me to do because I got to learn more about the gospel as I would prepare for my lesson with them. I found so many things that I did not know about good things that are in the scriptures and what the prophets have said. Then when I was actually able to teach them, I got to hear other people people my age bear their testimony about what they knew to be true. I loved being with people my age and living the gospel. It has really helped me have a more positive outlook on life. Before I could teach what I know, I had to find out for myself if it was true. I had to read the Book of Mormon daily, study and ponder what it said, and then pray and ask my Heavenly Father if it is true. I remember getting my answer from the Spirit as I continued to read and study with faith. I found that the Book of Mormon was telling me how to be a better and happier person. This is how I came to know that this church is true. It has been the best thing for me!