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Hi I'm Daniel Sheppard

I grew up in Leighton Buzzard, England (near London). I'm currently serving a Mission in Sacramento, CA. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I am a Soccer and Basketball nut! I love to play any time that I get a chance. When I am too lazy to go play I'll stay at home and play Soccer and Basketball on the PlayStation instead. Something that happens too often. Hence why my level of play may have something to be desired. I have done two semesters of College before putting my worldly aspirations on hold for two years to serve a Mission to share the gospel with the people of Sacramento, CA. I am English but moved to Provo during my Sophomore year in High School.

Why I am a Mormon

What it comes down to is how happy it makes me. Everything that we are given from God is there to make us happy. The Scriptures, Prophets, families, the Plan of Salvation etc. The list could go on all day. As the Book of Mormon tells us, "man are that they might have joy". Something that I one hundred percent agree. We are here so that we can be happy and the church and it's teachings are what makes me happy. Despite whatever we have done, by more fully following Jesus Christ and his teachings, we can be happy in this life and in the eternities.

How I live my faith

My current calling is as a full time Missionary for the church. It is the most wonderful, uplifting and gratifying thing that I could be doing in my life. I love every moment of it despite the many trials that missionaries have to go through on a daily basis. It's hard when I know that I have a message that can make people so happy but yet they reject it. Many doors slammed in our faces. But it is all worth it when we see someone's life change for the better as we help them to come unto Christ and follow him more fully in their lives. We see first hand as they become happier and happier everyday despite trials as they understand their purpose in this life and the love that God has for them. The gospel fill voids in peoples hearts that they often don't even realize is there until after.