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Hi I'm Trevor

I was born and raised in the Bay Area of California. I go to school in Idaho. I'm a runner and a student. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm 21 years old and currently serving in the New York Utica mission. I've been out for a little over a year now and have learned so much about the gospel and all that it has to offer for each and every one of us. I'm hoping to continue my education afterward and am looking to go into law. I love (and miss) running. I ran cross country and track all throughout high school and I hope to get back into all of that upon returning home from my mission. I enjoy spending time with family and friends and put too much time into video games. I love music! My favorite genre falls in the EDM category, including artists such as Skrillex, Dillon Francis, Zedd, Foxsky, and many more. I try to be good to my friends and I'm an ear that'll listen in time of need.

Why I am a Mormon

I have seen the Lord's hand in my life ever since I have received my mission call. Whether it be how it is funded, obtaining all the necessary materials and supplies, or even reassuring that my choice is the right one, I have been given ample opportunity to receive witness that this is the true church. Though hardships have come my way, excellent examples and divine inspiration have bore witness to me that this Gospel is the true Gospel, and I haven't doubted a bit. This gospel means so much to me, the truth it has brought to me, and the people it has put in my life have made me indebted to my Heavenly Father, and I feel that serving a full-time mission is helping me learn who I'm indebted to.

How I live my faith

While at home I regularly attended church in the same ward for about 10 years. I actively live my faith by striving to serve others and keeping the commandments. I occasionally taught lessons during church, or went out with the missionaries to help teach and give another viewpoint on the lessons they wanted to share with members or investigators. Now that I am a full-time missionary, I offer my testimony of the truth of this gospel for others to accept and apply into their lives. I try to model my life after my Savior, Jesus Christ, and I am learning what it means to be one of His disciples. I plan to continue this model of behavior after my mission and hope that I can be a beacon to those who are searching for truth and the love of our Heavenly Father.

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

Trevor
Mormon women are some of the most respectable women I have ever come across. They respect themselves and honor the bodies they were given, and often times are some of the most faithful members around. We do believe men and women are equal in status (as in a man has no more value than a woman), but we also belive that fulfilling our divine purpose is important. Marriage cannot be obtained unless a man and a woman are willing to make the commitment to each toher for time and all eternity, and both sides of that marriage are significant to starting a worthy family. A man is more inclined to teach and watch over his family in love and righteousness, and that is done through being a worthy priesthood holder. A woman is more inclined to nurturing children, and that, from personal observation, comes naturally to just about every mother on this Earth. That's not to say that those roles can't be intertwined, but traditionally that is how they are fulfilled. Show more Show less