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Hi I'm Mitchell Stanford

From California! I love my family, friends and the great outdoors!

About Me

I am someone who doesn't care so much about WHAT I'm doing as much as i do that I am enjoying it with a friend! My Family is extremely important to me and I love them so much. I am the oldest of my siblings and have 3 younger brothers. I love to Swim and actually worked as a Lifeguard/Swim Instructor for a few years. I love to try new things (especially food)! I love good music and i try to be at the beach as much as possible!

Why I am a Mormon

This Church is Jesus Christ's original church restored to the earth after centuries of religious confusion. It contains all the teachings, truths, powers, and organization which He himself had established. The Priesthood authority (to bless the sick, Baptize, etc.) is once again on the earth. Thomas S. Monson is a Prophet chosen by God and lead by Him through revelation. I have sincerely sought to know whether or not this church is true. By listening to the prophet, learning by attending church, reading the Scriptures (Bible, Book of Mormon, Doctrine and Covenants, and Pearl of Great Price), and through sincere prayer. I believe that I have received my answers by the power of the Holy Ghost, through the thoughts, feelings and impressions that came to me as I studied and prayed. I believe that "through the power of the Holy Ghost [I can] know the truth of all things" (Book of Mormon, Moroni 10:4-5). I love God and my Savior, Jesus Christ, with all my heart.

How I live my faith

By just living it! I believe it is harder to be "on the fence" than to just live an honest life of "this is who I am and what I believe". I believe I can be respectful of others beliefs while still standing for what I believe. I live my faith by always being open to questions about my religion, I want to share it! To be a follower of Christ is not just to believe in him, it is to strive to be (live) LIKE him. I live my faith by studying! I am constantly learning more about God (our Heavenly Father) and our Savior Jesus Christ. I seek to know what is true and what is false through the Holy Spirit which the Lord sends to us for that very purpose (Moroni 10:5 and John 15:26). It is by this power that I have come to know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is literally His church, and that He directs it through a living Prophet.