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Hi I'm William Woods

I live in Idaho. I´m a river guide. I love to whitewater kayak. A momma's boy through and through. I´m a Mormon.

About Me

I love the outdoors. I work on the Salmon River as a riverguide in Idaho. I love to rock climb, and do anything that is outside. The sun is crucial to me, but I don't mind when it goes away for a while so I can snowboard and snow machine in those long Idaho winters. I moved around a lot but claim Blackfoot Idaho to be my home. I love to whitewater kayak. Family is very important to me. I learned that the people that really matter most are the ones that I spent most of my youth trying to avoid. I love playing sports. I played basketball, football, and tennis all in high school. I continue to play these at college and with friends. I have 2 brothers and 2 sisters along with my parents. I have a twin brother named Phillip who is serving a mission in Montevideo, Uruguay. He's a pretty swell guy I would say. I love to spend time with my close friends. I want nothing more than for them to receive the Gospel and accept Jesus Christ as their Savior and Redeemer.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I want to believe in something beyond what I accomplish here on this Earth. I'm a Mormon because I have felt the Spirit of God testify to me that this church is true; that the Plan he has for us will lead to eternal happiness. I'm a Mormon because I have found happiness in this church, true happiness. As such, I have made the decision to do as God has commanded me, to spread this Message, the message of the Atonement of Jesus Christ, and that He has restored his Gospel on this Earth, once again, through the prophet Joseph Smith. I believe this message, and I strive to live it so that others can see my committment to Jesus Christ. I hope for a better world, and all those who have hope have faith. Without faith, we have no purpose. We believe in another life after this, an eternal and joyful life. It is my hope for this life that I look to share with all those I interact. Above all, I want to live in the Kingdom of God for eternity.

How I live my faith

I am preparing to depart on a mission to Lima, Peru. Currently, I'm serving in Long Beach, California while waiting for my visa. My entire life I've been a member. I've been an active participant in all the youth groups and quorums that are available to me in the church and have loved growing up and spending time with my friends who helped me become a better person. I've lived my faith by constantly striving to be an example to those who I interact with. My closest friends are either inactive or not members and I've learned of the difference good people can make in the world, whether they be members of my faith or not. The most important thing that we can do is set ourselves apart from the world. We are different, and it is something we enjoy talking about.