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Hi I'm Justin Salisbury

I´m a missionary in the Colombia Bogota North mission

About Me

I can play the piano pretty well, I wouldn't call myself a great pianist, but I'm working towards it. I hope to bless the lives of those in Colombia with the music I can play. I come from a small town in Washington and have been raised there all my life. I love my small little community, lots of farm land and not so crowded like in the cities. I love my home ward family, they have been so good to me in my early years. I reflect on the good ole days I had with my friends, and now we are all serving missions!

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up as a member and the unity is like no other. I reflect back on my life and just about every ward member has had some influence on my life. The love that they give to me gives me more strength to hold on to this church. But I've had my own experiences as to why I am and will continue to be a mormon. In the last few years, I learned that just as the new converts need to convert to the gospel, so do the members from birth need to be converted. I had a conversion of my own a few years ago. I was home teaching my family, an elderly couple and the father wasn't a member. The man had a heart attack a month before and was laying down. As my companion and I visited them, I felt in my heart that he was going to die that night. I questioned myself, and then I felt that I needed to stay longer, but I also wanted to leave. After contemplating for another five minutes, I decided to leave. Three hours later, I received a phone call telling me he had passed away an hour ago. I felt terrible. How could I leave when I knew he would be leaving. I promised that I wouldn't waste another opportunity to listen to the spirit.

How I live my faith

I try my best to serve others with love and kindness. Everything is better when we're not fighting. I home taught two families, one has nine kids, and the other is an elderly woman who's husband has passed away. At the big family's house, we like to get around the piano and sing the hymns and primary songs. My companion has a wonderful talent of playing the piano and can play some older tunes as well. At the other house, she likes to talk and hear what I'm up to. She enjoys hearing me and my companion play the piano. I can't explain why but whenever I leave her house I feel like I leave as a better person than I walked in as.