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Hi I'm Eric

I grew up on a farm. I am a college student. Math is my forte. And, I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Currently I am a college student, on my way to becoming a mathematics teacher. I love the playing the piano and photography. I was raised on a small dairy farm and cattle ranch and I am indeed grateful for it.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in an LDS family, so the I have been taught the principles of the Gospel throughout my life. But, one of the amazing things in life is that every person is different. I am a Mormon because I want to be. Throughout my life I have developed a relationship with my savior and my heavenly father; it all began with faith and prayer. In Sunday-school, one of my teachers encouraged us to pray to our heavenly father and ask him if he truly loved us. I accepted that challenge and, in doing so, I showed some of my faith that God would answer. I knelt in my bedroom and asked, out loud, "Heavenly Father, do you love me?" That simple prayer was perhaps them most meaningful prayer I have ever said. I felt His love for me. I felt my savior's love for me. The Holy Ghost testified of his love for me. This prayer set the course for my life. One of the most important things in the gospel of Jesus Christ is that it is personal. Between yourself, God, and Jesus. The power of prayer is more real than we may realize. God hears every prayer. He listens to every prayer. I also have a strong testimony of the Savior, Jesus Christ. I know that through His atonement, His infinite atonement, we can find joy in our lives, and we can find joy in the future; it will eventually lead us back to our father in heaven, if we choose to accept it and live worthy of it. I know that under God's direction Joseph Smith restored the fullness of the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the earth. He translated the Book of Mormon, another testament of Jesus Christ. He was a prophet of God. I know that we have a living prophet today, Thomas S. Monson. He is the mouthpiece of our savior, guiding us to eternal happiness. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the true and living gospel. If we live by its teachings we can be happy in both this life and the next. I know because I am happy, and I rejoice in my savior, Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I love attending church and learning more about the Gospel of Jesus Christ. In church I play the piano in one of the classes every Sunday and I am so grateful for an opportunity to do so. Other than attending church on Sundays I always strive to be a Christ-like example. His gospel is one of happiness and I consistently seek for opportunities to share it by serving others.