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Hi I'm McCall Schwarz

I attend Brigham Young University and study Elementary Education. I enjoy running, dancing and singing. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I enjoy learning and I am in my sophomore year of college studying Elementary Education. I love running and ran the St. George Marathon this last year. I continue to dance, sing, and play the piano. I also enjoy spending time with family and friends. I am the fourth of nine children. I love going hiking and biking and staying active while still having fun and creating lasting memories.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have gained for myself a powerful testimony of my Savior and His Gospel which exists on the earth today. I have felt the love He has for me and have felt a strong confirmation that He desires our happiness and wants us to hear and accept truth. As I have grown in the knowledge of the Gospel I continue to experience joy as I apply the teachings I learn and exercise faith. I know that He provided a plan by which we were designed to come to the earth and have experiences that would prepare us for the life to come where we can live with God again if we are righteous. I know that He provided us a Savior who would live a perfect and sinless life in order to perform the Atonement. Through this wonderful gift we are able to repent of our wrongdoings and sins and recommit ourselves to Christ by coming closer to Him and becoming more like Him. I know that Joseph Smith was called of God to restore Christ's church again on the earth and that the Book of Mormon is another testament of Christ that is a compliment to the Bible. I know that families can be together forever through another one of God's gifts to men, the temple of the Lord. I am grateful for the knowledge I have of God's love for me expressed through His commandments. I know that He wants to protect us and guide us through this earthly life and He does this through His laws and commandments. When we follow this path and do as He has asked we will discover so many blessings and recognize that our life is more full of joy and satisfaction because we are doing as He has asked us. I love this Gospel and testify that all of these things are true. Knowing all of these truths has provided me comfort as I pass through trials and hardships. My faith increases and I have a deeper understanding of God's awareness of me and become more and more happy. As I come closer to Christ I become more like Him and desire to be with Him again. I know that He desires this for all of His children.

How I live my faith

I have served with the young children in the primary and nursery where I teach them songs and simple Gospel truths. Most recently I have served with women my same age (college students) where I was called as an instructor. This calling allows me to study Gospel topics on my own in preparation for my lessons and then get the chance to teach the sisters. I ask questions and allow opportunities for the women to bare their own testimonies and offer insight to the lesson. I have found this calling fulfilling and enriching as I learn from the ladies I teach and build from their faith.