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Hi I'm Elder Bowen

I am a missionary serving in the Texas Houston South Mission. I love music. I am an Eagle Scout. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am Ben, I am 18 years old, and I went to Clark High School, one of the best High schools in the nation. I did have a fun time going to seminary and learning about the scriptures. High school, to me, was tough. I have had problems in my classes but I am pulled through. The best class I had in high school was my Orchestra class, the only sanity in my day (besides seminary). I love to play music. I does not matter what it is, whether it is a modern piece or hymns, I love to play. I play the piano and cello. I was in Zion's Youth Orchestra and Chorus. I sang for two years and played my cello for one . The music I like ranges from classical to soft rock (have not completely gotten into rock yet thou). I do also like to read manga (aka Japanese graphic novels), science fiction, fantasy, a little bit of horror, and a lot of the scriptures. I like to watch documentaries (yes, I like to learn), science fiction shows, a little bit of horror, and anime (aka Japanese cartoons). I am also an Eagle Scout of the Washington Ave. Ward.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because i feel that this church is the true church of Christ. I have felt the spirit that I know that this Church is true, that the Bible and the Book of Mormon are true. I now that God can answer prayers because one time in my life, when I was feeling really low in my life, that I could not accomplish anything in my life. One night, on one of the days that I was feeling extremely low, I Prayed so hard that I could be forgiven for my wrongs so that I could be happy, and on that night, i felt the spirit so strong. Right then, I knew that God loved me and that I was forgiven. Right then, I knew that this was the right Church and that Joseph Smith was a true prophet of God.

How I live my faith

One of the main things I did to live my faith is that I went to seminary ( a program designed to help the youth learn about the scriptures) every morning before school (not on Sunday or Saturday). I got up at 4:15-4:20 A.M. in the morning. I got ready to go to school Between 4:20-4:50 A.M. and I got taken to the city bus stop and ride the bus to the stop that I need to get off on and then I ride my bike to the church building across the street from my high school. My seminary starts at 6:00 in the morning. I usual conducted the meetings for our seminary because I am usual 15 min. early. Another thing that I do to live my faith is that I go to church on Sundays. I also read (or try to read) and study my scriptures and pray. I also am serving in the Texas Houston South Mission, teaching others about the Gospel of Jesus Christ.