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Hi I'm Spencer

I was raised in Idaho with my sister and 2 little brothers. Family means everything to me. I love being outside and I am a Mormon!

About Me

I LOVE to be outside. Work or play, rain or shine, if its outside, I love it! Growing up in Idaho was perfect for me, because it has been so easy to find adventure. With my family and friends I love to ski, camp, fish, climb, run, hike, and swim. Right now, I am attending Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah where I worked on a grounds crew. Some of the people on the crew are some of my best friends. There is something about spontaneous pull up competitions, wrestling matches, 3 AM snow clean up and endless leave raking that really brings a group together. In high school I ran track in the Spring, and playing soccer in the Fall. Sports was my life, and I really wanted to continue, and run in college as well, but with my mission coming up so quickly I decided the most important thing right now is for me to prepare myself financially, and spiritually. I received my mission call to Louisiana! Instantly Duck Dynasty became my new favorite TV show. I am so excited to be down in the gulf, sweating like crazy in the humidity. I never really liked LSU because in Idaho it's all about the Broncos, but even the Tigers are growing on me now!

Why I am a Mormon

I have two incredible parents who raised me and taught me to love the Lord. As time has gone on in my life, I have realized more and more what a blessing the gospel is to me. I wouldn't have the strength to carry on without knowing my Savior Jesus Christ suffered the atonement for me, and cares and loves me, and will help me through all of the hard times I face. I know that the Lord is at the helm, and that the righteous will prevail. Through the Lord, all things are possible. I know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is true. I love the friends that I have made through the church. I love the way that I am taught to live my life, and treat others. I love the love I feel from my Heavenly Father everyday. I love that I know my family can be together forever. I know that Jesus is the Christ, and that He atoned for the sins of the world, so we can all return to live with Him again. I love the gospel, and I love my life!

How I live my faith

I have been so blessed to grow up in an area with so many role models all around me. When I went to High School, I had a group of seminary teachers that changed my life. They were so loving, caring, fun, and happy. Seminary was such a blessing to me, and I was able to strengthen my testimony, and learn more about the Gospel of Jesus Christ. My senior year I was called to be the Seminary President, where I had the opportunity to reach out to some of the less active members that attended my school, as well as try to strengthen the traditions and testimony of those that came regularly. I loved the chance to work with some of my best friends, and to help bring people to the Gospel. When it was finally time to graduate, I was asked to give the seminary graduation speech, which was an extremely daunting task for someone with a brain the size of mine! Speaking in public scared me to death, but I figured it would be all right because I would just be speaking to my friends. When I got there though, I found that not only was it every single one of my friends, but there parents, grandparents, aunts uncles, families, family friends, and cats and dogs! The room was so full I could barely see the end! I got up and stuttered and convulsed through the thoughts I had prepared, and nearly tripped trying to go back to my seat. I sat there in shear embarrassment, knowing that the majority of the things I had just said were probably incomprehensible through the stuttering, and squeaking. However, one by one, all of my friends came and supported and comforted me. Their families all smiled and laughed and complimented me, despite my performance. The love and care I felt is something I will never forget. Now I try to live every moment of my life, knowing I have got family, friends, and God behind me supporting me through my good times and my bad. I try to be the kind of friend that I am lucky enough to have.