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Hi I'm Troy

I was born in Akron, Ohio. Love anything to do with sports or outdoors. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Hudson, Ohio until I was 7 years old. I moved to Washington for a year then moved to California. I lived there for 2 years and then moved to Minnesota. Lived in Minnesota for about 3 years and then finally moved to Salt Lake City, Utah. Lived in Utah for about 6 years now. I love to play sports and anything that has to do with physical activity. My all time favorite hobby is Ultimate Frisbee. I used to make trick shot videos of myself throwing frisbees into trashcans from far distances and off of walls. I would do it almost every day after school. I'm also an ice hockey player. I played on my high school team for 2 years. I love anything that allows me to hang out with my friends. I am a very social person and love to interact with people and meet people that I don't know. I consider myself very outgoing and easy to talk to. I am currently not going to school and just working at home until I leave on my mission.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the Mormon Faith. I've lived a lot of my life not knowing for myself if this was the true church. Through Prayer and Scripture study, I did know for myself that this is the true Gospel of Jesus Christ. The reason I am a Mormon is because of the way it makes me feel. The joy that I recieve from living the Gospel and keeping promises with my heavenly father is beyond measure. I want to serve a mission because I want people to feel of the joy that i get to feel through the spirit. I want them to be able to live with their families forever and be sealed in the temple. I can't think of a better way to serve my heavenly father than working hard to bring people joy and happiness and by showing them love, bring them back to heavenly father also. I know with all my heart that heavenly father loves me with all his heart and I can't even comprehend how much he truly does care about me and wants the best for me. I've seen his hand in my life more than I can explain. The blessings that i recieve from living faithfully and keeping covenants with heavenly father are rewarding and just make you feel happy and clean inside. I have a strong testimony of the book of mormon. I know it to be true. I know that if you pray with sincere intent to know if the words are true, that heavenly father will testify that it is. I also have a testimony of the temple and how wonderful a place the temple is. I know that I am sealed to my family to live with them through all eternity. I can't explain how comforting that is. I know that when i pass on, i will see them all again soon and i will live with them forever. The temple allows families to sealed for all eternity. I go to the temple as much as I can before my mission because of the joy and happiness it brings me to do the lord's work. I know that i am blessed by going to temple. I love this Gospel with all my heart and i know it to be true. I say this in the name of thy son, Jesus Chirst, Amen.

How I live my faith

I am at the age where I can now serve a full time mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I am serving in the Argentina, Cordoba Mission. Before I left for my first semester of college I was called to serve as a Sunday School teacher for the 11 and 12 year olds in my ward. It was truly a blessing to serve them because I knew that serving a mission would have similair circumstances. I make sure to show an example to the people around me so that they know I'm serving a mission soon, so they know that I'm a mormon, and so they know that I honor my Faith.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Troy
I know that it was difficult for me to know for myself if these things were true. But I realized that i wasn't praying with real intent wanting to know if it was true or not. I finally decided to do so, and I felt the holy ghost so strongly and I knew that it was testifying to me that it was true. Be sure to pray to your heavenly father with all your might and ask if it is true sincerely. He will not fail you, if you are praying with real intent. Show more Show less