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Hi I'm Cody

I grew up in Canada. I am LDS.

About Me

I'm an only child and have moved 26 times in my 19 years. My family and I are really close and I lived with my cousins through-out high school, I consider them my brother and sisters. I graduated in 2011, then went off to the University of Calgary for a semester. In that semester I took open studies, and continued my football career. This past fall I helped coach my old high school team. I also spent my year prior to my mission working to save up for my mission. I worked for a couple of months doing concrete construction and then worked on the railroad for a few months after. I figured my mission would mean a lot more to me if I were the one paying for it rather than my family.

Why I am a Mormon

Since I was very young my family has gone to church, I've always had LDS people's influences in my life. It was expected of me to be LDS and as a kid I lived off of my mom's testimony, but at a certain point that wasn't enough and I had to develop one of my own. I can't narrow my own conversion down to one specific story because I believe my testimony is a result of the many positive influences in my life and my own personal trials. However one of the biggest things that kept me in the church is the happiness and the hope that it brings me. The hope of living with my family for eternity and living again with my Father in Heaven brings me so much comfort and gives me something to shoot for. By following as close to Christ as possible I have received so much more happiness than I've ever known. I'm a Mormon because I have experimented the teachings and have seen the blessings that follow. I love my Savior, and I love my family and by obeying the teachings of the church I am brought closer to each of those! Families Are Eternal!

How I live my faith

Since being in the church I have had plenty of leadership callings. A few involved me being in charge of my various youth groups as well as a teacher in the primary program. I also participated in cubs/ scouts. Another thing that I liked to do for my community was help with youth athletics, so I did things such as coaching and reffing. One thing that has been very important to me is treating others with respect and follow the golden rule. (Do unto others as you would have them do unto you) I have found lots of joy when I'm looking out for others rather than for myself.