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Hi I'm Josh Dingess

I grew up in an awesome family of 6. I am very into nature and hiking and camping. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

There are so many things that I enjoy doing. Some of the things that I really enjoy involve nature. Camping, hiking, and boating are just a small touch of the things I get involved in out doors. As for indoor activities.. just like any other guy I love to video game it up and have fun and fair competitions with the other guys. I love watching a good movie with a group of friends or just kicking it with my family. With the right group of people I really enjoy playing a good board game or some kind of games like Twister. I'm going on a mission for 2 years to serve the Lord and I can't wait to get out there and do what I know to be right.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and have always practiced its teachings. The reason I chose and still choose to be a Mormon is because I have found that living its teachings has made me a much happier person. When I was about 17 years old I started to doubt things and just could not for myself figure out if it was really true or not. I knew that it made me a happier person, but didn't know why. I prayed and prayed and just kept following its teachings. Finally it just hit me really hard one night when I prayed and I knew.. I knew that it was the true Church of Christ. I knew that its teachings were true and that if I kept them I would not only be happy in this life, but also the next. That is why I am a Mormon, and I want to enjoy this life and the next but I also want to enjoy it with others. I invite you to just see what we're about and pray and if you do it with real intent as well I know you too can feel this wonderful feeling that I have every single day.

How I live my faith

Every Sunday when I go to church one of the things that I really love to do is just simply greet the other members and make sure that they are getting along okay. My calling in the church is a Ward Missionary. What I do is make sure that all of the investigators and even members feel welcome and make sure that the missionary's help them with any questions they may have about the church. In my community I love to help out by doing simple things like picking up trash in a neighborhood or a park. I will literally walk around with a black trash bag in a place I have never been and just start picking up trash. The Lord has given us such a beautiful Earth and it's important that we take care of it. I want not only a more nice living environment for myself, but for others aswell. I started out a little cub scout and worked my way up to Eagle Scout through hard work and dedication. Many of the things I had to do involved helping the community or improving myself. Part of what made it all worth while was that I got to do it with my friends whom I really love and enjoy to be around. They are a big part of my support in the Church even now.