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Hi I'm Isaac Shaw

I'm from a family of twelve, red headed and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My family is my life. I am number 9 of 12 and love to spend my time joking and laughing with the whole odd ball group. When I am not with my family I love to skateboard and serve in the Lords Temples. When I "grow up" I plan to become a mechanical engineer and have a rag tag group of kids to call my own. Everything I do is influenced by the Gospel of Jesus Christ. It is my life and without it, I would't know who I am. I am first a Son of God and second a son of ma and pa.

Why I am a Mormon

In this life we sometimes feel alone and confused. We need a way to know whats what and who's who. Our perfect loving Father in Heaven didn't leave us alone without a way to know. In fact he has given us many ways to know. I am a Mormon because my Father in Heaven hasn't left me alone. He answers my prayers and He answers my questions. Questions like "Is Joseph Smith a prophet?" and "Is the Book of Mormon the word of God?". What better way to make a choice than to ask the guy with all the answers? Another reason I'm a Mormon is because the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the teaching of the church work. The Lord taught "Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them." Matthew 7:20. When we look at the world, we can see what is good and what is not by the things it gives us. As we live the Gospel, we are happier. As we pray to God, we get answers. As we ask we receive and as we knock it is opened. I am a Mormon because I see good "fruits" and I have been given real answers. Recently, my 13 year old little sister passed away from Leukemia. It was one of the hardest things my family and I have had to face. Although it is still hard and questions still come, I have found peace. I have the comfort that Truth brings. It is no made up thing and it is no mind game. The Gospel is real and it does heal us. It works. It has real and practical results. I am a Mormon because I know our Savior lives. I know He wants us happy and I know that this Church brings that happiness.

How I live my faith

I know I'm not perfect, not even close. The way I live my faith is working towards that goal. This life is a time grow and become like Jesus Christ and to live how he would live. I live my faith by serving those around me and in so doing serving the Lord. Right now I am a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and am trying to dedicate my life to sharing His message. The Gospel of Jesus Christ is built on love and service. I'm doing my best to develop that love and desire to serve. Although I sometimes slip and make a mistake or two, I get back up and try again. Christ didn't quit and neither will I. Relying on the Lord is another part of living my faith. I can't do it by myself, but with his help nothing is impossible for me.