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Hi I'm Kanchi Abe

I was born in Japan, and moved to Utah when I was three. I work at a moving company. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I enjoy wrestling, running, singing, making movies, and playing the ukulele. I'm currently a single (19), and I work full-time at a moving company, and a part-time for my neighbor's son who is disabled. Born in a wrestling family, I've wrestled through junior high and high school seasons and took 3rd in state.

Why I am a Mormon

The reason why I'm a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, isn't just because I was born in the church as my parents as the converts, but that I have truly found my own desire to be the member of this church, and I am grateful for my parents for making the right choice to be baptized into this true church. At first, I was going to church because my parents told me to go and I never realized why I was going to church, because it was just so natural to me to attend church every Sunday. It wasn't until I finally searched the scriptures, especially the Book of Mormon. Honestly, I have read it through a couple times personally, but just like reading a boring book with writings you have no idea what it's talking about, I didn't understand how important it really was to my life. When I started studying the Book of Mormon, I felt something very calming and peaceful. The happiness of knowing the truth and how it can be applied to my life filled me with the fullness of joy. At that point, I knew for sure that it was true, and that I had to follow the example of Christ and live as He did. It changed my life both mentally, and spiritually, and I looked at my life at a different perspective that brought peace and comfort. I know that it is the only way to return back to Our Father in Heaven, who loves us so much that He sent each one of us here to experience a human life and gain faith in Christ by abiding to His words.

How I live my faith

I was born in the LDS church. Both my mother and my father was a convert. I have had callings to be the ward translator (English-Japanese). I go to a Japanese ward with my family and there are members who are Japanese, married to a Japanese member, or have served their mission in Japan. I am now a young men's advisor, and I teach the lessons to the youths in the class, and as well as planning the activities for the week. I'm also a home teacher with my father as my companion.

What is being a Mormon like?

Kanchi Abe
Growing up being a Mormon, it has blessed me so much to know this gospel. One thing all Mormons do, is to do the best to live as Jesus Christ did. We are not perfect, not even close to be perfect. If we were perfect, there would not be any reason to be here living this life. Mormons do whatever it takes to follow the words of God, and keeping the commandments. I have seen and felt many blessings from being a Mormon. I can always rely on the Lord by praying and asking for help and guidance. I can search the scriptures to receive answers to my questions and inspirations to draw closer to the the Lord. When I feel that life is tough or too hard for me, I always know that there is a way to overcome them. This gospel brings hope to all Mormons. The life as a Mormon is bright, cheerful, and uplifting with the knowledge of the true gospel. We know that we can receive the fullness of joy, the everlasting happiness that everyone desires, when we do what God truly wants us to do. Show more Show less