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Hi I'm Joshua Dzieman

I grew up in Virgina. I love playing sports and being outdoors. Yup I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love playing sports and hanging out with friends. I love hiking and seeing the different colors of the leafs in the fall. I love being around my family and hanging out .Specially with my sister when we drive to places and blast the music and sing and dance like if no one is watching. I want to join the Navy like my father and serve the country and the people.

Why I am a Mormon

I was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints on December 26, 2011. I never knew about the Church until I graduated High School in 2010. I was introduced into the church by a girl I dated. At first I was closed off to the thought of even learning about the church because of my belief in only the bible. I didn't think that the Book of Mormon could even be true. I thought that some guy made it up and along with the church. 6 months into the relationship she finally asked me to meet with missionaries to understand what she believes. I said yes and I met with the missionaries they taught me about the restoration. I was so amazed because it answered so many questions I had. They asked me to read the Book of Mormon and pray about it. I went home that night and offered a prayer to Heavenly Father.I asked if the Book is true. Then when I began to read the book I felt the spirit so strong after finishing the first chapter I was amazed. The next day I was overwhelmed with fear of disappointing my family and the church I use to go to so I avoided the missionaries for 8 months. They eventually went to new areas and I began to change. I felt like I was missing something in my life and I didn't know what it was. The girl I dated and her family moved a hour away because of work. After about 8 months passed I hit a point in my life were I felt completely empty inside and I didn't know what to do. I called the girl I was dating at the time and vented to her and asked her what I should do. She said maybe you should meet with the missionaries. I prayed about it and it felt right so I drove up to where her family lives and when I walked into the door I saw the two missionaries I avoided for 8 months. They were put together again to serve in that area. I laughed to myself and said ok Heavenly Father if this is what you want for me ill meet with the missionaries. After meeting with the missionaries I was baptized. Now I am on a mission in Hawaii for 2 years.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by being kind to everyone and seeing the good in everyone. By serving other who are in need. I love reading the Book of Mormon and the Bible, praying and going to Church. It gives me the strength to endure each day and chose the right .