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Hi I'm Daniel Williams

I grew up in Mississippi, Just graduated High School, and am Serving a Mission!

About Me

Hi! I am Daniel! I live in the South but am currently serving a church mission in Boise, Idaho!! While on my mission I am blessed to testify of Christ, that He is our Savior and Redeemer. Before I left for my mission, I enjoyed running and competing at sports! I ran track in high school but I also played soccer, football, Frisbee, and basketball with my friends! My favorite thing to do is to hang out with my family! They're pretty awesome:) I think families are the most important thing in the world. They always teach me and help me. My brothers and cousins are some of my closest friends. I really enjoy living closely to God because it brings lasting Joy into my life.

Why I am a Mormon

Well, I was born into this church, and how thankful I am for that!! As a youth I was able to take part in seminary classes, scouts, and all types of fun activities! I have had so much fun!! We'd go rafting and canoeing as a youth group all the time!! I really loved that! During that time I was also taught about Heavenly Father and began the practice of reading scriptures and praying daily. My youth leaders would always tell me to pray for myself to know if the Gospel was true. So I did. I prayed to know if God really was there and if He did love me and Restore this Gospel. God answered my prayers gradually, a little at a time. At first I felt happy and Loved. I knew God was there. Then I felt enlightened. God did appear to Joseph Smith. Gradually and almost imperceptibly, I began to gain a knowledge for myself. Now I know this is true independent of others. How thankful I am that I prayed for myself! How thankful I am for those leaders who invited me to ask God myself. Now I feel like I'm even more happy and filled with just real joy as I live the things I now know are true. I'm a Mormon because it brings true lasting and fulfilling happiness:))

How I live my faith

I live my faith by doing the things that bring me closer to God and helping others to do the same. The Gospel is able to transform us into becoming like The Lord. I talk to The Lord daily through prayer and scripture study. I attend Church and apply what I learn. I try to follow the example of God's Son Jesus the Christ in my daily life, such as helping those who seem downtrodden and weary. I feel the greatest joy when I help people, just the way Jesus would do. Being on a mission gives me a special opportunity to live my faith by serving others and teaching them of Christ. It has been an incredible to see the transformation in peoples lives as they grow closer to The Lord. Helping others change helps me feel the Lord's love for us, his children. As I live my faith, I feel a lasting Joy and peace.

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

Daniel Williams
Being a Mormon, I have a firm belief in God. That belief in God doesn't end at prayer and scripture study, but is found and cultivated as I go throughout my day and breath deeply of this Life our Lord has given me!! Doing the things that I love help me discover the evidences of a God. As I go canoeing in the clear waters, or gaze at the deep hues of a sunset, I see God's hand. On a Friday night when I'm out with my friends getting ice cream with laughter and smiles filling the air, I feel the blessing of living God's gospel:) As I slow down and see the wonders God has given me.. I feel Him close. The Beauty of life is all around us. God is in the details of this world and in our lives. I've seen evidences of a God Swimming in a cool creek, bathing in the radiant sunlight, or after running through the pouring rain. God is with us. As it says in Acts 17:28 "For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring." We are sons and daughters of God. He has filled a world with beauties that testify that He is and lives. These evidences strengthen my faith and increase my happiness, for in our Heavenly Father, we find true Joy:) Show more Show less