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Hi I'm Joshua

I have grown up in Salt Lake my whole life. My favorite thing to do is play hockey. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm 19 years old, and live in Sandy, Utah. I attend Salt Lake Community College, but hope to head to either Utah State or Utah in a few years. I love to play hockey, I've played since I was four years old. I also play other sports, such as baseball and basketball. I love being around people and making them laugh. I always joke around, and love to have fun. You can always count on me to break the ice, I usually do this by saying something awkward that makes being laugh. I make fun of myself a lot to make others around me feel comfortable.

Why I am a Mormon

I know I'm not perfect, I make a lot of mistakes. My whole life I have tried to be this perfect image of a person, but I felt no one could really see me for who I truly was. But as I struggled in life and looked for answers and I came to find that the gospel gives you peace and comfort. It gives you a chance to be around people who want the best for you and care for you. It gave me a chance to help others and better their lives. Most of all though the reason I am part of this church is because no matter what I do, or the mistakes I make I always have the chance to change and become better. I feel there is hope for myself to become someone great, and I never feel alone or of no worth. The church gives me peace and comfort, gives me strength and hope. I have felt the weight lifted off my shoulders from the wrong choices I've made, and I no longer have to feel that affect my life. But I am able to move past my mistakes and put them behind me, and become someone better.

How I live my faith

I am preparing to serve a two year mission where I can share the gospel to any person I come in contact with. In my ward I work with the youth and help them in their projects and activities. I'm always willing to help anyone in my neighborhood with anything. I love to give back in anyway I can, whether it's something small and simple or going out of my way.

How can we increase our faith in Jesus Christ?

I find the best way to build faith in Christ is to read of his life and how he lived through scripture. Scriptures tell us exactly who he is and what he has done, and most importantly it shows us how to be like him. After you see the person he was then pray that you might come closer to him, that you may follow his footsteps. Then act in his name and do as he did. You will come to find that Jesus Christ will give you strength and help you do more with your life then you ever thought possible. Show more Show less