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Hi I'm Joseph Aaron Schlather

I grew up in texas. I am an avid photographer. I love sports. I am Serving a mission. I am a Mormon

About Me

I absolutely love any sport I am able to play. I have been into photography my entire life, and I plan on becoming a pilot in the Navy. I am currently enrolled in college and I enjoy fashion a lot, but thats not why I am in college. I am a biology major and I love science so much! I have one brother and two sisters. My mother and father are happily married for over 26 years now and i am the only active member in my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a mormon, because I know it is the true and restored church of Jesus Christ. As a young boy, all of my family member fell away, and so did I, but we still went to different churches. Then one day in school, one of my close mormon friends asked me if i would want to go to church with him that week and i said sure, so I did. That day completely changed my life, because that is when i began to truly know what feeling the Spirit/Holy Ghost truly meant. I knew that that was the true church because I have never felt that way in any other place before. My family is sealed, and we were sealed in the Houston temple, at the time, I was 8 and it didn't mean much to me then, but now it means the world to me. I pray everyday that my family will feel what i felt that know, and that they can become active members of the true church of Jesus Christ. I know that we have a living prophet on the earth today, and i know that we have since the church has been restored. I know every prayer is heard by our heavenly father and that we are NEVER alone. God loves us unconditionally and wants us to live righteously so we can live with Him again for the rest of eternity. I know that the power of the priesthood only works through the power of God and the Book of Mormon is another set of scriptures. I know that I am loved so much by my ward and by my Heavenly Father, and I know that every ordinance we have, and every commandment we have is there for a reason. This church truly changed my life and I am so thankful for my friend asking me to go with him that day, The spirit truly does speak to you in times of need, you just need to listen.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by regularly attending church every Sunday. I do not currently have a calling in my ward, but I try to help out with whatever I can. I am currently serving a mission in North Carolina. I keep the word of wisdom and live the way the prophets have told us to. I pray regularly and I am always looking for someone I might be able to help.