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Hi I'm Joe Eliason

Im mormon I grew up in logan utah I went to adams school then mount logan middle school then graduated at logan high 2000

About Me

I love doing family history. My hobbies is family history running 5ks, 10k, 15k, half marathons, and marathons. I like to fish, camp, and hike I have worked for lee's market place, brigderland appiled techology college, zollinger's tree & fruit farm, and oakdell egg farm.

Why I am a Mormon

There was a time in my life when I lost all my ambition, I had no purpose, and I began to hate myself. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was an essential light in my life that helped my love myself again. I always believed that God had a plan for me but through the scriptures, through personal revelation and through the words of a living Prophet, I was able to come to know that I am a daughter of God, and that God's plan is a plan of happiness. This changed everything; I was able to discover my passions, I regained a desire, a desire to do... anything again, and I found the happiness that I had forgotten I could feel. I am grateful for the Book of Mormon and I know that it is true. When I read it I feel good, and I am more at peace. I have found answers to important personal questions and it has helped me come closer to my Jesus Christ. Aside, from my faith, when I live the standards of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day saints I am a happier and I can't deny that. When the "important" things in life weigh me down or scare me, I am so grateful that I can go to the temple, that I can pray or read my scriptures and I am reminded of what is really important. In a world where everything is changing the God has given us something to cling to; he hasn't left us here alone.

How I live my faith

going to church and reading the ensign. I do not think it is difficult to see all the people I deal with, both in private and in my work, as brothers and sisters - as children of God - and to treat them with the appropriate respect. Because the Church teaches "Love thy neighbor as thyself," I have always tried to keep my own body and spirit healthy and to develop my talents to be able to serve better in both my work and in my volunteer work. Another principle taught by the Church has motivated me, "True worship consists of service to our fellow men." Attitudes and actions in this sense, supported and demonstrated by loving Church leaders who follow Christ's example, have given me and my wife a fulfilling and happy feeling in life. Despite, and even with illness, loss and failures, we are grateful for the opportunities we have been given.

Who is the Mormon prophet today?

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