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Hi I'm Ethan

I live in the UK with my family- I have four sisters, I love to ride my bike and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in the same town that I have always lived in! In fact you can see the hospital that I was born in from my bedroom window. Bike riding is my main hobby but I enjoy watching and playing football, as well as hanging out with friends and watching movies! My sisters and I get on really well (most of the time), although we all agree things would be better if we had a dog- but mum hates dogs! Did I mention it rains- a lot! However, we are thankful for this- the rain keeps us all super cool! I have been called to serve in the Alpine German-speaking Mission and I can't wait to get out there and share the gospel, even if I will have to learn another language in order to do so! Of course I will miss my family but, when I think about it, two years of my life is not that much to sacrifice considering all the Lord has given me. I hope to attend university after my mission, with aspirations to become a dentist! That's right folks I wanna poke around in people's mouths, pull out teeth, and cause all sorts of immeasurable pain, so that I might make a living!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a Mormon family and I was baptised at 8. Although I had already been baptised, around the age of 14 I started to have doubts about the church and I thought that the best thing to do was to pray. I read the book of Mormon daily and prayed for about a month to receive the answer that I needed to obtain! That's a lot of knee-time. I can testify that although I always make mistakes and that I am not perfect, the church is true and I want everyone to know this.

How I live my faith

I attend church whenever possible on Sundays and I try and study the scriptures every day. I find that saying my prayers is always a huge part of living my faith because prayers are direct communication with our Heavenly Father. I have also been able to learn for myself, through life experiences, that Heavenly Father will help me to achieve far greater than my potential, as long as I put the work in.

Why don’t Mormons drink coffee, tea, or alcohol? What is the Mormon Church’s law of health and proper diet?

Ethan
I am asked this question all of the time and my friends are never really satisfied with my answer. I tell them that if Joseph Smith found out way before doctors that smoking was bad for our health, why wouldn't you want to listen to the Word Of Wisdom. Looking at the main things on the list (tobacco, alcohol, tea/coffee, illegal/harmful drugs), we see that none of them are good for us from a health point of view so where is the logic in not following the guidance in the Word Of Wisdom and avoiding these substances? Show more Show less