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Hi I'm Colby

I'm from Idaho, I love soccer and cars, and I'm one of those crazy Mormons.

About Me

I'm the oldest of four boys, and a huge fan of soccer and beautiful cars. I graduated Idaho Falls High School in the spring of 2013 and had a great time playing soccer for them for two years and club soccer up until the spring of 2012. I'm currently awaiting my EMT Basic certification and am hoping to further my passion for medicine and turn it into a lifelong career. love music of any genre from EDM to country and usually have something playing almost all the time.

Why I am a Mormon

Why am I a Mormon? That's a beautifully simple question with a beautifully simple answer: because it makes sense. It's true that I've been a lifelong member, but that doesn't mean that I've been a lifelong convert. I've gone through periods of deep self reflection and doubt where I have genuinely questioned why I believe what I believe. I've struggled and it took me more time than I thought it would to figure it out by myself. I chose to find out for myself when a girl in my Seminary class stood and told us why she believed. She said that she had gained a friendship and a deep love for Christ. That hit me hard-- I was finally at the point where I didn't like piggybacking off the knowledge of others and I genuinely wanted to find out for myself whether this whole religion was true or not. So I did. I prayed for two years accompanied by scripture study and church attendance and then I finally, finally, found my answer. The church is true. God knows who I am and he loves me, flaws and all as He does for you. Jesus died for my sins, all of them, as He did for you. I've had times where I was falling away and there was a noticeable lack in everything I did, it felt as though something was missing, I wasn't happy. But every time I have stuck with the church and read my scriptures and lived its teachings, I've been blessed more than I can tell you. And that, is why I believe.

How I live my faith

Being a Mormon is a daily decision. It begins when you wake up and doesn't end until you go to sleep. There are constant little decisions that are made throughout the day that I do to live my faith. Living my faith to me is living in such a way as to be an example of Jesus Christ every day through every action that I do. Whether it be a simple smile and a kind word, to chopping firewood for some widows in my neighborhood. Being a Mormon, at its basics, is being the kindest person that you can be. And that is how I live my faith.