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Hi I'm Courtney Bow

Born and raised in California. College student at BYU Hawaii. Called to serve in the Mozambique Maputo mission.

About Me

I live in Hawai'i as I study graphic design at BYUH. I love the beach and sunshine plus my Nikon that accompanies me on my adventures(:

Why I am a Mormon

It makes me happy. Plain and simple. I know that this is the true church and I want everyone to feel the same happiness I feel from it. I have a testimony of the gospel. I know Joseph Smith was a prophet called of God and I know that he did, in reality, see our Heavenly Father and His son, Jesus the Christ. I know that we have a prophet today, Thomas S. Monson and he is a man called of God. I know we don't have to be perfect in this life but we have to try our very very hardest. Christ atoned for our sins and it's through Him that we can live with our Father in Heaven who desperately wants us to again. I'm Mormon because I know that the Book of Mormon is true. I've read it and I know there to be no truer book. I know all of this because I've asked. I've asked the Lord and through the spirit I have never been more sure of anything in my life. I know that every one can do the same.

How I live my faith

I live through example as I strive to be more like Christ every day. This isn't an easy life but it sure is a beautiful one and recognizing that gives me a greater appreciation for our loving Heavenly Father. He love us. He knows us. He wants us to live with Him again. With this knowledge I am happy and when you're happy people wonder why. This curiosity often times leads to investigation and the gospel is always the root of it. Not a lot of my friends are LDS and often times that means explaining things like why I don't drink coffee or alcohol, what fasting is, and how I only have one mom;) There are a lot of people who just don't know a lot about the church and so there really isn't a better way to teach than through example. (: