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Hi I'm Steven

I live in Ephraim, Utah. I write novels and screenplays. I'm on a mission in Peru. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I've lived in Utah my entire life, and have loved it the whole time! I grew up in an LDS family that taught me right from wrong at a young age. As I got older, I began to develop a love for writing and drawing. I love to draw comic strips, and hope to get a college degree in animation. I also love writing, and have written 5 books and some screenplays. I hope to be published someday! Right now I'm on a mission to Iquitos Peru until July 2015.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it's true. I have a strong testimony. I've never had a big spiritual experience teaching me like some other people, but when I concentrate I can see the gospel in my life in a way that could never be attributed to superstition or chance. Whenever I have doubts or troubles in my life, by trusting in Christ I can push on through bravely. Nothing is scarier to me than the thought of a world without the gospel, where when we die we are forever gone. Luckily, that isn't true, and I know the truth, which is even luckier.

How I live my faith

I love to help out in my church with community service and being an example of what I believe. I try to be a good example around friends, both those that are LDS and those that are not. Every year I take part as a cast member in our local pageant, and often get assigned extra jobs by whoever needs me! I always try to help out when I can, by blessing the sacrament, playing the piano, or even occasionally giving a talk. And now I'm going on a mission, which I supposed really is "living my faith".

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

Steven
Mormon women are wonderful, amazing people! We believe that women are extremely important, as are men, and that both have respective roles and duties in the gospel. Men are responsible for using and maintaining priesthood power and protecting and providing for families. Women are responsible for bearing and nurturing children. Both are extremely important roles, and a husband and wife should work together as a team. Some think we think less of women since we do not say they should get a job or go on a mission, and because they don't hold the priesthood. They can get a job or go on a mission if they want, it's just not required of them. Raising a family is hard enough, so much that dad still needs to help out all the time. Women are so sacred and often more in tune with the Holy Ghost than men are, and more willing to talk about spiritual things. Women are a wonderful part of the world and should never be thought of as either greater or less than men. Show more Show less