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Hi I'm Aksel

I grew up in Salt Lake City. I love wrestling, spending time in the mountains & playing the guitar. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in the Salt Lake City area. I graduated from High School in the Salt Lake area as well. I enjoy wrestling. It's pretty much the thing that I do best..that and playing the guitar;) I have been playing the guitar for about 7 years now. I'm self taught: NBD. I love to spend time with my friends and I love serving everyone around me. I was raised in the Mormon Church and I love this Gospel. I am currently on an LDS mission and love serving the Canadian People.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church and really just went through the motions that my parents taught me. It wasn't until I was about 18 that I gained a true testimony of the truthfulness of this gospel. I recognized that the path that I was on in my life was not one that brought any true joy or happiness. I had been rebellious and unwise with my life choices..but through the examples of my great friends in the church, I was led to experiences that have changed my life dramatically. Through the repentance process, I was able to feel my Father in Heaven's love for me. I have no doubt in my mind that he loves each one of us and wants nothing more than for us to be happy. I learned this church was true when I prayed about the Book of Mormon. I read the book from cover to cover and prayed about it every day. The feeling I got when I read and prayed was an amazing and indescribable feeling and I knew that what I had read was true. I had grown up without taking the prophet Moroni's promise to heart. It's not until I acted and read the Book of Mormon for myself and prayed to my Heavenly Father to know if it was true that I had this experience. Faith is what starts it all.

How I live my faith

As a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, I live my faith by constantly seeking to bring others closer to Christ. I love to share the message of The Restored Gospel with everyone I come in contact with. Doing so increases my own faith in Christ and helps me develop a love for those I teach. I love seeing people's lives change through my small but important effort to help them gain a testimony of the truth of this message. I go to church every Sunday. I was the first assistant in my Priest Quorum and I love helping others live the gospel. I love doing temple work and I love my family.

What are Mormon Temples used for?

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