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Hi I'm Morgan

I am from Kaysville Utah, born and raised, I have spent the last 2 years of my life serving the Lord in Texas, and I am a Mormon!

About Me

I love sports, all of them. I play basketball and soccer. I love to hike and be in the outdoors. I love music and enjoy listening to a wide variety of genres including classic rock and country. Currently, I am serving the Lord on a 2 year mission in Texas. I have a big family and love to spend time with them.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I choose to be. I have an LDS family and was raised in the church. As I have grown, I have gained my own testimony of this great Gospel. I have found for myself the truth. I have asked God in earnest prayer whether or not the Book of Mormon is true, and through his Holy Spirit I have recieved a confirmation. I have felt the power of His priesthood in my life through my dad who had blessed and anointed me in my times of trial and distress. I have prayed and received an affirmation of the truth of the prophet Joseph Smith. I know he saw God the Eternal Father, and His Son Jesus Christ, and through him, they restored their church upon the earth, the very church that existed during the ministry of Jesus on this earth. I have discovered these truths and received a testimony of my own through prayer and study. If you knock, the Lord will open the door and reveal His truth so that you may see as I have. I promise you, if you ask with a sincere heart, you shall receive.

How I live my faith

Right now in my life I am serving full time as a Representative of Jesus Christ so everything I do from the moment I wake up to when my head rests on my pillow at night is focused on my Lord and Savior. I wouldn't have it any other way. I love the Lord. I love my Savior. I wake up at 6:30 every morning and exercise, shower, eat breakfast and prepare for the day. At 8:00 AM I am studying the scriptures. I spend most of my personal study time studying for the people we are teaching. At 9:00 my companion and I study together and share what we have learned. We make specific plans for everyone we are planning on meeting with that day. At 10:00, my companion and I strap on our bags and head out the door. We spend the hours from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM sharing the gospel with everyone we see. We often go door to door inviting people to consider the evidence we have that God has reached out to a modern prophet. We talk to people on the street and invite them to read the Book of Mormon. We give service everywhere we can. We often have scheduled service for community projects or events. We look for service at every opportunity (even mowing a lawn if the owner is unable). At 9:00 PM we arrive back at our apartment. We kneel in prayer and ask the Lord to guide us as we plan for the next day. We take 30-45 minutes planning everything we will do the next day. We fill in every hour of tomorrow's schedule with an activity that will help us accomplish our purpose, which is to invite others to come unto Christ. We also discuss every lesson we will teach and what we need to do to prepare ourselves to teach it. After all of this, we take a few minutes to write in our journal and take care of personal things. By 10:30 the lights are out and we are in bed. A lot of people would ask why 80,000+ young people, boys and girls, ages 18-24 would sign up for a life like this. The simple answer I would give would be this: Because it is true. This is how and why I live my faith.

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Morgan
We believe that families can be together forever. I believe that I will be together forever with my family. This simple truth gives so much comfort and relief to those who experience the loss of loved ones. I feel an added responsibility to my family to keep the commandments and live worthy of this blessing. This helps me remember whats most important in life when I seem to get caught up in my everyday life Show more Show less