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Hi I'm Travis Carlisle

I LOVE to play soccer. I'm 6' 4" and no, I don't play basketball. I am serving an LDS mission. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a Missionary for the Church who just loves to play sports, my favorite though is soccer. My soccer team was my second family. This past year, I was Team Head Captain and had to step up as a leader. The whole entire team became my family and friends. We also got a new Coach, and he made the year funner than any other year. I also love just hanging out with friends and laughing. The more I find Christ in my life the more I learn to love life. I went through trials just before I came out on my mission, and without the Atonement, I wouldn't be where I am today. My greatest goal in life is to find as much eternal happiness here on Earth as I can. As a missionary, I constantly find myself asking, "Why am I so happy?" I've found that the closer I come to Christ, the more I'm living like I would in the eternities, and so I'm finding more of that eternal joy.

Why I am a Mormon

Although I grew up in the Church, I was personally converted to the truth. Just like anyone else who is looking into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, I had to ask God whether or not it was true. I will never forget the answer I received. The feelings of comfort, peace, and happiness I felt were so strong I would never be able to deny my membership to the LDS faith. I love feeling the spirit because it brings a sense of eternal happiness into my life, which is what drives most people in all of their choices. If I'm not happy, I know I'm not doing something right, and I tend to always be happy when I'm striving to follow Christ's example!

How I live my faith

I am currently serving in the Mississippi Jackson English Speaking Mission. I was an active member of the Church my whole life, even though I didn't follow Christ completely. Now that I'm on a mission, I am focused on him nearly ever second of the day. I try to develop that charity for others, that he had. I try to turn to our Father in Heaven as much as possible like He did. I try to have Faith and obedience to God's commandments. I know that I will be blessed if I do!