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Hi I'm Grant

I love sports, I love my family, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hi my name is Grant, I'm 20 years old, I am currently serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, in the Arizona Scottsdale mission. I grew up in Washington, and lived in Florida for 4 years before moving to Portland Oregon. I am serving my mission in the Arizona, Scottsdale mission. I love to hang out with friends and play sports. I have 5 older sister, I absolutely love all of them. The church has always been a part of my life, when I got older however I kind of fell away for a little bit. After realizing that I was missing something in my life I decided to go back to church, and I haven't regretted it since!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I want a eternal family, my father passed away when I was 10 years old, and I want to be able to receive the blessing of eternal families, and live forever and ever in the kingdom of God. I strive to do better and better in everything I do so that I can return to live with not only my father but also the rest of my family. Those blessing come through the temple and bring so much peace into our lives! Yeah its hard to cope with the loss of a loved one, but knowing that if you keep Gods Commandments and endure to the end, you will be able to see those loved ones again is a big promise and brings a lot of comfort into my life!

How I live my faith

I live my faith be being the best example i can be to everyone else, and striving to do better everyday. My faith is more of a way of life rather then a religion I follow. I believe that everyone should live their faith whether your Catholic or Lutheran or Mormon, you should be proud of yourself and you should let everyone know what you believe and why. Right now I am serving as a missionary for our church, its the best thing I could ever be doing with my time. Serving the Lord bring so much happiness into our lives, its amazing to feel the spirit of it! The way it can change people lives in indescribable and absolutely amazing! I love my father in heaven and my Savior Jesus Christ!

What do Mormons believe about family?

We believe that the "Family" is the basic unit of Gods church and is one of the greatest opportunities/responsibilities that we have here on earth! The Family is supposed to be there to support you in your life and help you to grow. We are there for each other and want to come closer to our Father in Heaven together. We also know that because of the blessing of the temple we are able to have our families sealed together for all time and eternity. These blessing give us great comfort when we lose a loved member of our family. The family is 1 of our greatest purposes in life! Show more Show less

What is being a Mormon like?

Well whats it like being human? Being a Mormon is just a way that you believe... We have strong values and try to stay away from things in life that can bring problems or can cause us to lose our faith in Jesus Christ. We are normal people that have jobs and families, just like everyone else. The only difference is that we go to church for 3 hours on Sunday, and sometime we have extra things throughout the week. Everything we do is based around our families, and how we can strengthen them and bring them closer together, while at the same time bringing us closer to our Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. We try to be the best people we can be, and we know that by doing so God will bless us with happiness! Being a Mormon is great! Show more Show less