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Hi I'm D. Macrae Olsen

I grew in Moab Utah right next to Arches National Park. I am a Mormon

About Me

So just some things to know about me is that I would classify myself as an athletic art geek. This is my way of saying that I'm really into sports such as Road Biking and Tennis, I love to draw and paint when I have supplies, and I am also planning on trying out as a professional league of legends player. I was a Math Sterling Scholar for my school and have so far been to one semester of College at Utah State University. I love to meet new people and befriend them no matter who or what they are and am excited that I will be on my mission to meet new people and bring them closer to the gospel.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a Mormon since the day I was born and have lived it my whole life, this however does not mean that I did not have to find out for myself whether or not it was true at points in my life. I would have to say that the biggest surge I had to knowing whether or not the church is true would be when I was going through some major troubles at school and with my different friend groups as well as other things. I was depressed all the time and had my head in the dumps with not knowing what to do. It actually got so bad to the point where I began to neglect the people that are closest to me and I told myself that this had to stop. So I decided that prayer would be the best thing for me since I didn't want to talk to anyone else and went for it. I would not consider myself one of those people that every time they pray they get a super warm fuzzy feeling, but here at this moment of prayer I did get that feeling along with the thoughts that everything would be alright. From then on I knew for myself what was true and that Christ and God had a plan for me. I'd like to bare my testimony that I know this church is true and that Joseph Smith was and still is a true Prophet as well as the founder of the Mormon church. I know that he received divine revelation to help restore the true church to Earth. I know that President Monson the current Prophet of our church is true to and that he gives us revelation from God and Christ to guide us through todays challenges. I know this gospel is true and in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

How I live my faith

In my ward I was what they call a Ward Missionary. This meant that I would help both friends and people I didn't know come closer to the Gospel. I was really excited about this since I had just received my mission call the month before and I had some close friends in my college dorm that were either not Mormon or were having troubles getting to church. I was able for the first time ever bring one of my friends who was not Mormon to church and was also able to bring my best friend who's had some troubles to church as well.