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Hi I'm Cody

I'm an avid skier, an outdoorsman and I'm a Mormon

About Me

I grew up in Cache Valley, Utah. I am working at a sporting goods store called ALS Sporting goods. I love to ski in the winter because Utah has the "Greatest Snow on Earth". In the summer my family and I love to go boating. We all love being in the water. I also love hunting. Duck hunting is probably my favorite thing to hunt. Right now I am attending Utah State University. I was just called to serve an LDS Mission and I am going to Rancho Cucamonga, California and I leave May 21, 2014. I am super excited.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I love the Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints. The standards for life that the church has is amazing because if live by the commandments like keeping the word of wisdom, or keeping the law of chastity; you will feel so much happier. I have been a Mormon all my life, from the day I was born I was a Mormon. I was born into a Mormon family and went to church and did what I was supposed to do for 16 years. I then got a girlfriend and she was a Mormon but she didn't go to church and didn't keep all the commandments. So from dating this girl I started straying away from the church and Stopped going for like 2 years. We dated for like 4 years and I really thought I was going to marry this girl but then one day it all ended. After all that time she broke up with me and I felt like I had nothing in life anymore. We had been broken up for about 8 months and she had moved on but I was still in the same spot I was before. I was not happy I didn't like doing anything and I got a feeling I need to change. I have to change. So I knelt down and prayed to my Heavenly Father and asked for help. I asked him that could be happy again and asked for some direction in my life. I received an answer... I had a change of heart I had the urge to forgive her for breaking my heart. Now I am preparing to serve an LDS Mission. Its amazing what we can do when we put faith in our heavenly father, because a year ago I don't know where I would be with out the gospel in my life. Id like to share my testimony with you. I know that My Heavenly Father lives and loves each one us. He only wants what's best for us and that's why he sent his son Jesus Christ to earth to be crucified and atone for all of our sins, and then raise from the dead so that we can have the power of repentance. I know that with repentance we can become clean and all of or guilt can be lifted from our shoulders and we can be happy and feel loved.

How I live my faith

I strive to live my faith my trying my hardest to attend all of my church meetings. I live my faith by working my hardest to keeping the commandments. I live my faith by helping anyone who is in need of help, and help them with anything they need help with. I live my faith by treating people how they deserve to be treated with love and respect. I live my faith by preparing to serve an LDS Mission. Serving a Mission is a huge sacrifice because you give up everything and leave your family for 2 years so that you are able to help other family's come unto Christ and help family be together forever. It is the greatest sacrifice because you are serving other people and that's what's being a Mormon is all about. Helping and Loving one another.