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Hi I'm Seth

I am a Navajo. I grew up on a reservation. I'm a college student. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I just graduated from Brigham Young University-Hawaii with an Associate of Arts and Science Degree, majoring in biology. I love doing outdoor activities such as hiking and camping. My favorite sports are volleyball, track and field, and archery, but that does not necessarily mean I'm the best as any of them. I have lived on a reservation my entire life up to the point I went away to college. I am going to serve a mission for the Church starting Fall 2014.

Why I am a Mormon

I have always been a Mormon. But I didn't realize why until I was in high school. I came to know that God does have a plan for all of us and wants us to be happy not just in this life but in the life to come. While in college, I have learned that by trusting in God will bring me that happiness. If an uneducated 14 year old boy can learn of this truth, why can't a college graduate? Why not me? So I did everything I could to know that this Gospel and Church was true. The Book of Mormon says that the Lamanites were the primary ancestors of the Native Americans. I know that this is true because not only because of spiritual witnesses but because of cultural witnesses as well. This has given me a sturdy foundation in the Church and in Jesus Christ. I know that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and that through His Atonement and sacrifice for us that we all have a shot at returning to live with God. I know that I am a child of God. I know Joseph Smith was the prophet of the restoration, as much as Abraham, Moses, and Alma were. I know the Book of Mormon is scripture sent by God to instruct and inspire us all, not just members of the Church. I know that this Church is true and is headed by Jesus Christ, the Savior of the world.

How I live my faith

While I was a student at BYU-H, I was almost always surrounded by other members of the Church. Now that I am back home, I do my best to continue to live the Gospel standards when other members are not always around. I attend all my church meetings and help out where I can. One of the biggest things I do is find ways to serve others because that is one of the principle ways to show love not only for others but love for God as well. This service includes both church and non-church related activities, events, and instances.