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Hi I'm Camdon

I've lived in five different states and on two continents. I love to talk to everyone I meet and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My father is an officer in the United States Navy. His work took my family and I all around the country and even to Spain. Even though I moved frequently and far away from everything that I had known there were several things that remained constant in my life. My love of music followed me across the world as my Mom taught me how to play the piano. I've been playing about 14 years now, ever since I was three or four years old. My passion for learning things hasn't been diminished by new schools or time, though like most people, my enthusiasm for homework is not exactly overflowing. I joined Boy Scouts when I was eight years old and I earned my Eagle Scout Award right after my fourteenth birthday. I was recruited to swim on a swim team in Spain and I loved it so much that i decided to got to state twice in high school. The most important thing in my life has been the gospel of Jesus Christ. He set the example in the way he lived and in the way He died. His love for all people everywhere inspires me and helps me to see the good in those around me and hold firm to my standards when they are challenged. Following His example and loving those around me helps me feel closer to God and I love that more than anything.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and raised in a strong family. I was branded as "sheltered" because I refused to take part in activities that did not allow me to maintain my personal standards. Many times, my standards were attacked and my faith insulted even by some who called themselves my friends. These attacks and insults have faded as I've matured and grown in confidence. Rather than insulting me, people began consulting me and in place of attacks came sincere questions. My life has been so blessed by my Church and it shows. I have joy in my life that many around me just can't understand. It bothers those who insult me and it intrigues those who know me. This joy and the love that I feel from my Heavenly Father are so strong that I can't imagine leaving. I've attended many services for other religions and listened to their teachings, but never have I felt the powerful feeling of truth from anywhere else. Most of all, I have read the Book of Mormon, I have prayed to God to know of its truth and the Holy Spirit witnessed to me in my heart and in my mind that it is true. I know that God lives and that He loves me. I am a Mormon because He has shown me that being a Mormon is the best thing that has ever happened to me.

How I live my faith

I practice my faith by following the commandments that God has given His children in the Bible and in the Book of Mormon. I don't kill people, I don't worship idols and I don't steal things. I keep the Sabbath day holy by attending my Church meetings and resting from work, school, sports and even some activities on Sunday. I also wake up early every school day to attend Seminary where I learn specifics about the Old Testament, the New Testament, the Book of Mormon, and the Doctrine and Covenants. I serve my Church by accepting callings, or assignments, that are given by those who have authority given from God to extend the responsibility to me. Despite all these meetings and obligations, my faith isn't a bunch of meetings and classwork. I live my faith by approaching my God in personal prayer to thank Him for the blessings in my life and ask Him for things that I need and want. My faith is not lived, it let's me live in such a way that my faith in God and love for His children is reflected in my thoughts, words and actions toward my fellow man.