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Hi I'm Elder Eric O'Brien

I am from a small town in Southern Alberta. Right now I am serving a LDS mission in Halifax and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the middle child in my family. I have one older sister who currently works as a educational assistant at an elementary school and I have a younger brother who is currently serving a LDS mission in Fort Worth, Texas. I am currently serving a LDS mission in the Halifax Provinces and I have been out in the field for about 20 months now. Before my mission I worked for my Dad helping him out in the office. I plan on eventually getting into broadcasting for a career. Some of my hobbies include, watching sports (Especially hockey and football), computers, and playing basketball. In high school I was the manager of the basketball team. I would describe myself as a go-getter, hard working, enthusiastic person.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I was born into this Church. As I have grown older I gotten I have gained a testimony of this church. I don't know what I do without it. That is why I want to continue along this path because it is the only true happiness in my life. There have been times where I had to cling onto my knowledge of the gospel to get me through the trials I have been through. God has been there for me every time I've needed him. He is always ready and willing with whatever it is we are struggling with. As I have read the Book of Mormon I have gained a testimony that Joseph Smith is a prophet and that the teachings in there are for our day.

How I live my faith

Right now I am living my faith by serving a full-time mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day saints in the Maritime Province's. I have been out in the mission field for over a year and a half now. I love being able to testify of Jesus Christ and of his divinity every single day. I get to meet and teach people about the gospel. I have been able to see these people through God's eyes. I have striven to be an example and a light to those around me all throughout my life. I know that God lives and I know that he hears and answers our prayers.