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Hi I'm Michael Cannon

I was born in Puerto Rico, love sports, am preparing to serve in the Mexico Mexico City North Mission, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in Puerto Rico to two loving parents. I am the youngest in my family of five children. Sometime later, my family moved to Utah. I enjoy all sports, especially football. Really any outdoor activity can make me happy. I also enjoy math classes at school along with science courses. I love people and getting to meet new people. I also really like math and history. I love the gospel. I love to do work and help others.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that it is Christ's true church on the earth today. No other thing has brought me as much happiness as being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Being a member of this church makes me happy and gives me hope. When hard times come, it gives me the hope that I can overcome my difficulties if I allow Christ to help me. When I feel alone, it comforts me to know that because of the Atonement, Christ understands exactly how I feel and He knows how to best help me. I know that the Savior loves me and Atoned for my sins, pains, sicknesses, and anything in this life that I struggle with. When I turn to Him, I feel comfort. Being a member of the church and actively trying to shine the light of the gospel, I find unmatched happiness. It is a happiness that I know all people can feel.

How I live my faith

The Savior Jesus Christ was the perfect example. I try as best as I can to live my life as He lived His. I am not perfect, but striving to be the best I can in keeping the commandments helps me feel closer to my Heavenly Father. He went around helping everyone He could and offered the most meaningful service that He could. I love to serve others and help those in need. Whether it be a friend, yard work, or a meal, I love to help those who need it. It helps me realize how much Heavenly Father blesses me every day. I also try to read my scriptures every day especially the Book of Mormon. It truly testifies of Christ, and when I apply the things that I learn while reading, I find greater happiness and peace. When I share the things I have learned and know too, I find happiness. I try to share what I know by how I live and also through word. Christ wants us to love all as He loves all of us. I pray for help, and then ask to be filled with this love, and show it to others as I can. Living my faith brings me much happiness, and makes me want to share the good news of the gospel of Jesus Christ.