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Hi I'm Josh

I grew up in Utah. I love tennis and wakeboarding. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I've been in a small town my whole life and I love it. Throughout high school I swam and played tennis all four years.Other things I enjoy doing are going up the lake and playing ping pong. I graduated high school just this year in 2014. I've been called to serve in the Obregon, Mexico mission and I report July 23. I am extremely excited to serve the Lord and the great people of Mexico.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because that's what makes me happy. To be honest all the rules can feel restricting at times, but it never takes long for me to be humbled again. The rules are only their because we have a loving Heavenly Father who knows what is best for us. He wants us to be happy and that is why He has set certain guidelines, but it is up to us to follow them. Another reason I choose to live the way I do is that I've too blessed not to. In the Book of Mormon blessing are generally followed by pride and its not soon after that all the blessings are taken away. I don't want to have to go through that sorrow and that miserable process anymore than I need to. Last, of all I'm a Mormon because I know our Savior lives and He has made it possible to make it back to Him with our families.Why would anyone want anything else than to live with those they love most for all of eternity.

How I live my faith

Although I have grown up in Utah I have been in a ward with surprisingly few youth. Because of the small numbers we were able to get to know each other much better and it made all the activities a blast. My favorite activities to this day have been those were we serve the members of our ward. I can't even count the amount of times we went up to cut firewood for those who's homes may have been cold during the winter. Cutting the wood itself was always a good time, but it was nothing compared to the look on the members face when we stacked the wood for them at their house. As for home teaching my bishop and I were companions before I left. It was a great blessing to learn from him and get to know him better before I left on my mission.