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Hi I'm Stratton Avery

I'm a missionary in the Tennessee wilderness, & love doing anything that gets my blood pumping. Yo soy mormón!

About Me

I grew up in a great place called Heber city Utah. Currently serving as a full time missionary in the Tennessee Knoxville mission. My time as a full time missionary is very short. Will be coming home in the beginning of the summer of 2016. When I get back I plan on finding my next companion... And going to school. I love the outdoors. Grew up in the mountains playing in the snow on a device they like to call a snowboard. In the summer you can catch me at the lake or somewhere on a back road enjoying the warmth of a nice camp fire and the company of good friends. I love any sport that you can play with a ball... And if there is a sport where you don't use a ball, then I like that too. Love my family, and I will always get a good laugh from talking with children. Hope to have my own someday.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it gives me a sense of peace and hope. one Of the things that set us apart is our holy temples. Because of temples we can be with those we love for all of time and eternity. Every time I see a temple I receive that confirmation that the church is true, and I am so grateful to be a part of it. One day I hope to be married in the temple and raise a family of my own. Families is a very important part to our Heavenly Fathers plan and only through this gospel can we have true happiness. Because of the restored gospel we are blessed with so much knowledge and ways we can receive this happiness. I know this to be true and hope others can find this joy in their life's.

How I live my faith

I have not always had a strong faith in our Savior. As I got older and stated doing things because I wanted to, is when I stated to feel the love my Savior has for me. As a missionary I talk to people everyday about this love and help them come closer to our Heavenly Father through the teachings of Jesus Christ. Tying to follow the example of Jesus Christ and care for others the way he did, is what I think is one of the most important things we can strive to do in in this life. We are all sons and daughters of God. And for that we should always love one another and do all we can to brighten someone's day. After my mission I plan to continue to do exactly the things I have learned on my mission and hope to bless the lives of others.