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Hi I'm Colten Robert Lindquist

I was born and raised in the Salt Lake valley. I love music, dancing, making jokes, and family. I am a Mormon.

About Me

Hey everybody! Well I am currently 18 years old! I just graduated from High School where I spent my time in choir, dance, a year of some sweet rugby playing, cheering at football and basketball games, and student government! Man it was awesome, and now I get to go to Guatemala City on my mission! Whoo! I love making jokes and goofing around with my family and friends. Sometimes I talk to myself just to make myself laugh! I am planning on going to Utah State University in two years.

Why I am a Mormon

My family has been members since the Gospel was restored to its fullness by the Prophet Joseph Smith. I was raised in this faith and taught all of its truths. I was baptized at the age of 8. Although I was raised with this gospel and I knew it was true, I was not converted. I didn't have my own testimony, I was just following my parents and honestly I wasn't searching for a testimony. I thought I was doing all that was needed, just saying I believe. That changed though one summer, the summer I turned 14. I was attending a week long day camp that our Church provides. I was actually a little hesitant to go. I mean, a week full of church lessons? Who wants to go to that? But I went anyways, and it was not what I expected. I actually enjoyed the lessons! I felt different returning home each night than I had ever felt before. I was so happy and I actually wanted to go back to the camp each day. It took me almost the entire week to realize that was the spirit becoming a bigger part of my life, and I loved it! Thursday came, and I was attending a lesson about the Martyrdom of our Prophet Joseph Smith. Man that lesson changed me inside. I started thinking if a man would give his life for this gospel, then it must be true! Did I know it was true? Well, if something gave as great a feeling as this gospel did,

How I live my faith

I am a home teacher for two awesome families! Each month my companion and I go to these families and teach them a lesson and make better friends with them. I attend Church each Sunday at 9:00, and it is the best part of the week! I am no longer considered a youth since I am now 18 and have received the Melchizedek Priesthood, but I still go to Wednesday night youth activities, because they are just awesome! I attend the temple each week at least once.