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Hi I'm Timothy Devon Morris

Ambitious, dependable, knowledgeable, and honest are all words that describe me but perhaps one word would define me best: Mormon.

About Me

Although my name is Timothy, I go by Devon. I am the epitome of a first child and yes, that does mean getting all the attention. As the trailblazer of my family I've been able to accomplish many things and setting a good example for my younger siblings is something I value. I enjoy listening to music, exploring the outdoors and spending time with those I love. I recently returned from my mission after serving the Lord in Veracruz, Mexico. There I learned about God, learned about myself and learned how to bring my will in harmony with His.

Why I am a Mormon

Despite being raised in the church, I know that being part of this gospel is an active choice. I haven't always been so certain about this church or my path in life. For many years, I struggled to find myself and something that truly defined me and made me better. The role that the gospel would play in my life became evident only after I left out from under my parents' wing. All of the sudden, I felt empty and without identity and it became hard for me to truly see who I was. As I rediscovered the gospel and turned to Christ, I found identity and I found joy. If I were given only a sentence to answer this question, I would have to respond: "I'm Mormon because it makes me happy."

How I live my faith

To me, Mormon is more than an adjective it is a key part of defining who I am. Remove an adjective and a sentence may still stand, but remove Mormonism from my life and I cease to be who I am. I choose to apply my faith to all aspects of my life to the best of my ability. The great quest of my life is to seek truth. This quest does not consist of separating secular truth from spiritual truth but rather bringing the two into one great whole. This is extremely important to me as a student and a scholar. I try to let this ideal permeate all my life from sunrise to sunset. Although I participate in church activities and fulfill my calling of ward missionary in the church, I try not to let these outer things define my inner testimony. I believe that motives are important in this church and I'm trying for a complete and total change of heart. To me, Mormonism is not a set of tasks to be accomplished or a complex rule book that must be learned to follow but rather it is mindset and a way of life.