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Hi I'm Crosby

I grew up in Utah. I love my family. I watch Avatar: The Last Airbender, and I love it. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Crosby. It is my first name, not a nickname or a last name. :) I am from Green River, Utah, and I grew up on a pheasant farm. I know. Weird, right? But I absolutely loved it. I really like when we hatch chicks! They are so cute when they are a day old! Ever since I was little, I really liked school and to learn. I liked it so much, I decided to become an elementary school teacher. So I went to college. Now, because I love change so much, I went to three different colleges/universities (College of Eastern Utah, Brigham Young University, and Southern Utah University). My favorite part of college, wasn't even college. I took a semester off to teach English to children in Changzhou, China through the International Language Program. It was the best thing for me! I learned so much and my love for teaching children grew! After I got back from China, I finished up my degree at Southern Utah University and even taught school for a year. I loved it, but man, it was a lot of work. So I decided that I needed a break from all types of school (even teaching it). So I turned in my LDS mission papers, and I got called to serve to the Nicaragua Managua Mission. I am going to speak Spanish and teach others about something that I hold very near to my heart. I am so grateful I get to be a missionary and proclaim the gospel to those that haven't heard it before.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Although I grew up in the church, this is not why I am a Mormon. I am a Mormon because as I was taught when I was young, I could feel the Spirit of the Holy Ghost testify to me that this gospel is true. I am a Mormon, because I know that my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ love and care for me. I know that the Book of Mormon is true, and the Prophet Joseph Smith did see God the Father and His son Jesus Christ. I know that Jesus Christ did suffer for my sins and was resurrected. I know that through Him our sins are forgiven. I also know that through Him miracles happen. I know that Heavenly Father answers my prayers and will help in my time of need. I know that the principles that are taught in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are true. That is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

Now being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, or being a Mormon consumes your whole life. Now this is not a bad thing, it is a great thing! When I live the gospel and let it into every aspect of my life, I feel happy and on the right path. The way I live the gospel is through my actions, speech, dress, and thoughts. Just to give you a run down of my normal week as a Mormon. Everyday-I say my individual prayers and have individual scripture study. We also say morning, breakfast, lunch, dinner and evening prayers as a family. At night we also have scripture study. Monday-At night, we have Family Home Evening. This is exactly as it sounds. Our family stays in for the night, and we bond, play, teach each one anther about Jesus Christ. Wednesday- I am one of the leaders of the young women of our church. We meet at the church around 7 pm, and we do activities that will help them grow to become great mothers and leaders. These activities are FUN! We also do service projects and help the community. Sunday- I attend church for 3 hours and learn about Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ, the Holy Ghost, prophets, apostles, and more. This is really awesome, because it is like a spiritual boost throughout the week. But this is not all! When I was in high school, I took seminary classes that taught me about the scriptures and when I was in college, I took Institute classes that thought me about the gospel of Jesus Christ. Not to mention all of the service projects, events, and activities that our ward organizes. Now, just to sum up, I live my faith by making time for things that are important to me. I live my faith by being modest in my dress, speech, and actions. I live my faith by surrounding myself with those who have high morals and values. I live my faith by attending church meetings and fulfilling my calling. I live my faith by reading my scriptures and saying my prayers. I live my faith building my testimony of Jesus Christ.