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Hi I'm Carler

Born in Australia, however grew up in New Zealand. Now living back in Australia. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I'm the Eldest out of 8 kids. With just my siblings and Mother. We don't have a much, but we have each other which is more than I could ask for. We all have two things in common, music and sports. I love to write/ play instruments (piano or the guitar) which I'm still trying to learn. Reading and creative writing is what I like to do. Volleyball is mostly my thing, however I just hit the ball and don't really look where/who I'm aiming at. I'm the only one who doesn't really play in my family.

Why I am a Mormon

Why I am a Mormon you may ask? I've been brought up in the church. You may think well that doesn't really help much right? You have the freedom to choose right from wrong, or to do whatever you wish. I had many times where I decided to do whatever I wish. The further I went, the further the feeling of peace slipped away. Every time I went to play a piece, I would be frustrated with myself because I felt nothing. Every time I went to teach the children I'd be angry and raise my voice at them. I realized as weeks pass by just mucking around, studying hard, working hard. That so much frustration and tiredness that I went through. I was relying on myself, thinking I know exactly what I'm doing. In truth yes. However I didn't feel this much stress before. I knew at that moment Heavenly Father is waiting for me to ask him for help, to ask him to guide me to that peaceful feeling I once had. I know that deep in my heart, throughout the weeks of seeking and asking. I gained that peaceful feeling once again. I'm never letting go of that feeling.

How I live my faith

In the ward I'm in. I'm a teacher. I teach music to the young children. I love to hear them sing, it brings a peaceful feeling, there sweet voices flowing in the classroom. The excitement I feel from them when learning new words, or how to conduct a song. I also play the piano for the congregation. At times I feel nervous. But when I play that same peaceful feeling from the children voices overcomes me and I lose myself in the music. Do you have that special place where you can just feel peace? Or something that you love to do that brings peace?