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Hi I'm Joshua Cummings

I grew up in the Salt Lake City area. I was just called to the Cincinnati Ohio mission, Spanish speaking and I am a Mormorn

About Me

I was born in the church, and have always been a part of it. I just received my mission call to Cincinnati Ohio, Spanish speaking. I have taken 3 years of Spanish, and can somewhat communicate, and I've also taken a year of ASL which has become one of my passions. When I return from my mission, I plan on attending Weber State in Utah, and pursuing further education in ASL, as well as stage technologies.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that the church is true. There is a poem called "Footprints in the Sand" by Mary Stevenson. It talks about how during the hard times in life, Christ carries us through them, and I know this to be true. Life is hard, but with Christ all can be accomplished. "Footprints in the Sand" One night I dreamed a dream. As I was walking along the beach with my Lord. Across the dark sky flashed scenes from my life. For each scene, I noticed two sets of footprints in the sand, One belonging to me and one to my Lord. After the last scene of my life flashed before me, I looked back at the footprints in the sand. I noticed that at many times along the path of my life, especially at the very lowest and saddest times, there was only one set of footprints. This really troubled me, so I asked the Lord about it. "Lord, you said once I decided to follow you, You'd walk with me all the way. But I noticed that during the saddest and most troublesome times of my life, there was only one set of footprints. I don't understand why, when I needed You the most, You would leave me." He whispered, "My precious child, I love you and will never leave you Never, ever, during your trials and testings. When you saw only one set of footprints, It was then that I carried you." - by Mary Stevenson

How I live my faith

I live and love my faith by participating in any way possible. I have been a youth leader for most of my time in the youth program, and I know that God has His hand in it. My current hometeaching partner is the Bishop, so I've had very cool opportunities to practice the priesthood, and go on visits throughout the ward.