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Hi I'm Davin

I love the outdoors, my family, small town life, and people, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in a small town in south eastern Utah, where there is red rock every where you turn. There are ancient cliff dwellings scattered throughout the area, and I have never seen brighter stars at night. I love to hike, swim, and mountain bike. I'm the youngest of five children. I am just finishing my last year of high school, I love to get involved, I am the student body vice president, and I play football and run the hurdles. I have graduated with my Associate Degree while still in high school, I value my education. I am preparing to serve a mission in the Nevada Reno Mission. I love life, and I believe a positive attitude makes all the difference.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised by a Mormon family, and I have been taught the teachings of The Gospel since I was a child. Although I have never doubted that what was being taught was true, I had my agency and I had to know for myself. After much study in the scriptures and prayer over the years I have gained a personal testimony that this is God's church and this is where I'm meant to be. A quote by Dieter F. Uchtdorf, the Second Counselor in the First Presidency of the Church says: "The Church is not an automobile showroom—a place to put ourselves on display so that others can admire our spirituality, capacity, or prosperity. It is more like a service center, where vehicles in need of repair come for maintenance and rehabilitation. And are we not, all of us, in need of repair, maintenance, and rehabilitation? We come to church not to hide our problems but to heal them". Everyone makes mistakes, has weaknesses, falls short of something, has problems. Because of Jesus Christ and his Atonement we are able to over come any problem, or trial we may face. This time on earth is to the time to prepare to meet God, that's exactly what this church helps me do. This is one of the many reasons why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

Some people may think that living your faith can be restrictive. But I have found that it is quite the opposite. Although it is not always easy, not living my faith make life so much harder. I need guidelines and direction, a standard to which I can hold myself to. I attend a church service every Sunday, and while in school I attend Seminary daily. Which is where I can go to learn more about the teachings of the scriptures. I try to be the same person and live my faith whether I am alone or in public.