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Hi I'm Craig

I'm from Orem UT. I love to play sports and I play competitive Ultimate. I am serving a mission in Samara, Russia. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love to play sports, especially Ultimate Frisbee. I play Ultimate competitively and I will be playing in college and then in higher leagues. There is a professional team in Salt Lake City called the Lions that I want to play for. I enjoy reading and writing and I love to write poetry. My dream is to publish a book of poetry I have written. Another dream is to play for USA Ultimate at the World Championships and the Olympics. I enjoy getting to know people and being around others.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have been so blessed by this gospel. I have learned to feel Gods love for me and I have felt His love so much by living the gospel. I agree with its teachings and I love this gospel. It truly has blessed my life in so many ways. I have felt the Spirit and have become so much closer to God and my Savior. Many times in my life I have been going through a trial and have come across something in my scripture study, from a teacher or leader, or had an experience that has helped me so much and has either answered my prayers/questions, given me peace and comfort, or many times both.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by living righteously and following the principals of the gospel and the counsel of prophets and local leaders. I help with family history in my ward. I do a lot with indexing. I also teach lessons during church. I try to share my testimony in words and by my actions.

What do Mormons believe is the purpose of life?

Craig
Our purpose on this earth is to progress and grow so that we can become like Heavenly Father and His son Jesus Christ. We are on this earth to gain a physical body. Since God has a body, we must obtain one if we want to become like him. We also are here to learn to choose between good and evil. That ability to choose is called agency. It is necessary for us to learn to choose. We will also gain experiences that are necessary for us to progress and grow. We have trials for our good and all of our trials help us to become more like God. We are also here to get a family. Families are the most important unit in the church so we are here to get one. We can be like God and live with our families forever if we are faithful and repent. We will one day become like God if we obey Him and we can become perfected. Show more Show less