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Hi I'm Henry

I grew up in Vermont, I'm a little person with a big heart & a cool wheelchair. I'm a sports fan & love my family. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I'm 31 years old & live in Vermont. I'm a little person & ride a cool wheelchair to get around with, I've been a member of the church since 1993. I've had a lot of struggles in my life both physically & spiritual, I have a dog named Buddy who is a Beagle.I'm the first and only member of my family to graduate from high school. I love taking pictures of the mountains & trees during the fall.

Why I am a Mormon

Why am I a Mormon? I was 7 almost 8 when my family joined the church & at a young age I could see how it changed my parents lives & even my older sister. (2 years older) Growing up & being a little person & being in a wheelchair was hard, mainly at school because there were kids that looked at you funny & say unkind words to & about you, but when Sunday came around & I'd go into the church with my family it was like I didn't have a disability. Members looked at me & what I could do not what I couldn't. Being a member is different for everyone because we're all not the same but we all have one this in common & that's happiness, everyone is looking for something to make them happy for me me its the church. Happy to know that families can be together forever, that marriage isn't just till death do us apart & that I will see & be with my family that have passed away again. It's hard to write why I'm a Mormon because there's so much I could say but there's not enough room. All in all I happy & blessed to belong to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

How I live my faith

I live being LDS the best way i can. I try to treat everyone with kindness & the respect our Savior would show. I had a calling a little bit ago to be a teacher & teach younger kids in our branch about the Gospel. Even though I had the lesson book & taught them, I feel I learned more from them. Some of my best memories growing up was going on camp outs with the Boy Scouts with the youth in our branch. I'm in a wheelchair because I can't walk & i'm a little person yet i never felt left out. they did the something's with me as they did themselves, other groups couldn't believe how well treated & helped I was during camp outs, they were looking at my disability instead of me as a person. That's one of the biggest things I love about our church, it doesn't matter who you are or what you look like, they look at what's on the inside not the outside.

What is the Word of Wisdom that Mormons talk about?

Henry
We believe our bodies are temples & there for we shouldn't put anything that will harm our bodies inside us. The Word of Wisdom is a guide that members live by to help keep us healthy. Some of the things that are in there that we are asked to stay away from is Alcohol such as beer, wine, strong drinks, Tobacco (cigarettes, chewing tobacco) Coffee & Tea. We can have certain kinds of tea but it has to be herbal tea. The big question we're asked is what about coke soda, can you drink that or not & the best answer I get when I asked is it's between you & Heavenly Father. I know there are some members that don't drink it & I know members that do, it's one of those questions you'll have to decide for yourself when the time comes. Show more Show less