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Hi I'm Mitch

I grew up in the capitol of the church, Salt Lake City, Utah. I am now preparing to leave on a mission.

About Me

I was just a normal mormon boy who went to church when mom and dad said so. Ive always had an aspiration to go on a mission and ever since I was in primary, I had been telling myself that its something I need to do and now Its something that Im doing. I had finished all of my papers and was ready to turn them in to the bishop in order to get my call but i decided to wait so that I could save up money so that the mission wouldnt be a burden on my parents. My brother had gone on his mission without saving any money at all and to see my parents struggle to pay the bills and have to tell the family that we arent going to be able to eat out anymore because they dont have money, is what made me save. Now that Ive saved up more than half of my mission, I will be leaving on the 24th of February, 2016. Ive been called to the Washington, Everret mission. Im very nervous because it will be my first time away from home and my first time on a plane, and many other firsts that scare me. I am the type of guy who likes order and plans, so to go out and have the plan be, simply, find someone to teach. Its a scary thing, not to mention Im a horrible talker. Im more of a listener and I hope that Ill be able to use that skill to the most of my abilities on my mission.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because its something that I want. There hasn't really been any huge things that have happened to me but there has been so many little things that are so strong and I cant help but know that this is the right church. I know for a fact that he is there because he does help me and he does comfort me through the holy ghost. Its something you feel! Many people have asked me what it feels like. The truth of the matter is that not everyone feels it the same way. Through growing up I always heard the phrase "there will be a burning sensation in your bosom". I have never had that feeling and I used to wonder if maybe I wasn't listening close enough or if this church just wasn't right. Later down the line I started having experiences and these experiences came with a feeling. A feeling inside my chest and in my shoulders. It was as if someone was just hugging me with the most amount of love anyone could ever have for me. Through these small experiences I grew to love the church that I serve in and I grew to know that It is true. That, is why I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I go to church, participate in service that the widows and needing people of our ward ask for help in.