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Hi I'm Will

I grew up in Vernal, Utah. Im going to the France Paris Mission. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

In High School a friend convinced me to join the Swim Team sophomore year. It completely turned my life around. Before I was doing whatever I didn't really have a plan other then graduate and move on to college. This excluded a mission and swimming helped me get a little focus and perspective. When I started to clean up the physical aspects of my life and with the influence of good friends and examples I came back to the Church. I fixed the problems Id been having and now I'm preparing to go serve the Lord for two years and I couldn't be more excited.

Why I am a Mormon

First and Foremost I am a Mormon because this is the true church and it makes me happy. I know that The Book of Mormon is the Word of God and it has the power to changes lives. I know that the leaders of the church are truly inspired. I was born a member but I'm not a child I make my own opinions I've decided to stay in the church not because it's what I've always done. I've read the Book of Mormon and it is amazing, everything anybody could have questions about, the answers can be found by studying it's pages. I know that in times of struggle Christ is there and can help. He understands everything were going through because of the Atonement that he made for each one of us. I've felt this comfort in my life. I know this church is the true church of God. I know that Thomas S. Monson is the Prophet today and that Joseph Smith restored the Gospel to the earth under the direction of Jesus Christ. I know Christ is our savior and redeemer and without him I could never be forgiven for my sins, without him I could never be happy and without him I could never return to live with my Father in Heaven I say these things in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

How I live my faith

One of the things that is most important to me is studying the scriptures daily. I like to attend church activities and church on Sunday; however nothing replaces the spiritual nourishment that comes when you study the words of God and learn of Him. This gives me peace and helps me in all aspects of my life. I keep the commandments so I can have the Spirit with me constantly. I try my best to set an example because if just one person can see the positive effects the Gospel has had on me and it makes someone want to do better, even if I never know, I'd count that as a success. I try my best to live faithfully and keep the commandments, that is how I try to live.

What is the Book of Mormon?

You'll never go wrong by following the teachings in the Book of Mormon. It confirms many things and teachings also found in The Bible. It's a record of the people in the Americas and it contains a collection of the writing of their prophets. It's awesome. Show more Show less