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Hi I'm Forester

I grew up in a small town, surrounded by Latter-Day Saints. I love playing sports and Oreos. I'm a missionary! And I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I love hanging out with my friends and family! I love playing sports, telling jokes, watching superhero movies, eating Oreo cookies and taking road trips. There's nothing like spending time with those I love! I love food! I take snacking very seriously! I am a proud attempter of the saltine cracker challenge, the gallon challenge, and more eating contests then I can count. Most importantly, I love this Gospel. The more I learn the more I love it and want to share it with others.

Why I am a Mormon

I've been surrounded by the church all my life, and I knew enough of the "textbook answers" to get by when my parents dragged me to church. But then one day I realized "getting by" wasn't good enough. I've always been a huge fan of sports, and one day a comparison between this life, and a game of basketball, really hit me. I'd always known that if you just went through the motions during practice, you wouldn't measure up in the game. And it all finally dawned on me that from a religious stand point, I was barely going through the motions. I knew that I wanted to look back on this life, just as I did a basketball game, that I could honestly say I'd given my all. Now I have a constant reminder to never be caught going through the motions.

How I live my faith

I love serving. I know for myself that Jesus Christ has given me (and all of you) the ultimate act of service when he chose to suffer and die for us on the cross. I came to realize that our purpose on this Earth is to become like Christ and that in order to so I must serve as he did. I know I can never do as much for another as he has done for me, but nothing makes me happier than doing for others, things they may not be able to do for themselves. I grow closer to the Savior, and in turn, show my faith, by trying to serve as He did.