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Hi I'm Benjamin Clyde Barrett

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About Me

I am from Centerville Utah, born in Bountiful, serving a Mission in the Iowa Des Moines Mission! I left on my mission shortly after graduating from Viewmont High School and plan to attend the University of Utah when I return! I am the youngest of seven kids in my family, I have had wonderful examples from my older brothers and sisters that have influenced my life greatly. My family is the best thing in my life and they are a high priority. Words cannot express my love for them. I have wonderful parents that have raised me well in the church and they have a lot to do with the testimony I have today! I have many nieces and nephews and many on the way so I wont put a specific number haha. I love basketball and track and would like to continue participating in those in college if at all possible! I love the outdoors like going camping, hiking, or taking out my RZR. I hate all things related to zucchini so don't ever put that on the table at dinner! I like to watch sports and movies but would rather do something else rather than sit on a couch. I am a definite morning person! I love to get up early and see how much I can accomplish before the sun comes up or before it hits noon. I try to live my life to the fullest without any regrets!!

Why I am a Mormon

This gospel is the BEST! That's why I am a Mormon! I have seen the gospel change me into the person I am today and I cannot give credit to anyone else but God! I am a Mormon because the knowledge we have of the Atonement and the Plan of Salvation has blessed my life. I know that this church is true, that through Jesus Christ we can live with our families again! That the Light of Christ that is in our lives can open our eyes so we can see things as they really are! The closer we are to Christ the more light or understanding we receive of how wonderful this life on earth is! We have so many blessings all around us that we can't see or perceive without having the truthfulness of the Gospel in our lives! I am grateful for the focus the Gospel has on families! I am so excited to one day have a family of my own so I can experience the same joy my parents have had in raising a family! I am so grateful for the simple things in life that continue to bring me true joy or everlasting happiness. This Gospel is amazing and I am so excited to share it with the people in the great IDMM!

How I live my faith

I live my faith by always trying to have and eternal perspective on life. Always trying to see the positives in all situations because I know that all things are possible through Jesus Christ! I try to help others to come too that knowledge as well. The gospel is the most beneficial thing to us through the service of others! I have a firm testimony of agency and the blessing it is that we have it! We have the ability to choose how we feel, what we say, and how we act. We can choose to bring ourselves closer to Christ or distance ourselves from him. I try to use my agency correctly every day because I know the happiness it brings, not only in this life but the eternal life to come.