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Hi I'm Benjamin Barton

I'm from Washington. I'm an adventurer. I'm an Eagle Scout. I'm Mormon.

About Me

I was born and grew up in SE Washington. I graduated High School in 2016. I earned my Eagle Scout Award. I'm currently going to college. I like to hike, camp, ski, and ride motorcycles when I can. I love to try new things and to expand my horizons.

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon because I know that the teachings of the church really are true. I've prayed to God about what the church teaches and I've received answers from Him testifying to me that this church has what He wants for us. I want to know all that God has in store for me and what my purpose is in life, so why not be at the place where truth resides? I know that God cares about everyone of us individually and knows every aspect of our lives and allows for us to be tested and also blessed throughout the course of our lives. I'm Mormon because I love the peace I feel when I go to church. The Spirit of God comes to confirm truth of spiritual nature and can be felt at most church meetings, it can be difficult to feel it at first but when you want to feel it and allow for it to happen it will come. It's such an amazing comforting feeling that can only described as a warmth and peaceful feeling; I seek after this feeling in all that I do and say. If you want to find out why I'm a Mormon then you'll have to have faith to try it out by going to church or calling the missionaries.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by being a follower of Jesus Christ. I do my absolute best to try to act as he would by being kind, patient, considerate, thankful, neighborly love, and living a life of service for others. I have faith that when I serve others I am also opening up myself for blessings both immediate and in the future. The golden rule definitely applies here. In action, this usually looks like picking up things that other people drop, being the first person to smile at someone else, and complimenting others; all of which makes yourself and the other person feel good.