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Hi I'm Joseph Smith

I'm from rural Arizona. I am a Mommas Boy. I am an Athlete. And I am a Mormon.

About Me

I have been spoiled in my life with blessings and love from my Father in heaven. I was born a healthy boy, and have been able to participate in many sports and activities. I have been blessed with a large family having 5 siblings 2 sisters and 3 brothers. So you can imagine things got pretty wild with the Smith boys, and it's a miracle in itself that we all made it through some of the activities we thought would be fun. I grew up in a small town with many of my extended family living close by creating opportunity for me to become very close with my cousins. I was blessed to play varsity Football, Basketball, and Track for all 4 years of my high school career. And because of how small the school was, I was able to participate in choir and plays as well. I had a very enriched Child hood and it has shaped me into who I am now. I am greatful for my life and I am excited to see what things God has in-store for me in the Future.

Why I am a Mormon

Well I was raised in the church and have been taught the principles all my life. I used to live the gospel out of expectation and for the approval of my parents, which I think is a problem many youth of the church have, but as I have matured a little i have realized the importance of gaining that knowledge for my self. So i began a serious scripture study and meaningful prayer…. it wasn't like I was pushed off an edge to be totally engulfed in the waters of the truth of the Lord, but that I slowly eased my way into it. I'm mormon, because through trials I have been given I have realized how real the Atonement is and the significance of it! And I have gained that testimony for myself! instead of relying and trusting on that of my parents. And that is why Im Mormon! Because I know that God Loves Me…. and you! And because He loves us He will not leave us here with all the confusion that is in this world alone. I know that God has called a Prophet again today. And the organization of Apostles and Seventies and bishops and teachers has been restored. And you can find that organization in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

How I live my faith

This section is rather hard for me to answer except through the thought that i live it almost as any mormon. Through service, this may seem hard but its really not it can be as small as a smile and a few words all the way up too Donating millions of dollars. Service comes in all ways and shapes. And all service is smiled upon by the lord! I love to hear promptings from the holy ghost of service i should do! i must admit that i haven't been exactly perfect in listening to the spirit but thats one thing i do hope to gain from my mission.