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Hi I'm Conlon

I was born in Las Vegas, Nevada. Moved to Wyoming. I graduated from High School class of 2016. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am 18 and will be going on a mission. I am the oldest of four boys in my family. I have graduated high school class of 2016. In high school I participated in Cross Country, Track & Field, Drama, and a little, tiny bit of golf. My hobbies include sketching, listening to music, riding around my neighborhood on my long-board while listening to music, running, building or tinkering with anything and everything, hanging with friends, or doing whatever possible with people. I plan on going to college after my mission, I will study engineering and linguistics because how cool will it be to know like 15 different languages at once. So this is about me.

Why I am a Mormon

Why I am a Mormon? That question always brings a smile to my face when someone asks me that. I was born into a family that was members of the church, but I was never pushed by my parents to go to church if I don't want to, and when I was younger I didn't, I always thought of church as boring and uneventful. When I was little and I focused on other things, rather than read the scriptures, pray, or participating in ward events. I became unfocused, easy to dissuade, not very committed to my tasks. When I moved to a different location, it was different then my last residence. This place was a place where everyone cared and wanted to help anyone in need in any way. I made new friends who shared good values and went to church, who talked about stories from the Book of Mormon, and I could see the blessings and the spirit they had when they were committed, so here I was, a new kid in a new place and I was at a crossroads. It was one of those forks in the road where the path on the left was dark, gloomy, and you could see these dark eyes gleaming at you from a distance. The path on the right was clean, bright, and had friends and family beckoning for me to follow (metaphorically-if you know what I mean). My friends would constantly talk about going to the temple or going on a mission, and I began to do the same thing too, I began to go to church, and participate in high school seminary, and church events, and I felt good. I felt the spirit and I have made mistakes and its gone away, but it is easy to find it again and clear your conscience of your mistakes, through Christ's Atonement and the love Heavenly Father has for you! That is my testimony to you, that anyone feels welcome and feels the spirit when they surround themselves with the gospel. I have received so many blessings when I follow the spirit and strive to set my standards high. I have made many mistakes, but it doesn't slow me down to want to be better and brighter than I was. This is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I love going to church because it is the biggest peace I can find in my life. I will try whenever possible to help my ward with cleaning the church, shoveling the sidewalks when its snows, or giving service to new members in the ward or people in the town wanting help. I participate and like to go hometeaching with my companion on a regular basis, and offer myself frequently to take the sacrament to the homebound seniors or those unfortunate to make it to church, honestly, I dont know why but it makes me feel really good and I feel the spirit every time one of the older members of the ward sees me entering to give them the sacrament, and their faces light up.