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Hi I'm Easton

I've grown up all over the United States. I love running, playing football, and being a Mormon.

About Me

I run track/field and Cross Country, played American Football for many years, and thoroughly enjoy the outdoors. I am going on a mission to Norway because I want to share the happiness that the Gospel brings to my life. I hope that the people of Norway will appreciate my effort and see how special they are to God. After my missionary service, I hope to attend the University of Alabama to earn a four-year degree. I love to spend time with friends and try new things.

Why I am a Mormon

Why AM I a Mormon? This question took some pondering. I was born into the Church, lived it my whole life, and this question stumped me. Sure, I could just as well be Catholic like my friends, or Buddhist, or whatever. Why not? That would be so much easier. I think I am a Mormon because it isn't easy. I think President Kennedy is pretty close. "We choose to go to the moon. We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win, and the others, too." I am a Mormon because it is difficult to focus all of my energy and talent towards good things in life, to always progress. To have an end goal in life, and one as high as heaven, may be difficult, impossible without Christ, but it is definitely worth the effort.

How I live my faith

I live in a ward that has a high percentage of older people, and not many people my age. This gives me many service opportunities, especially around the holidays. Me and my dad home teach another gentleman and his family. This is great preparation for my missionary service, and helps me to tell others at school about the Church. Graduating has been tough on "living my faith" because I no longer have a schedule that is set for me, I have to have the initiative to do everything, and that has really helped me see where my weaknesses are. Now that I am on a mission, every moment of my time is devoted to serving the Lord and sharing His Gopsel with others. Living like I am on the Lord's time helps me to get so much done and has helped me better follow Christ.