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Hi I'm Christopher

I'm a college student. I have a great love of learning. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I live in a family of eight, five siblings, my parents and myself. I know that it's not normal to have so many children, I think the average in America is 2.3 children per couple. But I haven't thought having so many siblings as a strange thing. I don't know how other people can live with only one or two siblings. My brothers and sisters are a great influence on me. They help me feel good about myself and what I do. I'm only 18 years old, so I haven't experienced that much in my life. High school and a year of college are the biggest events of my life. High school was hard for me because I couldn't take the easy path. I took as many advanced classes as I thought I could handle and consequentially I didn't get much sleep during the school portion of the year. I managed to survive high school and I went to college for a year. I loved all the classes I took at college and I really learned some amazing things. After a year at college, I'm now waiting to go on my mission.

Why I am a Mormon

I love being a Mormon. I have a sense of where I need to be in life and what direction I need to head. Without my church I would be lost as to what I need to do with my life. Being a Mormon also gives me a great feeling of peace and a way to be happy. I know that through Jesus Christ and his true church, we can overcome any challenges we might face and receive exaltation.

How I live my faith

When I was at college I helped teach some Sunday School classes. Every three weeks I taught all the members of our congregation in the first half of the alphabet. I prepared and gave these lessons mostly on my own. Every once and a while, all the teachers would meet together and discuss what was working our lessons and what wasn't. I don't think I had any special qualifications for this responsibility. I did go to seminary for four years, but so did most of the other people in my congregation. I might have even been unqualified. I'm not a very social person, so teaching lessons was very stressful for me and that undoubtedly affected my lessons. Despite feeling a little inadequate for that calling as a teacher, I did my best to be the best teacher I could be.