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Hi I'm Kasen

I grew up in Utah. I was born into an active LDS family. I have been called to the Benin, Cotonou mission.

About Me

I love learning languages. I am learning: French, American Sign, Tahitian, and Russian. I am an actor and have stared in a few productions. Art is something I am passionate about, sketching is what I do most. I love psychology and sociology, as well as other sciences. I plan on becoming a ASL Interpreter and a Deaf Educator.

Why I am a Mormon

Yes I was born into a LDS home, but that is not why I am Mormon. I chose this. I have had my ups and downs, and have had many personal struggles with the church and what is expected of me. Then I had some close friends becomes even stronger in their faith, and the went to serve missions. I saw how living as the church directs effected their lives and made them ultimately happier people. I wanted that in my life. I wanted to be truly happy. So I decided to try, I decided that I would start by praying each night. That make all the difference. By talking to my Father in Heaven, every night, I felt his love easier and stronger. It made it easier to do the other things God directs. I stared reading the scriptures and talks by the prophets. I made an effort to make it to my church meetings and fulfill the callings I had. Now I am going to serve on my own mission. The gospel really does bring pure joy. We all have hardships and trials we go through, and most of the time it is not something that we did wrong, things just happen. However, if you look at everything you go through and try to see what you can learn from it, life will go better. I have found that you can learn something from everything you go through, and when you do, pray about it. Always turn to out Father in Heaven. He is there and he wants us to talk to him, he wants to talk to us, we just need to be willing to hear him, and act on what he tells us.

How I live my faith

I soon will be living my faith as a missionary of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I have been called to serve in the Benin, Cotonou Mission, and will serve as a missionary in the countries of Benin and Togo. What I do right now is studying the words of God each day. That can be the Book of Mormon, the Bible, or even other talks from the Prophets. Studding the words that God has provided for us provides a way for us to learn and to find answers to the questions we develop in life. Prayer has always been an import part of my faith. Praying each day helps me to feel my saviors love for me. It comforts me and helps me find the answers I am looking for. I also try to just help. I know that sounds vague, what I mean by that is, if I see someone having a hard time I go to them and see what I can do to help. Sometimes that is just listening, sometimes it’s helping them build something, or carry groceries. Sometimes the best way to help is just to give them a smile. As I look for ways to help and I try to live how I know God wants me to live, it becomes easier. I find that being open to new ideas and trying to do good in the world is a great way to live your faith. You don't have to do some big thing, if you are trying to really fallow what Heavenly Father and Christ direct then it will be okay.