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Hi I'm Harrison

My life isn't what I thought it would be, it's better. I love to give hugs. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in California but I spent my most formative years in Utah before moving back to California to attend college. I love to learn about the world around me, whether it be the laws that govern our natural world or the traditions and beliefs of those that inhabit it. I love to read, play board games, goof around and try new restaurants and food. I'm currently serving as a missionary in Tallahassee, Florida until I get my visa and finish my mission in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm Mormon because I read the Book of Mormon and prayed about it. The only feeling I can adequately describe was love. I felt, I believe, a part of God's love for me as one His children and I knew, at that moment, that not only was the Book of Mormon true, that Jospeh Smith was a prophet and that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints was true but also how real the love of God was for each of His children. I continue to be an active member because I want to be a better person, son, friend, future husband and future father. I continue to be a member because I know that laws the Church is built on are true and lead to an enormous number of blessings in this life and salvation in the life to come. I continue to be a member because I see the hope, perspective and strength it gives others and myself to face challenges and find peace, happiness and joy.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by doing my best to be a friend to those around me. Belief without action is dead. I live my faith by trying to help those around me. Whether it's something small, like writing a thank you card, or taking them out to dinner, or something larger like spending an afternoon doing yardwork or being there for someone when they are brought low. I live my faith by serving in my University to help organize activities for other college-aged members. Currently, I am serving a mission for two years. Setting aside personal goals and aspirations for the next two years has been really hard, but so far, it has definitely been worth it.

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

I see God through the natural laws around me. The way everything works, billions of cells functioning together, obeying the most minute laws of chemistry and physics to let me be here is evidence that there is a god. Through scientific observation, we learn more of God, not less. Show more Show less