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Hi I'm Drew Mahlmeister

Wickedness never was happiness. -Alma 4110

About Me

I currently am 25 years old going to school and working full time. I have a deep interest of the gospel. I love to be outside and active, but ai also love to sit and watch a good movie or listen to music. I am a manager for a car detail shop in irvine but i have studying kinesiology to eventually become a physical therapist. my passions are to work out and be healthly by living the Word of Wisdom and to spend time with family, friends, and most important my fiance. I am getting married in July and am looking forward to this great step her and I are taking. I love people. I love to be around people and to get to know them. I like meeting new people and finding out what they care about. I read books as often as my schedule dictates. When Im not reading scripture or LDS literature, I am a fan of sci-fi books. I havent read many, but the few I have read I enjoyed.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have found, through the Holy Ghost, that this is the true church of Jesus Christ. I grew up in the church but wasn't really into the people or the activities. I fell away from the church for about a decade, but then during the end of that time I started to notice things that I wanted in my life. I noticed that the temptations of the world that I was using to try and fill a void I had in my heart weren't working. Also, I wanted to meet an attractive, humble, and trustworthy woman who I felt that would be true to me and had a great moral compass. The girls and women I was meeting weren't working. So finally, I visited my mother for the Christmas holiday and told her that I was thinking about going back to church. It wasn't a question in my mind which church, it was more of a question of when. As I sat and looked at her she started to cry, now my mother has been LDS for several years so these were tears of joy, not pain. As soon as her and my sister were crying profusely, the Holy Ghost told me that this is the right decision and that I must go forward. Since that day I haven't looked back, moving forward in the gospel of Jesus Christ. All the emptiness I felt and the lack of finding a morally driven women disappeared and now those are the parts in my life that are the strongest. Just to note that I was baptized wen I was 8 years old so during this whole time I had the Holy Ghost with me and he was the one who brought me to my knees and find Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. I exhort you that as you read this and find out for yourself the words I say are true, you will come to find and feel the Holy Spirit and he will make it clear as to what direction you need to take in your life. I profess these truths in the name of my Lord and Master, Jesus Christ, Amen.

How I live my faith

I try to live my life through the example of Jesus Christ. Our goal is not only to come unto Him but strive to be like Him. I treat everyone with as much love as I can give. I try to see all persons the way Christ would see them. I pray everyday to help me to be of service of others in their time of need. At church we have "callings" which basically put are jobs that are all voluntary. I happen to have four of them. First, I am Temple co-chair which gives me the ability to helps members of my faith go into the temple, or the house of God and sacred work which we have been instructed to do given through modern revelation. The Temple is different than church. Church meets on sundays and is the typical worship of meeting in congregations and classes and that anyone and everyone can participate in. The Temple is a Holy and Sacred place that one must be deemed worthy to enter. My second calling is being a Home Teaching Supervisor. As I am instructed to teach a few of our members once a month, I also have teachers who I am responsible for to make sure they do their teaching of different chosen members of our ward or family. My third one is that I am on the Break-the-Fast committee which is that on every first sunday of the month we fast. Now we can fast for anything we want. So, what I do is that I help put together food so that when are finished fasting we can get together and have a good sit down meal. My last calling is that I am the Mens activity coordinator. This mean that I set up activities every couple months to get all the guys together and bond. Pretty simple. With all these voluntary jobs I get the exquisite opportunity to help others in their own way and desires. I have meet new people every week and continue to build bonds that are lasting.