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Hi I'm Pat

I grew up in Upstate New York. I love playing sports. I am a Business Student. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have a deep love for my family, and every individual around me. I am currently working two jobs and saving up for the upcoming semester of college. At one time I was studying Civil Engineering, but after having many life defining experiences, I have found myself switching my major to Financial Economics. I like to go running and play any sport really. I really enjoy being able to help others, and earning the trust of others for them to ask for my assistance. I am a New York Yankees fan, there is no better team in the world when it comes to baseball. I am a laid back person. I try to do my best everyday in all that I do, when I fail at something I do not give up I keep working hard until I have mastered what I was once a failure at. Throughout High School and during one year of college I competed in Track and Field.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints because I received an answer from God that this church and it's teachings are His. I know that God really is there. I know that I really got an answer from our Father in Heaven. I know that families are meant to and can be together forever as long as we all do our part here during this life by keeping God's commandments. I am a Mormon because I diligently studied an ancient volume of scripture known as The Book of Mormon; after careful consideration, deep thought upon every word in that book, sincere prayer, and a willingness to do whatever God wanted me to do, I indeed was blessed with a strong experience with The Holy Spirit of God. During this experience I received a powerful answer that everything that The Church taught was all true, especially The Book of Mormon. Since that experience I have done my best to live up to doing all that God wants me to do, with that has come a fuller, richer life, with a great deal of peace that has been with me ever since. I am a Mormon, because I know that God wants me to be a Mormon. I am a Mormon because I am a follower of Jesus Christ!

How I live my faith

I live my faith everyday in everything I do. Being a follower of Jesus Christ has really had a profound influence on my habits and my lifestyle. Currently I have the responsibility of organizing fun activities for the local student congregation that I belong to. I really enjoy doing this, and I have a goal to make sure that every activity is fun and enjoyable for every person who participates. Living as a Latter-Day Saint is not hard, it does take effort but as I pray for help I find myself being strengthened everyday by God to be able to live the way He wants me to live. I have found that when I look at every person as a child of God and try to imagine how much He loves them, that soon I find myself loving and caring about them in a Christlike way. I think it is important to understand that not one person in this Church is perfect, I make mistakes and fall short of my goals for a Christlike life all the time, but I don't let this discourage me. I simply just do my best each and everyday and do a little better on top of that so I can stretch myself a little bit. I find that when changing your life to be in harmony with Christ's teachings that it is more effective to pick one thing to improve on each day, than it is to focus on many things each day to improve on.