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Hi I'm Brandon

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a Junior in Mechanical Engineering. Through my education, I've had multiple internships with a large paper/diaper company: makers of diapers, tissues, bathroom tissue, paper towels and much more. When I'm not busy studying and doing homework, I love to enjoy beautiful weather while riding bikes, swimming, and just being outside. Aside from that, I enjoy movies as well. Even a road trip here and there is exciting to me. Living 45 minutes away from the #1 amusement park in the world, Cedar Point, has given me the ability to take pleasure in roller coasters: one of my obsessions.

Why I am a Mormon

For the first 21 year of my life, I've never had the opportunity to come unto Heavenly Father in fulness. I was never religious, per se, but I always had faith. I've known the rights and wrongs, and wrongdoing was never a problem to avoid. But something was missing in my life; I've never had any reason to be sad in my life, but yet, I was never truly happy. I felt the urge to attend church. I went to a nondenominational a few times, but it didn't fulfill my requirements. I stopped attending and stopped searching for happiness. At the same time, school was my life, spending 10 hours a day there: even going in on the weekends to get homework finished. I was awaiting a return internship at Kimberly-Clark, but I wasn't getting any correspondance. Just before the semester was over in April, I was placed in Ogden, UT as a last-minute replacement for the Summer semester. Arriving in Ogden a month later to find I would have two LDS roommates, one of which being the ward mission leader, I began searching for that peace once again. I had no background of the LDS faith, but in talking with my roommates, I began to investigate the church. I received my first Book of Mormon and Bible within a week of arriving in Ogden. After just a few weeks, I began living by the Word of God in fulness, making changes in my life that would allow me to come unto Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ, and to study the scriptures. I strived to make myself clean, with pure desire and intent, and I proved I had when I prayed about the Book of Mormon and received my answer. I set up teachings with the missionaries, and set a baptismal date shortly thereafter. I was baptized and confirmed, and then a week later received the authority of the Aaronic Priesthood. By the happiness and Spirit I now feel, and fulness that has overwhelmed me since coming unto Him, I know that this Church is true, that our Savior lives and did atone for our sins. I say these things in the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.

How I live my faith

I am a new member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I have recognized God's hand in my life, and the people he has placed in my path. I am eternally grateful for everything He has provided me, and being able to have the true Gospel. There has been no other time in my life that has provided me with this much happiness and enjoyment. I strive everyday to strengthen myself spiritually, and to be able to live by the Commandments I have promised to keep; and for this, I am truly grateful. For I know without Heavenly Father, nothing would be possible; without Jesus Christ and Him atoning for our sins, we could not repent and be clean. I give thanks every day, not only in prayer, but in keeping the Commandments and showing my love for one another, and in spreading the Word of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.