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Hi I'm Blake Barney

I love my family, I love playing soccer, I am a college student, and I am a Mormon

About Me

My name is Blake Barney, I am a freshman in college and attend BYU. I am about to serve my mission in Rancagua, Chile. I love spending time with my friends and family. I have one sister and two brother and I am the second oldest in my family. I love to travel to different places like the beach or Utah. My favorite activity is playing soccer.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I choose to be. Yes I have grown up with Mormon parents and have attended church since I was a little kid but I am not forced to be Mormon. I choose to live this lifestyle, and not an easy one at that, because it gives me true happiness. It gives me a purpose in live and a sense of direction. This church gives me a group of people that will love me and will be there for me no matter what. I can promise you that the happiness that comes from being a member of this church exceeds that of anything available in this life.

How I live my faith

Everyday I try to live my life like the Savior would. I try to look for ways to help others and be kind. I know that when people make mistakes they can repent and be forgiven. It doesn't matter what you have done, you can change. I go to church every Sunday to learn and discuss this wonderful gospel. The church gives me a sense that I am important and that I have a purpose in this life. Whenever I go to church or listen about the gospel I feel the spirit so strong and it challenges me to become better. I love my family and I know that when they die I will be with them again someday.