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Hi I'm Kade Scoresby

I'm a musician, I'm a movie lover, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hi, I'm Kade. I am from Arizona, I am 19, and I graduated from high school in 2015. I am a missionary serving in the Massachusetts Boston mission from September 2015 to September 2017. Two of my biggest loves are music and movies. When I'm not playing music (piano, ukulele) or singing in the shower, I am listening to music or humming something while I work. Music is something that I think is really important as an outlet for my feelings as well as an escape. I always know that music is something I can use to get something off my mind or alleviate heavy feelings. Movies are my other passion. Much of my day-to-day conversations are mingled with movie quotes. Action movies, comedies, and animation are generally my favorites because they take the audience to a new world and are geared to entertain. I also love nonfiction dramas because they either make me more appreciative of the world around me or make me aware of a situation that I currently wasn't aware of, which I'm grateful for.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a Mormon family and have been raised being taught the gospel. Although I have been taught the gospel all my life and always believed that what I was being taught was true, I never completely knew it for myself. I didn't have a burning feeling in my heart that the Church was the restored church of Jesus Christ, the only church on the earth today with the fulness of the gospel as Christ taught when He was on the earth. But in 2013, when I was seventeen and a Junior in high school, I had an experience that made me feel so abandoned and alone. My self-esteem hit an all-time low and I was in an emotional slump. I can say without a doubt that it was the darkest time of my life. I remembered that I have been taught to turn to Christ in adversity, to pray to Heavenly Father in Christ's name for strength to endure my trials, so I started to do so. We read in Alma 7:11-12 that "he will take upon him the pains and the sicknesses of his people . . . that he may know according to the flesh how to succor his people according to their infirmities." I do not remember an exact time, but over the next few weeks, I felt a power within my heart and soul that was not my own. A comfort and a peace that I could not give myself in a time of such despair. I cannot convey with exactness what the feeling was, but I know without a doubt that it was the enabling power, the grace, of Christ given through the Holy Ghost, made possible by the Atonement in the Garden and on the cross. I cannot deny that Jesus is our Savior and He lives. I know that He knows everything that we feel and go through in our lives, and He is the only way to find true peace in this life and in eternity. I may not know everything there is to know about the Church, but I know that it is His Church, that He leads it through his prophet, and that it is the same church He organized during his mortal ministry. I invite you to read the Book of Mormon and learn for yourself of its truth and to come unto Christ.

How I live my faith

My biggest testimony of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is in Christ and His sacrifice for us. Because I have a strong belief in Him and all He did for us, I try to do the things that bring me closer to Him and building a stronger relationship with Him and our Heavenly Father, as well as not doing the things that would take me away. I read from the scriptures on a daily basis, I attend weekly church meetings, I give sincere and meaningful prayer at least once a day, among other things to strengthen my Spirit. I try my best to monitor the media that I partake of, such as vulgar music, movies, and television, in order to keep the presence of the Holy Ghost near. I try to avoid situations that would make it difficult to live the standards of the church and the standards I set for myself.