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Hi I'm Daegan Lente

Happy to be here, wherever here may happen to be.

About Me

I'm from Georgia! I don't have a southern accent, and I sometimes wish I do. I'm the second oldest in a loving family of seven. We are meant to have all types of experiences. Physical, mental, and spiritual trials in this life are vital. I strive to grow in these three ways. I paint and draw; art is a skill that I value greatly and I enjoy teaching what I know. I love all living things. I'm enamored by the night sky and enjoy learning about stars and planets. There is always a reason to be happy, and I'll be sure to find it.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up having the gospel in my home, and I'm very thankful for it. I have been blessed with parents with strong testimonies of truth. I obtained a testimony for myself over time, which is why I actively follow the teachings of Christ to this day. Learning of Christ's teachings, and reading the scriptures, has enhanced my understanding of how and why everything works. My appreciation for animals, art, education, and stars, among all other aspects of my life are influenced for the better by having an understanding and appreciation of who my Father in Heaven is, and the miraculous life of His Son. Truly, all things testify of Christ. I know that making sacrifices is never easy, but it is always worth it when done with faith in the Lord. We are meant to find joy in this life, and I have found no greater joy than in doing my best to live the way God wants me to live, trusting the future to tomorrow.

How I live my faith

I am currently serving a full-time mission. I have been truly blessed with having the Gospel in my life at an early age. As I have grown, I have found that the greatest thing that I can do with what I have is to use what I have to help others. I have the restored gospel in my life and it brings me daily comfort and purpose. Sharing this blessing with others only makes sense. By putting God's will before mine, I have grown immensely in my ability to bless the lives of others. There is no doubt in my mind that serving a mission is the greatest thing that I can be doing with my efforts right now. Acting upon faith brings understanding, and understanding brings love, which removes all fear. I plan to live every day without fear.