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Hi I'm Davis Blount

Im a music lover, a proud Tarheel, and I love to laugh. Im a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in the great state of North Carolina. Doing everything I could to be like my dad, I picked up tennis at an early age and havent stopped. I have been able to pursue my goals in tennis all my life, and make many lifelong friends along the way. I have been singing in organized choirs for 7 years now, and still get a rush of adrenaline everytime I step onstage. I love the emotions that music can create. Music helps put into words the inexpressible. I love making mixtapes for friends and trying to expand people's musical horizons. I love my family. I have been blessed with a family of 5, and the opportunity to have Sunday dinner with my grandparents and aunt for as long as I can remember. Being able to come together and talk about our week is something that I look forward to every week.

Why I am a Mormon

The best way that I can sum up my feelings of the church and this gospel are this: Things of the world make me happy, but things of the gospel bring me joy. I love this gospel with my whole heart. I know that without it, I would not be the person I am today. Almost all of the moments that I treasure most dearly are those that have come through my membership in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I can testify that I know beyond a shadow of a doubt that the Book of Mormon is true. After reading it... there is no way that I could think any differently. Joseph Smith brought to the the world an inspired work that continues to bless the lives of millions around the world. Each time that I approach my studies in prayer, I receive a revelation that is relevant to my life personally. I know that Christ is our Savior, Redeemer, and best friend. I have felt Christ's influence in my life when I most needed His guidance. I know that as I draw nearer to Him, not only will my life be blessed, but he will draw nearer to me. To close, I would like to share a quote from the late prophet Gordon B. Hinckley, a quote that I feel can bless the lives of anyone: "Our Heavenly Father does not compare His children to one another. We are His children, all equals in His sight". To whomever may stumble upon this page: You're worth it. I promise. So, in short, that is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

For the past two years, my life was dedicated to the work of the Lord in the Philippines. I had an opportunity to serve amongst some of the kindest, most genuine people on earth. The biggest changes didnt occur to the people I taught: Throughout the two years, I was converted to the gospel of Jesus Christ. I have come to know and love the doctrines as found in The Book of Mormon, other works of scripture like the Bible, and the words of living prophets and apostles. I know for myself that Jesus Christ is our Savior, that Joseph Smith was called to restore basic gospel truths in our day, and that the church is led by a living prophet, even President Thomas S. Monson. Outside of the mission, I try to be a friend and an example to others. I love knowing that I have a message that can influence anyone, anywhere. To think that some people go through their lives without a knowledge of the eternal nature of families, our ability to be forgiven of sins, or our opportunity to live with our Father in Heaven again breaks my heart. I want everyone to know of His goodness and how easy it is to come unto Him. I have found that one of the best ways to "live" my faith is by simply being someone that people can trust. For reasons I dont fully understand, people often come to me and ask me why I act the way I act. Without having to stand on a crate and shout in the streets, I have been able to share with many people the things most sacred to me. I believe that as members worldwide take a similar approach and prepare themselves to answer the questions that will surely come, the misconceptions and misunderstandings about the church will be done away with.