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Hi I'm Luke

I'm an artist, an optimist, I love the imaginary, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in The Netherlands but have grown up in Utah pretty much all of my life. I love hiking, canyoneering, rock climbing, swimming, sailing, and hanging out with my friends and family. Playing the violin with my two sisters has been a huge part of my life, and love getting to perform and create music with them. Anything artsy, I love. Things like painting, sculpture, photography, and of course. . . movies! I am a student at Brigham Young University studying animation for motion pictures. There are few things better in life than creating a fort out of blankets and just hanging out. I must say I have a case of Peter Pan syndrome. I'll never grow up completely, always a kid at heart! I love being an optimist and living life to the fullest. For me, the purpose of life is to be happy!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints because I have received a testimony of it's truthfulness through studying, prayer, and living the gospel. As I do these things, the Spirit testifies to me that this is the path. This is what can bring true happiness to me in my life. I have seen it completely change the lives of many people. It's beautiful. I know that I can live with my family for eternity. Through Christ all is possible. The more I learn, the more the light of truth enters into my life and guides me back to my Heavenly Father.

How I live my faith

One of my favorite things to do to live my faith is to serve others. As Christ taught, we need to love one another, and I feel that giving service to others is a way that I can show my love for them. I have participated in callings in Church in the past as a leader in young men's groups, family history, and a member of the Sunday school presidency. I love how callings in the church have stretched me to grow deeper in my faith, given me the opportunity to learn more and help others in the process. I have had the amazing opportunity to have been called as a Missionary and I am very thankful for the time I had in Quebec, Canada, bringing the happy and hopeful message of the gospel to the people there. I strive to be an example of who we are as members of the Church, and hope that those around me can see the joy that I receive from having the gospel in my life, and in turn, have the desire to learn more.