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Hi I'm Aaron

I've lived my life in a Australia. I love music. I love mathematics. I love the gospel. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have three main passions in life. One is my love of music. I have developed a competency in piano playing, and give much of my time to voluntary church services in music. Many times have I been asked at short notice to accompany wonderful voices in a musical items, and they have been the source of the funniest, sweetest and most wonderful experiences. I have learnt to read and write music and am learning to pick up music by ear, and play on the spot. I testify to its merriment. Another passion is toward mathematics. I agree to the oft-repeated excuse that mathematics is unnecessary in everyday life. Though, I see mathematics as the tool for understanding the many things in life that we take for granted. Mathematics is the pattern-explainer, and a source of awe. I now study at mathematics at university level after discovering this passion in my high school years. This passion still grows. I am also passionate in my faith as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Like music, my faith in Christ is a source of the sweetest feelings. Though, it is on the level of providing an enduring peace to my life, like an unending harmony that grows in majesty dependent on my testimony. Like mathematics, my faith in Christ is a source of explanation to the many strange, wonderful and terrible things that occur in the world. Though, it reaches beyond the domain of mathematics into the realm of eternity, teaching me things I could never have learnt on my own.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised as a Mormon, though I did not hold fast to any faith in it. My mother continued to teach and raise me as one, until one day I came to the realization of the potential for peace and happiness that exists in the Mormon faith. In my logical understanding, I discovered this Mormon religion to be organized pertaining to its leadership and members, coherent as to its principles and doctrines taught, as well as glorious regarding the atmosphere amongst members that abide by the precepts it teaches. My decision to become a devout Mormon is based on my feelings as well. As I walk into the chapel each Sunday, and spend time amongst those of the same faith, I feel full of light. I feel strengthened against my burdens and loved by both friends and God. In comparison to many other faiths, I have discovered the Mormon religion to explain the nature of God more extensively than other religions. This explanation consists of an emotional aspect as well, that God is our Father, and so, loves as a father would, but with the perfection God has. I am a Mormon, and remain a Mormon due to the miracles that have sprung from exercising my faith in Christ based upon the truths taught in the Mormon church.

How I live my faith

As a rookie pianist, I made my "debut" at twelve years of age in a small room filled with primary children, sitting at an electric piano, playing primary songs for the children to sing. Since then I have grown immensely in my talent for playing the piano. I play for sacrament meetings and occasional firesides, including the largest event at which I played the organ for, being a Stake Conference. This talent has introduced me to many other talented and wonderful people in the Church, being choristers, singers, and other pianists. Being a pianist, I am charged with the responsibility to "set an atmosphere of worship which invites [the] spirit" (President Boyd K. Packer) for the congregation.