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Hi I'm Axel

I grew up in Michigan. I love music, dancing and swimming. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I come from a family of swimmers. My siblings and I all swim. I swam competitively for eleven years. In addition to swimming, I did triathlons with my dad. We did a few every summer and in the winter we would do a few indoor triathlons as well. I also love to sing. I sang for school for five years and did other various singing groups and performances during high school. I am a finance major; I find all the financial aspects of business and the economy very interesting. In addition to those things, religion has always been a big part of my life. I grew up in a religious family and was raised in this faith. However, that does not mean that I am this faith, simply because I was raised in it. I, myself know of the truth of mormons. I have come to know the love of Christ for me; to see His hand in my life. All I want to do is help people to know of its truth for themselvs. I love Heavenly Father and I am so grateful for the opportunity to receive his blessings in my life and live the way I do.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was fourteen years old I went on a trip to Germany for a month during the summer. I was staying with my cousin's family and they are not Mormons. Because of this, I decided to do extra scripture study on my own in order to keep the gospel in my life. At this time I still wasn't quite if the church was true or not. One night, I was up late studying the scriptures and I just wanted to know so badly for myself if the church was true. I knelt down next to my bed and prayed with all my heart. I recieved such a profound answer to my prayer. My heart was burning and warm. It was a wonderful feeling. I am a mormon, because I know that it's true, I am a mormon, because the message of our church, is a message of happiness, that will strengthen anyone, anywhere. I have received my own spiritual experience, and everyone deserves the opportunity to recieve the same. Read the Book of Mormon, pray about it! I promise that it will bless you, and you will feel the love of Christ more than you have ever felt before. I know that Heavenly Father loves me; I know that He loves YOU! He wants you to know for yourself that the Book of Mormon is true and share more of his love for you. I know that Jesus Christ lives, that he loves us, and that he has provided a plan for us to return to him. That through his atonement we can be cleansed from sin, by accepting baptism and living the way he tought us, to recieve those blessings that He has promised us.

How I live my faith

Well, I'm currently serving a full time mission in the Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine Mission. I live my faith by working every day to be an obediant missionary and following God's plan for me. I strive to be an example to others and live in a way that would make others want to come unto Christ. I am sacrificing my money, time, friends, family, everything, for two years to bring our message of love, and joy to the world. I know that our message is true.

What is faith?

Faith is living each day with a smile on your face and hope in your heart. It's living as the savior did, and striving to bring others unto the kingdom of God. Show more Show less