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Hi I'm Ryan Santore

I grew up in Encinitas, California, I love penguins, and I am a missionary in Barcelona Spain. I´m a Mormon

About Me

I am a college student who loves having as much fun as possible. Going on adventures is what I'm all about, whether its hiking, swimming in the ocean or going snowboarding. I love being outdoors and trying new things , but am also crazy about movies and relaxing after a long day of running around. I am just an average guy who likes to hang out and relax, nothing too special, just trying to enjoy life as much as possible for as long as possible.

Why I am a Mormon

I follow this gospel because it makes me happy. I was born into it but I continue to live it because I personally found it to be true. I know that at times it seems like a lot of work, but in the end the feeling of joy is worth it. I live it because I am happier with it in my life. I think this life is meant to be enjoyed and to help others enjoy it also, and with this Gospel I can achieve that. It makes me want to be a better person and treat others better. As I have tried to do that, I have felt better inside and know that my Father in Heaven is pleased with my efforts. I know that this church is true, and that the teachings of it are of God. The Book of Mormon is the word the God and helps people everyday with things they are struggling with. I know this all to be true because I have lived with it and without it and understand the happiness that can come from being apart of this Gospel. The rules may seem a little excessive but when I think about them I understand that they are just there to help us become as happy as possible and that is why I follow. This Gospel is all about being happy, seeing the wonder in life and the beauty in others as well. I love it.

How I live my faith

I try and live through being an example what I believe. Living the teachings of Jesus Christ is something that I strive to do everyday. I am far from perfect but as I truly act on my faith I grow and feel the joy that the Gospel of Jesus Christ brings to us. And I am serving as a missionary in Spain, spreading the love and good news to the people there. I love it because as I teach others about what we believe, my own testimony grows and becomes something more and more real for me and for those around me.