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Hi I'm Cody Blakley

I love movies, music, and being outside; camping is the best... but right now it's all put on hold while I serve my God

About Me

I am the oldest and only son in my little family of three. It has always been me, my little sister and my mom and we have trucked through thick and thin. Growing up wasn't always easy, especially without a dad in my life. However, I was always able to find a father figure in this church. I always had a "dad" to turn to when I really needed one. I don't know where I would be without my family, biological or those who I have decided to add.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints because I have put in the hard work and effort to find out for myself if this church is true. I was raised in the Church but as I grew older I didn't really know it was true. I believed it was but I really never knew. When President Thomas S. Monson announced the age change for missionaries, I really didn't know what I was going to do. I had always wanted to serve a mission but I had received a 2 year scholarship to a Community College and that itself was a blessing. I wasn't going to have the money for school and when I got that scholarship it was amazing. I decided to take it all to prayer. I knelt down and asked God if I should drop my scholarship and go on a mission. I got a different answer than I think most people do, and it was the first time i received a direct, immediate answer. I asked Heavenly Father if I should go on a mission as soon as possible and immediately these words came to my mind "Why are you asking me? You already know the answer." That night I filled out all my mission papers and now I am out in the mission field in West Virginia and it is the best decision I have ever made in my life. I love this Gospel!

How I live my faith

I follow the prophet. When the age was changed for missionaries I decided that thats what I needed to do. I am currently serving a mission and I am loving it. I am so greatful to be out here serving and helping others to grow in the gospel.