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Hi I'm Blake Maxwell

I grew up in Nevada. I am currently in college and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently attending College and studying Communications. I am a Husband and happily married to my beautiful wife. I love to ski and swim. I also enjoy many other outdoor activities. I speak Portuguese and have a desire to learn how to speak Spanish. I enjoy going to Disneyland and traveling. I hope to one day travel Greece.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that God loves me. I know that his son is Jesus Christ. I know that He died for me. We are not perfect but the ability to understand the plan of happiness makes it possible for me to one day return and live with my God. I know that God would only want what is best for his children and I am a child of God. He has given me the ability to have a family forever. Marriage is ordained of God and he know the importance of families. Why would it have to end at death? I am thankful for my Father in heaven who has made it possible for me to live with my family forever. I am happy and do not fear. The Gospel of Jesus Christ makes me happy and happiness is just one of the great gift that God has given us. God loves me and he loves you. He has made it possible to feel the joy of the gospel and to have peace of mind. God called prophets and has is an unchanging God. I know that there is a prophet on earth today. We are taught to love our neighbor as thyself. I know that I am not perfect but I love that we are able to help our fellow brothers and sisters any day of the week. I know and understand the importance of taking the sacrament. I am very thankful that I am able to partake of the sacrament every week and renew the covenants I have made with God. I love this knowledge that I have been given and know that anyone that has a desire to know can also feel the happiness that I feel. For this reason and many others I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I am an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and have been since I was a boy. I served a mission for two years in the Brazil, Brasilia mission and have participated in many different service projects in my life. They have been anything from cleaning yards, remodeling homes, painting, construction, food drives and much more.