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Hi I'm Mark Eisele

I'm from Lindon Utah. I play Ultimate Frisbee. I read and write fluent dyslexic. I'm missionary in Taiwan, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love playing sports and being outdoors. I have played lacrosse in high school and also enjoy playing soccer, volleyball, golf, and ultimate frisbee. I love various out door activities such as skiing and snowboarding in the winter as well as rock climbing, hiking, jumping, and standing during non winter times of the year. I believe that there is no such thing as the proper use of semicolons. I have found that a 5 minute break and an ice cream cone are the best way to relieve stress. I love to make people laugh and to enjoy the little things in life. I love my family which includes myself my parents and three younger brothers. My family is my greatest source of strength and support. I have learned a lot from my brothers and they are great examples to me. In May of 2015 I started a two year mission in Taiwan. I have learned many things on my mission. I have learned that I always need to drink lots of water, I need to wear a reflective vest at night, and that no matter how rough life gets I can do hard things.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church and have known that it was true as long as I can remember. However I did not really understand why I knew that the church was true until I was twelve years old. It was the last day of our annual camp and one of our stake leaders challenged us to go find a quiet place and the take the time to fervently pray to god. Although I am not the biggest fan of sitting still for long periods of time I did what my leader asked me to and found a quiet place to pray. I prayed to heavenly father and among other things asked if this church was true. I was almost immediately overwhelmed with feelings of comfort and peace, feelings that I had not felt for some time. I know without a doubt that this is the only true church on the earth today. I know that heavenly father loves each and every one of his children no matter who they are or what they have done. If you are reading this I challenge you to take the time out of your day to find a secluded place, a quiet place, and pray to your heavenly father. You don't need to ask about anything major, just ask if he is there or if he is listening to you. I promise you that if you take the time to pray sincerely that you will feel his love for you.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by keeping the commitments I have made to myself as well as other church members. I attend my church meetings as often as possible and try to keep a positive attitude about fulfilling my callings. I look for opportunities to serve regularly and find that I am usually the happiest when I am serving. I also try to fulfill my role as an older brother and try to be a good example to my younger brothers although I am constantly finding that they are the ones being examples to me.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Mark Eisele
Not all Mormons are required to serve missions. For young men it is an obligation to serve a mission but you will not be kicked out of the church if you do not serve. For young women it is an opportunity for them to serve but it is not required of them. Elderly couples also have the opportunity to partake in missionary service. Show more Show less