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Hi I'm Matthew Tesimale

From Southern California Baby! Serving a Mission. Love Football. Love Music and Singing. Helping others. & I'm a Mormon :)

About Me

Hey guys! I'm just a Cali boy currently serving a mission out in Southern Alberta, Canada! I love to play sports and just hangout with friends and be outside! Favorite place in the world is probably the beach! And favorite people in the world are probably my family :) I wouldn't survive without them! Family is central to God's plan of happiness for us. Whether it be immediate, extended, or even adopted family! What's important though is that we realize that we're all children of God. We need to help one another, serve one another, and love one another :) But at the same time have fun with it! I will always be thankful for my Father in Heaven and for what he's blessed me in my life with :) Being out in Canada is a freakin BLAST too!! I love serving other people 24/7 and learning so much about the Gospel of Jesus Christ! :) Meeting new people is sweet and can't wait to keep in contact with so many new friends I make up here! Never give up on the Lord.... I won't ever say that it's easy, I'll only say that it's worth it! :)

Why I am a Mormon

Because I want to be! I've come to know this is true through my very own experiences and personal investigating! And God will not take away the one thing that you hold dear to yourself. That is your freedom and ability to choose! Making choices is a part of life and these choices in this lifetime will affect our happiness in this life and the next! I wouldn't be the man I am today if it weren't for the church and this Gospel in my life! It keeps me on a path that I want to be on and a path that helps me throughout school, sports, family, work, and everyday life! The Gospel and this church in my life are by far the most important things in my life! Be smart! Don't do dumb things! Remember who you are! And remember... Have fun :)

How I live my faith

I live my faith through my everyday example. I'm a strong believer in doing the little things right! Learned that from football. But the little things will one day add up to the winning score on the scoreboard! Optimism, Hope, Patience and Love! These things are what I strive to live by! And everywhere I go I try to love others and be lovable. Serving others is another big one that I try to do every single day! I was told one day, "People will not care about what you know until they KNOW that you care" :) Being selfless and always asking yourself "What Would Jesus Do?". WWJD! Always try to be like Jesus Christ. Share a simple smile or wave everywhere you go! Brighten someone's day in the simplest way! And change the world one wave at a time :)