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Hi I'm Daniel

I am currently on a mission in Bamberg Bavaria Germany. I love my life! I'm a happy person:) I love all sports. And i'm a mormon:)

About Me

I've been going to college at BYU-Idaho. I am about to go on a mission to Frankfurt Germany May 1st 2013. I graduated from Hanford High School. I grew up in Idaho, but Washington state is my home. I love to fish, white water raft, mountain bike, and basically any outdoor sport. I am a pole vaulter through and through! Also I love to play competitive sports such as basketball and track. I enjoy just being able to chill with freinds and go longboarding, pluck around on the guitar and just being happy together. I like all kinds of music. I am a people person which is why I enjoy doing a lot of leadership type activities. I was on the student council in high school and met a lot of great friends there. I plan on coming back from my mission and going back to BYU-Idaho and getting married in the temple. Also I plan to get a bachelors in landscape design, although my dream job that I am trying to get is to be a seminary teacher. I am a genuinely happy person:)

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I was converted to the gospel of Jesus Christ, and that gospel is only 100% fulfilled in this church. I know that Jesus Christ is my Savior and Redeemer, and I only know that fully through what this church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, has to offer. I read the Book Of Mormon and the Bible and gained a strong testimony of Jesus Christ and his Atonement. When I read the Book Of Mormon I knew that it was true, I prayed about it as well and knew that it was true through the Holy Spirit. I went through a time in my life where I forgot about Christ and did what I felt was fun. When I realized that what I thought of as 'fun' wasn't making me sincerely happy, I turned to Christ and he healed me and changed me. I was changed and made happy. Genuinely happy. I love Christ and know he is real. When I decided to change, I read the Book of Mormon every night and had a personal prayer every day as well, and this is how I came to my Savior Jesus Christ. I know that this church is true because it was the only way I could fully come to my Savior. This is because of the Book of Mormon, present day prophets, and the power and authority of God called the Priesthood, which this church has. This church has all these truths fully because of the prophet Joseph Smith. I know that Joseph Smith was a true prophet because the Spirit of the Lord has testified it to me when I have asked him. I know that Thomas S. Monson is the true prophet on the earth today. I know that praying to our Father in heaven and reading the Book of Mormon every day will help us gain testimonies of this church, Joseph Smith, and most importantly Jesus Christ. I also testify that only through the Gospel of Jesus Christ, which is only completely present in this Church, can we meet our full potential and be truly happy in this life and the life to come. I am Mormon, because I know it is the only way to be genuinely happy:) And I am happy:)

How I live my faith

I am currently on a mission in Frankfurt Germany. I love being able to have the opportunity to serve my Heavenly Father 24/7. I do my best to obey all that he wants me to do. And ya know what? I very often fall short. In fact, I fall short everyday. And that is why the atonement is so beautifull and personal. I read the Book of Mormon everyday and I can testify of its truth. I know it is true, and that there is power in prayer and in that book. I know that Christ lives and loves us all. He loves you. More than you will every know. I am so very weak when it comes to spirituallity, i'm not a very spiritual guy. And if i don't read the scriptures and pray everyday i will mess up. But thats what this life is for. Preparing to meet God, by relying on Him completly and falling short and using the most precious gift of the Atonement in our lives to make us clean again. I don't understand why He loves me so much. And i'm not a very smart person, but i do know that He loves me, and you! :) And i testify that when we repent and communicate to our Father in Heaven through prayer, we will feel His love for us. You are precious to Him. You are so, so precious, and it makes Him so happy when you talk to Him. I want everyone to know this simple truth, that His love for mankind is REAL! :) :) And how great is that? :) Pretty awesome right? So don't go through this life without the best, most genuine love that exists. Pray to Him, He wants to hear from you!! :) :)