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Hi I'm Patrick

I'm from the desert of Washington. I love music. I love football. I'm a missionary. I'm a Latter-Day Saint.

About Me

I was a first year college student, but I'm now serving a full-time mission. I love music and sports. I played football in high school and a year in junior college and ran track in high school. I absolutely love football and track. I love most other sports as well. I play guitar, mandolin and ukulele but plan on learning many more instruments. I love the Hymns and many different genres of music. I am a xenophile. I have never been out of the country, but plan on spending a lot of time out of the country in the future. I have a brother who was born in Stuttgart, Germany while my dad was in the Army. My family lived all over, but unfortunately slowed down just before I was born. I love to study new languages and pretend that I can actually speak them. I come from a mixed family of eight kids, where I am the third youngest. I love people and getting to know everyone. I love to laugh and have a good time.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up a member, but had a rough upbringing. My oldest three brothers became inactive because of the events in our life. My older sister and I remained active because we knew the church was true and was the only constant in our life. My sister later served a mission and I'm on mine. Everything the Gospel brings me gives me happiness and peace with everything in my life and what is to come. I love the message of the Gospel and what we can achieve because of Jesus Christ and his sacrifice for us. I prefer LDS over Mormon. People get confused as to what we believe because of the nick name "Mormon". People believe we are not christian because of this, when in reality, our church's name is The Church of JESUS CHRIST of Latter-Day Saints. It says it in our name. This is Jesus Christ's church restored as it was when he was on the Earth, for the latter days. Everything we do is to be like Jesus as best we can and follow his teachings through Both the Book of Mormon and the Bible, as well as modern day prophets who receive direction from God just as prophets of old did in both the Bible and Book of Mormon. I love the Book of Mormon and The truths it has. In 2 Nephi 25: 26 it says; And we talk of Christ, we rejoice in Christ, we preach of Christ, we prophesy of Christ, and we write according to our prophecies... This means the purpose of the Book of Mormon is to testify of Jesus Christ. It puts it so plainly we cannot misunderstand. This is definitely a true account of Jesus.

How I live my faith

I love to go to the temple. I hope to one day travel to each temple in the world . . . when I'm old and rich. I am currently serving my mission. I love sharing with everyone else why I'm always so happy and how they can be too. I always try to be the best I can be and follow what is right.