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Hi I'm Will

I love music, swimming and tennis, and I'm preparing to serve a mission in Los Angeles, California. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I just finished my first year of college at Brigham Young University. I'm studying Math and Economics, with the hopes of becoming a professor. I love to swim, play tennis, and almost every other sport. I like to sing, play the piano, and a little guitar. Right now, I'm preparing to serve a mission in Los Angeles, California in the Spanish language. I'm from a family with three kids, and we love to be together as often as we can. My older brother is a wonderful example to me, and we have always been best friends. I like to read and watch movies when I have the time.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I feel in my heart that it's true. Every day I can see blessings from my Heavenly Father, and I feel that they are from God. Living the standards of the gospel brings me joy everyday. I feel confidence that comes from keeping these standards and peace when I'm studying the Bible, the Book of Mormon, and teachings from modern day prophets. When I hear the President of the Church speak, my heart warms within me, and I feel peace declaring that what he is speaking is right. I have a strong testimony in the Book of Mormon and the power of prayer. When I kneel to pray and pour my heart out to God, I know he is listening and that he loves me. I believe that the work I will be doing as a missionary will bring joy to the lives of others. I believe this is His Church on the earth and that it has been restored in its fulness.

How I live my faith

At college, I worked with about thirty young men my age, teaching a lesson every once in a while, sometimes speaking in front of the congregation, and helping to plan activities for the men my age. We had movie nights, and we ate together often, since we all were living in the dorms. Part of my responsibility was to watch out for the men in our ward, and from that we really drew together as a group. I also worked with several men and women from our ward teaching them lessons once a month, and simply being there for them. I made sure to fellowship them and be their friend whenever I could. Soon I'll be going to Los Angeles to share my belief in the gospel. We organize service opportunities, and I've just recently become more involved in family history work, digitizing records so that it's easier for anyone to learn about their ancestry just from home.