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Hi I'm Riley

I grew up in Southern California. I play collegiate lacrosse. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently a junior in college studying exercise science. My plan is to apply to medical school next summer. I am engaged to be married to the woman of my dreams on December 21st of this year. I am a captain of my university's men's lacrosse team. I love to snow ski, water ski, hike, surf, read non-fictional novels, and the Kansas City Chiefs!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have read the Book of Mormon in its entirety, have prayed to my Heavenly Father sincerely to ask of its truthfulness, and have put to practice the teachings found within the book's pages. As I have done so, I have had subtle feelings of assurance and love from Heavenly Father. As I read and pray, I feel that the contents of the Book of Mormon are divine, holy, and help me to better know Christ. As I live the principles taught in the Book of Mormon, I feel that I am greatly blessed in spiritual ways, temporal ways, and physical ways. I do not have all answers to all questions as a Mormon, but I have a firm testimony and an absolute assurance that the Book of Mormon is the word of God as a result of my searching, pondering, and praying.

How I live my faith

I am currently a ward missionary for my congregation. My role is to assist others in experiencing the blessing of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The gospel is the way Christ has taught us to live in order to achieve peace in this life and eternal life in the world to come. It includes principles of faith, repentance, baptism, receiving the Holy Ghost , and enduring to the end. The gospel has provided me with strong feelings of peace, hope, and happiness. I also find great satisfaction in serving in the community. Recently, I have been volunteering in a local hospital where I ensure the comfort of patients and their families by bringing them pillows, blankets, or other needs.