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Hi I'm Casey

I am half-chinese half-american, a third culture kid, a lover of all sports, and a Mormon

About Me

I am a third culture kid. I have built many relationships to many cultures, while not having full ownership in any. I grew up outside the states, but am American. I love all sports and enjoy the challenge to keep my body in shape. Although I feel an affinity for all places I have lived and the people I came to know, I have a special place in my heart for Toronto, Canada, where I served as a missionary for two years. For two years, I taught the message of Christ to all who desired to know more. A lot of my non-religious friends ask me why, and simply put, this message has brought more happiness to my life than anything else. It has brought an understanding and fulness of joy that results from following God and believing in His Son, Jesus Christ. It comes from loving others and serving them. And mostly, it comes from the freedom of living a clean life, knowing that your happiness stems from who you are and not the circumstances around you.

Why I am a Mormon

I have heard many times that any reason to do a good thing is a good reason, as long as the reason you continue to do it becomes pure. Similarly, I have grown up in the faith, and maybe the reason I have always gone to Church and tried to live a Christlike life when I was younger was more out of tradition than desire, but over time, I have come to know powerfully that Heavenly Father's love knows no bounds, and I have chosen to continue to live and follow Christ's Gospel, not because of habit, but because of desire to follow God. I want to be able to live a full life and know that God (and myself) would be happy knowing what I did, I did because I felt that it was right.

How I live my faith

I have had many different opportunities to serve in the Church such as by organizing weekly activities for small groups of church members, preparing lessons to teach at Church, organizing monthly activities for entire wards, and yet my favorite opportunities to serve are when we reach out to certain individuals within or without the Church, and come together to serve them to the best that we can. I used to think that my faith, although a big part of my life, was a separate part of my life, but only recently have I come to find that my faith has defined who I am, has made me into the man I am today, and everything else is part of that life.