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Hi I'm Talmage

I grew up in California. I was in marching band and wrestling in high school. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I played in the marching band and wrestled in high school. I recently graduated, and am now preparing to go on a mission. I plan on going to college as soon as I get back. I enjoy reading. I like rock climbing and running, and I want to train for a half triathlon. I try to eat healthy and am looking into alternative medicines such as acupuncture and herbal remedies. I have goats, chickens, rabbits, and a dog in sunny California.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church, but I don't want to say thats why I'm a Latter Day Saint. I'm not just comfortable with where I am; I analyze what I'm doing and why I'm doing it. I have a testimony of Jesus Christ, of his atonement, and of the book of mormon. I believe in personal revelation, "for flesh and blood hath not revealed it" unto me.

How I live my faith

I am now preparing to go on a mission for my church. It's something I have always wanted to do, but the more I think about it and wait to go, the more I understand what I'll be doing out there. Recently, a typhoon hit the Philippines. Homes were destroyed, thousands were killed, and people didn't know what to do. I wanted to go and help these suffering people. Thats why I want to go on a mission. I want to help those that are suffering, and those people are all around us. No one makes it through life without trials, without suffering. Some of it is physical conditions, but much of it is spiritual and emotional. Although for most of us it's much easier to feel for and aid those in temporal need, spiritual help is more important, and spiritual strength will bear us through any trial. I want to be called of God to go out in the world and help those people that are suffering and in need of help and direction in this trial of life.