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Hi I'm Lincoln

I grew up in West Valley City, Utah. I play the violin and piano. I'm currently serving my mission in Columbia, South Carolina

About Me

I grew up in West Valley City, Utah, and I am currently serving my mission the Columbia, South Carolina mission. I've been playing the piano for 15 years, violin for 10 years, and I love to sing. I love video games, Pokemon specifically. Don't even get me started on Pokemon. I'm a very artsy person, I love drawing and recently I have found a love for writing. Bowling and golfing are also pretty fun. I also love music, it's such a big part of my life. When I go to college, I'm going to major in violin performance, and it is my goal to get my Doctorate in music. My biggest dream in life is to compose music soundtracks for things like movies, TV shows, and video games. It's all just so interesting, finding out which instruments fit together and all the creative beats and melodies you can put into one song. I tend to keep to myself and am very quiet by nature, but I'm okay with that. I don't typically open up to many people, and it's honestly still something I'm learning to do, but it's been one heck of an adventure actually learning how to love and care for other people other than myself. I absolutely love everything about Christmas and the winter season, my favorite Pokemon is Lugia, and I love orange chicken.

Why I am a Mormon

I was blessed enough to be born into the church with loving parents and a personal history of the church within my family. But that aside, there was a time in my life where I wasn't living how I was supposed to be. I never took to thought the love that Heavenly Father has for me. And the fact that Jesus Christ had died for my sins didn't have any personal relevance to me at the time. I started to stray off of the straight and narrow path. But through the whole thing, I always kept in my mind the testimony of my parents, my friends, and my family members, and the way that they lived their faith. I always knew that the church was true, but the adversary had gotten a hold on my heart and had whispered things to me that weren't true yet I believed what he said. It wasn't until it was time for me to start preparing for a mission that the reality of the things I had been doing were brought to my mind. I distinctly remember thinking "Why am I doing this? This isn't making me happy. I'm miserable." So I changed. I took to the Book of Mormon and started to diligently prepare. My family has recently undergone a very rough time, and I can say without a doubt that without this faith that I have, I would not be where I am today. And that's one of the reasons I have learned to appreciate my mission and find personal meaning in serving the Lord. This gospel has brought so much peace and comfort into my life and into the life of my family. It has helped us so much, and I am very grateful for the love and patience my Heavenly Father has extended to us. I've been able to experience first-hand the happiness and joy that comes from the Gospel of Jesus Christ. That's what I want to offer to other people as a full-time missionary, because I have a firm testimony that God knows and loves each and every one of us, and I take great pleasure in being able to make other people as happy as I am, and knowing that I am fulfilling the Lord's work.

How I live my faith

I am living my faith by serving a mission! The Gospel of Jesus Christ has become a very important part of my life, so I am very grateful for this opportunity I have to serve the people around me and being able to express the love that Heavenly Father has for them through the things that I am able and willing to give to them. I also live my faith by following the perfect example that Jesus Christ has set for me and for all of God's children. He is my Savior and my Redeemer, and I take great comfort and reverence in the immense love he had in order to suffer and die for my sins. So that's why I want others to feel God's love for them, because I firmly believe that through Christ and the love and will of God that anything is possible, which is why I love being a missionary, because this gospel is so perfect and I desire nothing more than to offer it to my fellow brothers and sisters.