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Hi I'm Logan

I played piano, basketball, French Horn, tennis, and the trumpet in high school, I'm studying to become a doctor and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hi, my name is Logan and I am a Mormon. Surprise! Just kidding, but really. So I am a college student, majoring in Biology, I plan to serve a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints for two years in the beautiful country of Japan. I am the second of 5, I have an older sister, younger sister, and two younger brothers who I love dearly. Most people who know me personally, know that I am something of a social butterfly. Yes, a butterfly of sociality.. I love meeting people, talking to people, learning about people, having fun with people, and yes, going dates with people... girl people my age. I also love to play tennis! I picked up tennis as a hobby with one of my best friends in 8th grade, played a lot just for fun, then finally, after basketball season my senior year, tried out for the highschool varsity team and made it playing second doubles. As was implied, I also play and love the sport of basketball. I started that my Sophomore year of High School, learned the sport, and I've played and loved it ever since. In the NBA, I am a die hard Lakers fan. Yes, I know they have been terrible for several years now, but rain or shine, I am a Laker at heart. Born and raised. Why am I majoring in Biology you might ask? I have my goals set to become a doctor, perhaps a foot doctor or an eye doctor, we'll see. Now what does that have to do with music? Well, I played the French Horn for 10 years, loved it, and it has nothing to do with anything. And I'm a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

Why am I a Mormon? Well, it all started when I was born to two loving parents who raised me in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I went to church, attended Primary, did all the things I was asked to do to progress in the gospel and build up a knowledge of my Savior. At the age of eight years old, I was baptized and confirmed a member of the church. But, that is not why I am a Mormon. I had the opportunity to attend a Catholic school in 5th Grade. It was an incredible experience with an amazing Catholic teacher, several nuns teaching other classes, and I went to Mass every Friday. I learned a lot about that particular religion; many of the Catholic beliefs were right in line with those I already had. However, there is one thing that no other church has in this world - the Book of Mormon. The Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ. I find truth and insight on every page of the book. I could not give it up for anything as reading it is the best way I know of to come closer to Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. As a kid, we would read it as a family just to read it. I hadn't ever read it completely through before I was baptized. Since then, I have read it, studied it, and learned so many things from it. Reading the Book of Mormon has given me power in my own life. It has given me power to withstand temptation, power to discern doctrine, and power to have faith in Christ and develop a closer relationship with Him. It also invites the Holy Ghost into my life. Reading the Book of Mormon on a day-to-day basis has blessed me tremendously and I know that I can rely on it for the rest of my life. It is the keystone of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and I know it is true. Though I was raised a Mormon, I continue to be a Mormon now because I have learned and I know for myself the truthfulness of this Gospel.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by striving to remember every day that I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. When I was baptized, I promised to God that I would stand for his name at all times, in all things, and in all places. By remembering him in all that I do, my actions can be guided to reflect the Christ-like person I want to be. This church has presented me with countless opportunities to serve others around me. One such example is home teaching. My dad and I would go and visit members of the church and share a message with them about the gospel once a month and find out how they are doing. These opportunities allowed me to serve as Christ did on an individual basis. As missionary and an authorized representative of Jesus Christ, I frequently ask myself, "What would Jesus do?" Every time I do, I know exactly what I should do. This is for everyone to know how Jesus would act and behave while he was on the earth. The name I wear as a missionary is right next to His. If everyone knew that I cared for them, loved them, and wanted what was best for them, they could taste God's love in their lives and they can come to know Christ. To live my faith, I strive to develop Christ-like attributes in my everyday life. I try to see others how Christ would see them, treat others how Christ would treat them, and love others how Christ would love them. I try to be patient with myself and with others, I strive to be diligent in all my endeavors, I try to be forgiving. By trying to be like Christ, I find greater happiness and joy in my life and in my relationships with others.