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Hi I'm Ben Stanley

I'm a storyteller. I love teaching and telling stories that bring happiness. I enjoy French jazz and hot cocoa and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a recent high school graduate with an intense passion for the arts. I tell stories that relate to other people and allow them to learn from it. At the present moment, I am taking the Pacific Northwest by storm by serving the Lord in the Idaho Nampa mission. After my mission, I intend to study acting and technical theatre. My dream is to own a theatre at which I can direct and produce great, quality theatre that can really have an effect on the audience. I love to help and teach people. I love seeing people improve their lives and be happier, while I do the same. As a missionary, I have the blessed opportunity to help people on a constant basis and I and so happy to be doing the Lord's work. I hope to continue to improve throughout my life and that I can help others do so simultaneously.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon for the same reason every other Mormon is: I am a Mormon because I received confirmation from the Holy Ghost that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the true church that Jesus Christ Himself established on the earth. The only way anyone can know that this church is true, and the biggest factor that separates our church from all the rest, is because every person has the opportunity to listen to the Spirit and have a confirmation of its truth. There is literally no other reason more important than that as to why I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I like to live my faith by sharing it with others. I am not shy about discussing the Gospel and how it affects me. I love talking to people and getting to know their story. Everybody has a different story, a different background, and a different need for the Gospel. I enjoy seeing others for who they are. I love to exercise my faith by studying and by applying the concepts taught in the scriptures and by modern-day prophets and apostles. I have seen that the little commandments and suggestions are there so that one can feel the Spirit and be happy. I know that by putting your full faith in the servants of the Lord, and not procrastinating doing so, you can be happy. I also live my faith in my hobbies, as an actor and performer. I love being able to tell stories that are in harmony with righteous living. I love showing the mistakes that can be make so as to teach and inspire audiences. I know that by exercising faith through the medium of art, I am using the gifts and talents the Lord blessed me with, while also serving others.