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Hi I'm Gage Mayer

I've lived in Utah almost my whole life, and now I'm preparing myself for a mission in Japan. I am a Mormon, and I love it!

About Me

I moved to Portland, Oregon when I was six months old, then moved back to Utah when I was four. Since then, I've moved around a lot inside Utah. I went to Syracuse High School, and was one of three presidents in our school's Japanese Anime club. My hobbies and such include, as you guessed, watching Anime & reading Manga, playing guitar, reading, listening to music, hiking, playing games like Pokemon and Kingdom Hearts, and of course, reading the Book of Mormon and preparing for my mission. I attend a Martial Arts class taught by my stake president, and I've achieved my orange belt. I worked at the Lagoon Amusement Park for three years, starting when I was fourteen, and I currently work at McDonald's. Some of my favorite writers are Neal Shusterman, Masashi Kishimoto, and the prophets Jacob, Mosiah, Moroni, and the apostle James. I love the gospel, and I can't wait to go and serve the people of Sendai, Japan!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints because I've found for my self that it is true; it isn't that I've just grown up being taught it's true, I've prayed about it and received answers that it is true. I know that this is Christ's true church in this day and time; it's the same church Christ organized when He was on the earth. I've found so much comfort and guidance from this church, and I know I would not be who I am today if it wasn't for what my caring leaders taught me. I'm a Mormon because I know I belong here!

How I live my faith

I attend church every Sunday, and I help out there by blessing the sacrament, to help others renew their covenants and promises they made with God when they were baptized. I visit the temple as often as occasion allows, and I've made it my goal in life to be married in the temple. I go to a mission preparation class our stake has on Thursday nights, taught by return missionaries who teach us about their experiences and help us to prepare to go on our own missions. I've read the Book of Mormon, and just because I've read it once, doesn't mean I'm done! I read it (almost) every day, because every time I read, I learn something new and find answers to questions I or my friends may have.