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Hi I'm Christian Merrill

I love to draw cartoons, write stories, sing songs, play basketball, and smile :) I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I come from a big family, and I love them all so much. My favorite sport is basketball, and my favorite type of food is Chinese food. One of my favorite hobbies is to write and perform music. I wrote a lot of poetry in elementary school, and that has definitely helped me when writing lyrics to my songs. I also doodle all the time, and there's something about cartoons that I've loved since I was little.

Why I am a Mormon

I have a firm belief in the Book of Mormon as the word of God. When I read it regularly, my life gets so much happier. I understand things more clearly, and my creativity flows. I feel myself draw closer to Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ, and I have the Holy Ghost with me more.

How I live my faith

My faith definitely extends to the music I write. I express my faith and love for God in my lyrics, because nothing else can really express your feelings like music can. Drawing cartoons just makes me happy, and it makes others happy, too. I think happiness is the essence of the Gospel. "Men are, that they might have joy." I discover over and over again that making other people happy is the only thing that brings true joy. Anything and everything good and wholesome comes from Christ. So when you fill your life with good things, you are coming unto Christ. I am currently a missionary in the Tennessee Knoxville mission.