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Hi I'm Ethan

I grew up in Pensacola, Florida. I am currently serving a mission in Lansing, Michigan. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I enjoy running, playing and writing music, and writing fiction. I play the piano, organ (and yes there is a difference), the guitar, and the bagpipes! I've written many pieces of music and some of my favorite genres are New Age instrumental, movie scores, and Christian rock.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church, but that's not why I'm a Mormon. There came a time when I had to decide if my parents were crazy or not, and what I was going to do with my life. There's all sorts of fun stuff I could be doing besides living the gospel, but I decided to follow Christ. I decided to do so because I've read the Book of Mormon and prayed to God to know whether it was true or not. I didn't receive any grand revelation when I did, but I felt at peace. An even bigger testament to me was to see the effect living the gospel had in my life. You have to just put forth the faith and live the gospel for a little while whether you believe it or not. After a while you will see the blessings that it brings. My family is so happy and I have a permanently positive outlook on life because of the happiness it brings to me. Since first realizing that, I've had many other experiences where I've felt the Holy Ghost touch my heart and let me know the church is true. Because you "receive no witness until after the trial of your faith." (Ether 12:6)

How I live my faith

I am currently serving a full-time mission in Lansing, Michigan. I have served as a church organist in the past, and as an assistant in my Young Men's groups.