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Hi I'm Tate Wilks

I'm a runner. I love to play the piano. I am currently serving in the Russia Yekaterinburg mission. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in New York, but raised for almost all of my life in Orem, Utah. I have played piano for ten years and I love Chopin and Liszt. I also ran cross country in high school and swam butterfly on the swim team. I love to go rock climbing. I plan to attend BYU when I return from my mission in Yekaterinburg. I want to major in chemistry and go on to become an orthopedic surgeon. My family is very special to me since every member is unique. I have one older sister, two younger brothers, and a younger sister.

Why I am a Mormon

I was miserable without the church. I was raised in the gospel, and at one point in my life I began to stray from the truth. I received a witness as I prayed to know that this church is true, and I changed my life accordingly. As I grow from living the gospel and trying to be like the savior, I feel peace and happiness that I wouldn't get any other way. I'm a Mormon because of the witnesses I have received, and because of the way it makes me feel. Nothing else on earth can provide the joy, peace, and calm that I feel from this church. As I read the Book of Mormon, I feel the Holy Ghost testify to me that what I am doing is right, and that I belong to the true church of Jesus Christ in these latter days.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by being as obedient as possible to the commandments of the savior and the rules of bishops and stake presidents. I know that strict obedience brings miracles. Living the gospel will give you the truest testimony possible. Living your faith is in everything you do, and I try to make it show, whether it be in sports, school, with friends, or around the home. I try to remind myself of how the Savior would respond in any given situation, and I try to act as he does.