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Hi I'm Isaac

I was born and raised in Utah. I love to play music. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I absolutely love music. I have played the piano since I was five, and the organ since I was fourteen. I've been a part of a lot of special musical projects over the years and one of my favorite things to do is to perform music. I had the opportunity to participate in a special choir for the Priesthood session of General Conference in October 2013. It was one of the most spiritual experiences of my life, and I will never forget it. I graduated as the Salutatorian of my high school class in 2015 and am planning on attending college after I return home from my mission. I love learning and I can't wait to experience college and prepare for my career. I aspire to be a doctor one day, and I try to prepare for medical school right now by enrolling in the right classes. I have had the opportunity over the past few months to work at an Urgent Care, which has been a very beneficial experience for me. I love learning about world cultures and languages. Specifically, the Greek language and culture has always fascinated me. I had a friend from Greece in middle school who was the impetus for my self study of the Greek language. I was blessed to have the opportunity to travel to Greece for a week, and I consider that trip one of the highlights of my life.

Why I am a Mormon

For me, the biggest reason I continue to be a member of the Church is because it makes me happy. While there are many other positive things about the Church in my life, such as a strong support system, a healthy social network, service opportunities, and family traditions, the core of my membership is the feeling I receive as I study the scriptures, attend Church, bear my testimony, and strive to live righteously. I have never felt unhappy doing those things. It is true that it can be difficult to the point of seeming unrealistic or impossible at times, but never have I actually felt that by listening to the teachings found in the Book of Mormon I was making unhealthy or incorrect decisions about my life. I receive an incredible amount of guidance through my membership in the Church. There are not only a lot of major life questions whose answers are to be found in the words of the Prophets and other leaders of the Church, but there are a vast number of simply, day-to-day questions which can be answered by the wisdom provided by the scriptures as well as modern-day leaders of the Church. It is a blessing beyond comparison to have this guidance in my life. I know that each time I pray to my Father in Heaven about the truthfulness of the message of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, I receive an abounding feeling of love and warmth. I am a Mormon because I know in my heart, independent of anybody else, that this Gospel is full of truth and love, and it will guide each of us to eternal happiness.

How I live my faith

I have served as the leader or President of youth groups growing up. I have also served as the organist and pianist in my congregation. One of my favorite ways to participate in the Church is to be a part of musical firesides or to accompany special choirs. I love the music of the Church and I have always enjoyed preparing and performing it, as well as simply listening to it. I have also been active in the Scouting program of the Church, and I advanced to the rank of Eagle Scout when I was 15. Through the Scouting program, our group participated in many service projects and learned about the world around us.