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Hi I'm Blake Michael

I'm an Eagle Scout. I like to tell stories. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm the only member of the LDS Church in my family, though they are both very supportive. On the front of my hobbies, I'm a huge fan of writing stories. I also really like portraying characters in plays and musicals. I'm hoping someday to become a voice actor, and wouldn't be upset if I were to work with radio at some point: I love to find new music, and won't hesitate to create some now and again.

Why I am a Mormon

In studying the scriptures, during my time in Seminary, and in watching, listening, and truly pondering the words that were said by the Prophets during General Conference, I have found a peace in my life that truly helps me to make the decisions that I know my Heavenly Father would want me to. While I won't say that living the principles set forth by the Church is easy, it is definitely rewarding to be able to partake in the blessings that come from faithful obedience. To truly feel God's presence, though, I keep in mind to pray and meditate on the impressions that I feel when I go about my daily life. These impressions, I've found, come from the Holy Ghost, and several times have kept me out of harm's way, or have brought me into meaningful experiences that I might not have found otherwise. It is because of these rewards, and the peace that I've felt in the Church that I remain faithful. The stronger I feel in my faith, the stronger my bond with Heavenly Father. And the stronger my bond with Heavenly Father, the happier I feel. That happiness has made it worth all the while.

How I live my faith

I currently am serving as the Priest's Quorum leader in my ward. This essentially means that I serve as the leader of the Young Men, or at the very least, serve in a capacity that has them looking towards me as a kind of role model. In my service, I have learned that it is best to really keep in mind the things you say and do, because people really do watch and listen. It is this position that really pushes me to commit to the challenges that are set forth by the Young Men's President, and his counselors. This is because, in my work, I have found that the only true way you can get people to believe in what you're saying, you really must practice what you preach.