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Hi I'm Danny

I skateboard. I love nature. I adore all forms of art. I eat cold cereal for breakfast every day. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in northern Utah, where the mountains are amazing. For me, nothing beats going out and dong something active. I enjoy snowboarding and sledding in the winter and skateboarding, biking, and anything to do with the outdoors the rest of the year. I am the youngest in a family of all boys except for one girl. I love people because I believe everyone is important.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in a Mormon family, so that's what I was taught as a child. I went to church, I learned the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and I believed it. I don't think I ever really disbelieved the church, and going through the trials I have in my life have just reinforced my faith in the Gospel and in the Book of Mormon. I don't mean to say that my life has been more difficult than anyone else's, but mental illness and addiction had brought me down to depths of sorrow and torment. I've had very difficult days where darkness is my reality. I've had days where I wanted to no longer exist and strove to make that happen. However, because of the careful hand of God in my life, because He placed special people and opportunities in my life, because of the support from my family, friends, my girlfriend, and because of a miracle from God, I have overcome my addiction and mental trappings. And you know what? I wouldn't still be taking steps to continue to heal and to overcome and to truly live if I didn't know what I know; I know that Joseph Smith was a prophet, that he was the prophet who, with the divine guidance of angels and Christ Himself, restored His gospel to the earth, that the Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ, that our prophet today, Thomas S. Monson, is indeed a prophet of God, and that there is something worth living for: Joy; the joy that comes from living the restored Gospel and knowing the Plan of Salvation. That's why I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I am going to a ward of young single adults like myself. I don't currently have a job among the congregation, but I enjoy the company of my peers and I feel welcomed. I live my faith through trying to live like Christ did. Now I, like everyone, am not perfect by any means, but I try to keep the commandments, do good to others, trust in Christ, and remember the power that Grace and the Atonement have in my life and how "I can do all things through Christ witch strengtheneth me." (Philippians 4: 13)