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Hi I'm Riley

I'm from California and I have 4 brothers who I love and my parents are awesome! Going to the Piura, Peru mission. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have four brothers and us five can get a little crazy together. I play college rugby and grew up playing many different sports including football, soccer, baseball, basketball, and rugby. I love the outdoors; especially fishing, hiking/adventuring, and climbing things. I have a dog who I love as well as my family.

Why I am a Mormon

When I read the Book of Mormon, it immediately makes me happier beyond measure. I feel the Holy Ghost with me and I know that this is the church that Jesus Christ meant to have on this earth. Being Mormon is not just about religion, it is about showing people you love them and about trying to express how uh God loves them. I am Mormon because I believe in the Bible, the Book of Mormon, and that Jesus Christ loves us so much that he suffered so that we can all return to live with our Heavenly Father again. Being a part of this church makes me realize that there are more important things in life than what we worry or stress about. God wants us to be happy, and the happiest days in my life have been the ones where I truly follow God's commandments and try to help others and love others, as Jesus would do.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to be more like Jesus every day. I pray plenty, read the scriptures, and try my best to serve others. I will be serving a mission in Peru so that I can help others change their lives and come to Christ. One of the most important things I try to do is love one another as Jesus loves all of us.

What is being a Mormon like?

Being Mormon has made my life so much less stressful and worrisome. I know this because I have felt a difference when I act on our beliefs versus disobeying what God has commanded of us. His commandments are not just to make us have to follow something, they are for our own benefit. Being Mormon is so great because of our knowledge of God and knowing his plan for us and knowing all he asks us to do will provide the greatest blessings we have ever been given. He provides us with commandments so that we can have happiness beyond measure if we follow them. The Book of Mormon provides us with tools to live our lives accordingly so that we can live the way God wants us to live, with joy beyond measure. When I show up to church each week, everyone there greets me with a big smile and truly cares about me. People talk to each other and truly show they care about me. Show more Show less