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Hi I'm Blake

I was born in Omaha, Nebraska and moved to Southern California when I was a year old. I live near the beach and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I graduated from high school this year and went to summer term up at BYU Provo. I loved every minute of that experience, and I especially enjoyed the weekly devotionals. I grew up playing football, basketball, and volleyball. My favorite sport turned out to be volleyball. I'm the oldest of four kids and just got my mission call. I can't wait to leave in the fall!

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because when I read the Book of Mormon, prayed about the book, and pondered its message, I received a burning feeling inside my body. This special feeling helped me realize that what I read seemed like truth. Heavenly Father cares about all of His children, not just those who lived in the Old and New Testament times. The Book of Mormon works hand in hand with the Bible. There is no contradiction; both contain words from prophets.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by serving others everyday. It's important to look for opportunities in even the smallest ways. By smiling and acknowledging others, I have noticed that many people recognize the goodness I feel inside. Many times a smile is reciprocated, and that makes me happy. Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ want us to feel joy! Smiling to others hopefully brightens their day.