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Hi I'm Brendan Giles

I was born and raised in the United States, and I'm quarter Korean. I love to serve those around me. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am preparing to serve a mission for the church right now. I love to do track especially the sprint events. I also enjoy working especially hard work there is just something about working up a sweat that is super satisfying. I enjoy reading fantasy and science fiction novels when I have the time to. It is also nice to just talk to people about life sometimes. For the most part I don't like doing things alone I believe that almost everything is a better experience when you experience it with family or friends.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I love him who loved me first. As I have lived my life the spirit has testified to me of the truthfulness of the gospel and of the love and resurrection of my savior Jesus Christ. I know that my savior loves me and he was willing to give his life for me. Not only was he willing to give his life for me he was willing to live his life for me and he still does. If my savior loved me enough to give everything he had to me and all of us I believe I should strive to do the same. Also the atonement of my savior Jesus Christ has helped strengthen and uplift me throughout my life. The atonement isn't only for sin it is also something to help succor us in our infirmities no matter what you are going through Jesus Christ understands and is capable of giving you comfort. There is no darkness too deep that the saving light of our saviors atonement can not pierce to save us. I am a Mormon because even though I am weak my savior is strong and I need that strength and love. As the apostle Paul said all things are possible through Christ who strengthens me.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by fulfilling my callings in the church and just by the little acts I do every day. I am a ward missionary which means that I go and teach the people in the boundaries of my ward and serve them however I can. I haven't been a ward missionary long but I have tried to make it to every meeting since I have been made one. I have also been assigned two families to home teach. I try to make sure I am able to visit both families every month to teach them and just see how they are doing and if I can serve them in any way. Also I go to church every week and strive to live the commandments. I also go to the temple as often as I can and strive to read from my scriptures and pray every day. I'm also constantly trying to improve myself and become a better disciple of Christ.