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Hi I'm Nate

I grew up in Blaine Washington. I work at Olive Garden. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Nate and I grew up in an LDS home. Family and God have always been priority number one in my life, everything else falling under these two things. I love learning and accomplishing things academically, and I also have many hobbies including sleight of hand (magic tricks, illusions), acting, singing, playing the trumpet, rapping, and more. Reading the Holy Scriptures everyday is something I additionally love to do, for it draws me closer to my Father in Heaven and causes me to reflect on the more important things in life.

Why I am a Mormon

Throughout my life I have had the pleasure of growing up in this church, a church that many in the world consider to be just like any other religious organization. I have learned for myself that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints is not just some church that was made up to make people feel better about life. This church is the real deal. Through diligent and personal study of this gospel, I have found peace, comfort, joy, and true knowledge pertaining to God's plan for his children. Because of these things that I have learned and love, I must share them with the world. I will be serving a full time mission in the near future because I love this world and I know that the Gospel of Truth is needed in the lives of many.

How I live my faith

It has always been my goal to be supportive and kind to all those I come in contact with. I am not perfect in the least bit, but I know the importance behind spreading real and sincere love to those around me. It doesn't matter who you are or what you're about, everyone deserves to be treated well, which is something I try to live by. Jesus Christ is the greatest example of this perfect love that I aspire to have in my life, and this love is what can change the world. The Gospel of Jesus Christ is the gospel of kindness and love, and I will never let it depart from my life.

Who was Joseph Smith?

Joseph Smith Jr. was a seeker of truth, an individual that was confused and anxious about doing the right thing at a very young age. He was like many of us in this world, desiring to know why we are here. He was specifically wanting to know which of all the churches was right. His desire to know eventually compelled him to ask God on the matter. He asked in fervent prayer and received the answer that he should join none of the current churches of the day, for all were wrong. Through him, the true and everlasting Gospel was once again restored upon the earth, ushering in what we call the "Fullness of Times." He was a good and honest man- selfless, full of love, faithful, and true to what he knew to be true. He was not perfect, but his efforts in fulfilling God's plan were magnified and supported from on high. He will always be an example unto those who follow our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Show more Show less