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Hi I'm Isaac

I grew up in Nampa, Idaho. I have a history in theater and Speech and Debate. I have mild Asperger's Syndrome. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I've lived in my current residence for most of my life, a little longer than a decade. I grew up loving movies, television and plays, so during high school, I participated in my school's theater program and later joined the speech and debate program. I have Asperger's Syndrome, so sometimes I can get uncomfortable around new situations or people, or will not understand sarcasm. Despite this, I usually have a fairly good memory, and very strong interests. One of these things was collecting LEGOs, and eventually doing something meaningful with them (I made a couple stop-motion videos, and want to do more in the future). All in all, I love to help out people to the best of my abilities and make people smile. I follow instruction very well, and am able to accommodate people the best ways I can.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church, so I've always been aware of it. My mom's parents were converted and my dad was converted when he was 17 (he served a mission in Idaho). I continue to follow the gospel because there's been times where I struggle, but as I pray to the Lord, I am most often reassured. The individual wards are like a big family, so if I'm feeling down, I can always talk to someone I'm comfortable with about issues I have. Sometimes I disagree with what the individual members say about how they feel about a certain issue. Often times, I am comforted by the words of the general authorities, specifically the First presidency and the Twelve Apostles, who often say things that reassure my faith in the gospel. I know that the world can be a mean place, and while the church may not seem perfect to some, to others it can be a place where they can find purpose and I know that the church will always know how to help others when they can, which is something I've always appreciated from people.

How I live my faith

I attend church every Sunday for three hours with my family (occasionally I go to a ward with young adults who are trying to figure things out before settling down), pray at least twice a day (morning and night) and read my set of scriptures, the Bible and the Book of Mormon, daily. As of late, I have agreed to serve a mission for the church, meaning I go to a place for two years (in my case, Sacramento California) to teach the inhabitants about the LDS faith, do labor for them and members and study with a "companion" (someone assigned to you that you must be with at all times). In the past, I've helped set up for various events the ward puts on for the members, taking down/putting away chairs, cleaning the church, etc. Every once in a while, I'll do a service event, such as volunteering for a race for charity or go to the church-run orchard to thin and pick peaches for a storehouse. Ultimately, I help out people the best I can with the abilities that I have.