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Hi I'm Austin

I'm left-handed. I love creating music. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love music; I write songs, play several instruments, and was the guitarist in a band in high school. I love the expression and freedom behind music and other forms of art that brings people together and helps them to remember God. I love to learn and improve myself. I work hard to find out the truth in all that I do and I live by what I learn. I work hard to improve myself. Just this last year I've undergone a strict diet and exercise regimen. So far, I have lost almost 35 pounds!

Why I am a Mormon

I had a real struggle with faith as a teenager in high school. I've always believed the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints to be true, but I wanted to KNOW. There were so many swirling ideas around me, I didn't want to go blindly down any of so many paths to choose from. Part of this struggle was due to an unwanted addiction to pornography and masturbation. It made me distant and depressed. I fought and fought, but I never seemed be able to get past this dark secret. I got out through Jesus Christ. By being totally focused on him and rededicating myself to studying his life and teachings, I found the light to cast out the darkness I felt surrounding me. Through him, I am renewed. My happiness, my confidence, my worldview. All are based on Christ now. I now know without a doubt that my church is the true church, that I'm a son of God and that Jesus Christ is our Savior. I know anyone can come to this knowledge as well, by centering their focus on Jesus Christ and accepting the invitation to become a disciple of Christ and obey his commandments.

How I live my faith

I help in my ward by participating in what we call hometeaching, where a companion and I go to a family in the neighborhood to check up on them, help them, and if appropriate, share an edifying spiritual thought.