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Hi I'm Corey

I'm a sports fan. I'm a quiet guy. I'm a thinker, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was a missionary in Japan. I was on my high school yearbook staff for 3 years, one as Editor-in-Chief. I live in beautiful San Diego. I want to go to a four-year university and do something great with my life, but other than being a dad and a husband, I don't know what that will look like. I love sports, but baseball and the Padres are number one. I'm not the life of the party or a social butterfly, but I like to listen and try to understand people on a one on one basis. I have a long way to go, to where, I'm not sure, but I'm glad that God is there to go with me.

Why I am a Mormon

Both my parents are members of this church. My dad joined when he was in college and my mom's mom was the first member in her family. I was always the good kid and I did what I was supposed to. I did the church thing and I was happy and had fun. I wanted to know if this was really what was true and when I read the Book of Mormon and prayed to my Father in Heaven about it, I just knew. So I went as a missionary to Japan. I loved it, but it was hard. Not just hard, but more like questioning the very essence of who I was Why am I here on Earth? What am I doing? Does my life, my very existence, even matter? Is this church really bringing me happiness? I knew it was true, but I was missing a link, a key, that little something more that would make it all worth it. I worked. I cried. I prayed. The Lord changed my heart in Japan. He gave me the perspective I needed. I had always done the right things, but now I was doing it for the right reasons and feeling the true joy as a result. I truly began to trust my Savior and believe that I was good enough to achieve what he had in store for me.

How I live my faith

 I just try to go through everyday as positive as I can. It is definitely a work in progress. I have down days like everyone else. I guess I just try to do that little bit more say hi to someone, pick up a piece of trash, see if someone pulled over could use some help. For me, the little things are what matter most. I try my best and know that a loving Heavenly Father is right there behind me everyday.