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Hi I'm R. Qualls

I'm in College. I love making music. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm am in college. I'm studying music. Double Bass Performance to be exact. I love playing music of all kinds. I love rock, reggae, jazz, classical, you name it. My dream is to get a job playing music in a professional symphony. So far music has taken me a lot of places I never dreamed of and I look forward to new adventures every day.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents are both Mormons, but honestly that has very little to do with why I am. I feel like I've been through a lot in my life. I think most people have been through a lot more than we sometimes think they have from first glance. Everyone has their tough times. I guess the simplest reason for me is that it makes me happy. I've thought about it a lot and said things like "Well, what if it's not true?", or "What if you die and find out this is all wrong?" In those moments I feel a peace and a comforting feeling that I can't put into words. I feel that this is truth and that it is right and even if people feel it isn't, it still brings me more happiness, more peace, more love, better purpose, better direction, and better friends than I've found anywhere else.

How I live my faith

I'm a busy college student and life gets kind of tough sometimes. It seems like I never have a spare minute and if I do it's always eaten up with rehearsals, concerts, personal music practice, homework, etc. But I was taught from a young age to put God first and that he would help us fill in the rest. There are so many days where I think "I just don't have time for this!" but I know that God can help me make time for it all. My job at church is basically to make sure everyone is there and find out who isn't. We all get busy, we all have our tough times, but we don't want people to fall through the cracks. I'm grateful for my responsibilities at church that allow me to get to know everyones names and faces and to keep meticulous attendance records. Sometimes the first sign someone needs your help is that they aren't saying anything and they aren't showing up. It can be hard, to admit you're struggling. You can't force anyone to church any better than you can force them to heaven, but we can make sure no one gets left behind or overlooked.

How can I find someone to talk with, in person, about the Mormon religion?

R. Qualls
If you've found this website you've already done the hard part. You've taken a step to look into something you want to know more about and you've gone to a good source. Look around, watch the videos you find on this website and see how they make you feel. Find a friend that is Mormon and ask them for help. Have the Mormon Missionaries into your home and ask them questions. I used to be one, but now I'm just back to being a normal guy. They love movies and music, they love to talk and they love to eat. They're normal people just like you and I, but they have a special job and a special message. They aren't there to pressure you into anything. If they do, simply ask them to leave. They just want to help however they can. Welcome them into your home. Show more Show less