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Hi I'm Ricky J

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Ricky. There are 6 people in my family and we all get along great. I have two, younger twin brothers, and a younger sister. I am a college student working on my Bachelor's degree in Spanish and Biology. My siblings are also in college. Some of my hobbies include: playing the piano, strumming the guitar, singing, and playing sports (mostly basketball). I also love being around people. So, being with my friends always highlights my day!

Why I am a Mormon

I love being a Mormon! I believe that if everyone knew what it felt like to be a Mormon and understood what it really meant to be a part of this great church, that people near and far would sacrifice anything and everything to be a Mormon too. I've seen lots of people do it too! The reason I love being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is because I know that this church is God's restored church on the earth today! It's so exciting! For me, it means that we have a living and loving Heavenly Father who continues to bless our lives with miracles and happiness. Because of the this church I have come to know that individuals are important to God. He knows my name and I am a part of His family. I also know that I can be with my family forever, even after death. These feelings bless my life with hope and bring peace to my heart. I also know that Jesus Christ lives and loves us. For these reasons and many more I love being a Mormon!

How I live my faith

I work hard to live my faith by striving to live as God would have me live. Jesus Christ came to the earth and set the perfect example for each of us. He taught about everything that is good: charity, service, sacrifice, obedience, etc. As i read my scriptures and study His example it helps me become more like Him. At church I also have an assignment that helps me live my faith. I help in the Elder's Quorum (men's class) by encouraging the men in my class to participate in home teaching (visits to other church members to make sure their needs are always met).

What do Mormons believe about the nature of God?

Ricky J
We believe that God is our Father and that we are His children. We therefore belong to His big family. He is the creator of the universe and all-powerful. He loves us more than we can ever imagine. I have felt His love. God also has a body just like ours, but perfect. We were created in His image. Without Him we would not be able to experience true happiness because He is the source of such joy. Show more Show less