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Hi I'm Rob

I'm a college student, I'm a brother, I'm a son, and I love to do magic. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up by Detroit in Michigan, I'm going to school right now, studying Political Science. I love watching movies, riding roller coasters, playing sports, and having fun with my family and friends. I have four younger brothers, and wonderful parents

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the church all my life, my parents were converts. My mom, when she was 9 years old, my dad, when he was in the navy. They both have very strong testimonies, and taught me and my brothers well in our youth. All my life, growing up, I went to church, had scripture study every morning with my family, went to church activities, and my parents taught me about the gospel at home. From an outsiders point of view, it would seem like i would grow up to be Mormon. But even though I grew up all my life learning about it, there still remained one question, what if? What if the church I belonged to wasn't the true church, what if another was? I knew the church was a good church, but I wasn't sure it was THE true church, or if there was a true church. I guess I really started thinking about it when I was 12, and I decided I was going to read the Book of Mormon on my own, and pray to know it was true. I started reading it and I really prayed to know if was true, and if the church was true. But nothing happened, no vision, no feeling, nothing. So I kind of gave up a bit. Then, when I was 15, I started to read the Book of Mormon again. It was around that time that we had a youth trip to a church history site in Kirtland, Ohio. There was a Temple there, that used to be owned by our church, but after persecution, it was abandoned when the saints left. We were able to have a testimony meeting there. A testimony meeting is where members testify of things they know because they've lived certain principles or have received answers from God telling them that what they prayed about is true. As I sat there and listened to my friends testify of Jesus Christ, I felt a feeling I cannot describe, of peace, of joy, a warm feeling throughout my whole body. At that moment, in my mind, and in my heart, I knew what I had been taught was true, more so than anything else I knew. God answered my prayers, through the power of the Holy Ghost. I testify that you can know this too.

How I live my faith

Through my example. I try to be friendly to all those who I meet, no matter who they are. I love to serve people. If there's ever a chance I can help someone, I help. I love sharing the gospel with others, and sharing that same joy I feel, knowing who I am, and where I'm going.