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Hi I'm Miguel Gonzalez

I'm a member of The Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

About Me

At a very young age, I was brought to the United States by my parents. I was born in Mexico and had to learn a new language. Adapting to a new lifestyle was very difficult for me. I overcame many trials as a young man but depression was the toughest.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the Catholic church and I will always be grateful to my parents for doing what they thought it was the best for me. As I grew I felt the desire to serve Heavenly Father and always do his will. With this in mind I decided to become a priest and so my discerning began. After a few years I understood men are called by God and by Him only. Eventually corruption led me away from the church and began to make wrong choices. Depression took control of my life for several years until I could bear it no longer. I cried out to Heavenly Father for mercy and again that fire in my heart began to burn. I surrendered myself to Him and came in contact with the Mormon church through an ad on TV. I inquired a copy of the Book of Mormon and was left with a commitment by the missionaries to pray to know if the Book of Mormon is true. That night before I went to bed I prayed and went to bed minutes after that. A few hours later I woke up and felt the desire to pray once more. I knelt before my bed and began to express my feelings. What happened after that is difficult to put in words. An overwhelming but soothing feeling came upon me and felt Heavenly Father's love for me. At that time, a clear and unmistakeable knowledge came over me and was given witness of the veracity of the Book of Mormon. In time, through prayer and with the teachings of the missionaries I felt the desire to become a member of the Church of Jesus-Christ of Latter-Day Saint.

How I live my faith

I enjoy going out with the missionaries and be able to share my testimony with others that are searching for the truth. I strive to obey the commandments and go to church every week to renew my covenants with Heavenly Father. I enjoy serving those around me and participate in the activities the church offers.