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Hi I'm Steve

I'm Mormon and proud of it!

About Me

I was born and raised in New Mexico, USA. I'm currently a college undergraduate studying psychology with plans to become a professional therapist. I love helping people, and even though I know I can't fix the whole world, I know that I can make a difference. I recently married a wonderful girl and, though we're both imperfect, we're dedicated to helping each other realize the full potential of our lives. I like to play piano and clarinet, cook, and work outside in my garden.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because we teach our people how to live right, and we do our best to practice what we preach. We are a decent, clean, helpful, thankful, and moral people. We are good citizens and patriots of the countries where we reside, and we reach out to our neighbors and across the world to "lift the hands that hang down, and strengthen the feeble knees" (D&C 81:5). Also, I am a Mormon because I have a firm conviction that the Church is what it says it is, that Jesus Christ is at the head of it, and that Thomas S. Monson is a prophet of the Lord.

How I live my faith

I most recently served in the Church as the personal secretary to my ward's bishop. I organized his schedule, kept track of the goings and comings in the ward, and made sure that everything was ready so he could do his job. Mormon bishops carry a tremendous burden on their shoulders, and I did all I could to assist him and make his life easier.

Why do some call Mormonism a cult?

It is a natural tendency to fear things that we do not understand. Though we in the Church share much in common with our brothers and sisters of other faiths, we also have our share of differences. Giving up ten percent of our income to the Church, wearing sacred underclothing, and believing that God Himself appeared to a fourteen year old boy are enough to make any person who is unfamiliar with our religion see us as being a bit peculiar, if not downright weird. However, those who are well acquainted with our people and our practices know us for what we are - normal, everyday people trying to glorify God by following the example of his Son, Jesus Christ. Show more Show less