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Hi I'm Gary

I'm a webcomic writer/artist. I live in the DC area. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up on the East Coast, and love the atmosphere and history of our nation's capital. I served a mission for my Church in Mexico. Those were an amazing 2 years. Then I married the most wonderful woman in the world. I now spend my time reading, writing stories, and working on my webcomic "George the Dragon".

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised by two loving parents who encouraged me to explore and learn about this wonderful world. They are both Mormons, but rather than depend on their belief alone, I have set out to learn and prove it for myself. Through much prayer and study, I have received a witness of the truth.

How I live my faith

I live a fairly normal life. Nothing spectacular, but I strive to make sure my choices are based upon what God has revealed in these latter days.

Who chooses the Mormon prophet?

Gary
In short: God. We believe in living, modern day revelation. God speaks to his children. He chooses his next prophet very carefully. The Prophet is not called by men, nor is it put to a vote. He is chosen by God as God's own witness. Show more Show less

What is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' attitude regarding homosexuality and same sex marriage?

Gary
First of all we know that God loves all of his children, and knows every single one individually. Secondly, we know that we our children of our Heavenly Father and Mother. God has sent us here so that we might gain physical bodies, learn how to control them, and return to our Heavenly home. Our bodies are amazing things, brimming with physical and chemical reactions. They are capable of so much. However, our bodies also have appetites and urges, our body sends us signals. Receiving an urge or a temptation is not a sin. However, we are here to learn to control our bodies, not let our bodies have whatever they wish. Our spirit is the one that should be in control, not the flesh. God has given us commandments based on how to find happiness in this life. They are not randomly chosen, nor are they punishment. They are a set of instructions to help us learn to be like our Father. This involves much restraint on our part as we learn to only use our body in a manner which will help us to progress. One of these commandments is that we are not to have same-sex sexual relations. This is one of many commandments which relate to sexual activity. Same-sex relations are not forbidden out of any fear or hate. Same-sex relations are not compatible with our progress toward being like our Father in Heaven. Always we have agency, but the Lord know the way, put your trust in Him. We must love and be kind to ALL no matter what their temptations may be. For we all are tempted and need Christ. Show more Show less