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Hi I'm Glen

I am from the United States. I speak Spanish and English. I do photography and much more. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am from Utah in the United States but I have lived in Argentina, Arizona and Idaho but I have just recently moved back to Utah for work. There are so many things I love to do. I do photography, I love to cook, I dance, play music and sing. I have recently been learning to play the bagpipes. I just graduated with a bachelors degree in Communication with a minor in photography. I love to hike, travel, be outdoors and meet new people. I love to get to know other cultures and try new food. I live to snowmobile (or snow machine as my friends in Idaho say) and do most anything in an ATV. I like fast cars and the trill of speed. Planes and flying has always been a love of mine and I would someday like to be a pilot. I like to play games and do anything with a little competition. I like to interact with others and play sports, even though I not always that good at them. Soccer or futbol is a favorite of mine and I have Argentina to thank for that. I am married and I have been for two years. We don't have any kids yet. I speak Spanish (I learned it while living in Argentina) and so I can get to know many more people, and visit much more of the world than I could if I could speak it. I love to learn. Science, language, history, geology, and countless other subject fascinate me. This is a great wonderful world we live in and I try to soak up as much as I can.

Why I am a Mormon

I have grown up around members of my church and faith. I lived 30 minutes away from the church headquarters and I had not thought much about it. My parents, grandparents and great-grandparents all were members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (known as Mormons to most people). Many of them had to go through great sacrifice to join the church. Though I have such an heritage I still had to come to my own understanding and make my own choice. I have received a testimony that has entered my heart and soul and because of that I chose to serve a two-year mission for the church to let others know about the gospel of Christ and share it with them. I also went to serve others. While on my mission I learned to love people that hated me and my feelings towards others softened. My testimony, my witness, of the truthfulness of the gospel of Jesus Christ was strengthened. I have great love for Jesus Christ. I know that because of his great sacrifice we can all overcome sin and death. I know that God is our Heavenly Father, the Father of our spirits and that he lives us. I know this because he allowed Jesus Christ to take upon himself the sins of all the people of the world and he died. I also know that through his power and the teachings of the gospel all people will live again with an immortal body. The Family is central to God's plan for all of his children, us. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints supports the family and the roles of fathers and mothers. There are prophets today as there were in ancient times. These prophets give us the word of God and they were chosen by God. They do not get a degree to be able to be a prophet. God chooses whomever he desires because it is God's design and he knows his own work.

How I live my faith

I go to church weekly. As of until recently I have been in charge of keeping record of members of the church that move into and out of our ward. This is to help the bishop and other church leaders know what members of the church are in the area so that help can be given where needed. I and my wife also help out in the nursery with the young children when we are needed. I volunteer to help at various service projects so others can be helped, near to home and around the world. I also go around a few times a month to certain families to talk and support them. I also help them when needed.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Glen
There are a few thing anyone needs to do to know if The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) is true. The main points are to pray with sincerity to your Heavenly Father asking Him if what you are learning is true, to continue to study and learn, and to thoughtfully think about what you are learning. As you pray, study, and have faith that God will answer your sincere questions you will come to the knowledge of the truthfulness of Mormonism. The answer comes in a way that only Our Heavenly Father can give, through the Holy Ghost. The Holy Ghost conveys the the answer of your Heavenly Father to you. Just as "fruits of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance" (Galatians 5:22-23) you will feel the answer given to your soul through the Holy Ghost. I know you will receive an answer by following these steps because I have done it and I have felt the goodness of the answer; my soul has been filled by the Holy Ghost's testament of the truthfulness of these things. We can receive personal answers from our Heavenly Father as we seek his guidance! You must do all the parts to gain an answer. Some guidance we have to take these steps is found in the Book of James in the Bible: "If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering..." (James 1:5-6) Also see Moroni 10:4-5 in The Book of Mormon. Show more Show less