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Hi I'm Elder Mercado

I ´m from Washington and love the rain and rock beaches of the Puget Sound. And of course, I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I can´t think of many things to put here. Mostly, i´m interested in things like finances, government policy, international relations, and music. When I say music, I mean to say compostion and theory. I don´t listen to a lot of music compared to other people, but that´s because I don´t like the culture of the white headphones. If you catch my drift. I play piano, alto saxaphone, electric bass and sing. Currently I´m serving a mission in Argentina. It´s been the best experience of my life and I´m sad that I have a little less than another year to enjoy it. Some day I want to come back to Argentina and live here for some years. after I graduate I plan on doing just that.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because when I was eight I decided to get baptized. i still trust that decision even though I was only eight when I made it. Of course when I was so young I couldn´t imagine all the wonderful things being a member of the church could do for me. I continue to be Mormon because I believe with all my heart that this is the church that Christ has restored to the earth through living prophets. I don´t need to hear His voice tell me that this is His church. The Spirit tells me by how I feel in my heart.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by inviting people to live be the gospel of Christ and come unto baptism. My life is entirely invested in this.

How can we stop the spread and influence of pornography?

Elder Mercado
we can stop the spead and influence of pornography by teaching the youth of its ungodly nature. Morals need to be taught in homes. youth need to know that pornography can enslave them as any type of drug. We can help them learn virtue, self restraint and respect for womanhood. I believe that the stongest influence to stop the spread of pornography is found in the home. External influence will never be able to stop this problem. We must change as a society if we are to escape this. This change is made person by person, and on a personal level. I believe this takes place in the home. Show more Show less