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Hi I'm César

I'm mexican. I'm going to be a doctor, but first I'm going to be a missionary. A mormon missionary.

About Me

I go to college, this is my fourth year now, and I can say it's been an amazing experience! I'm studying medicine, and I want to become an eye doctor. But before I'm done with school I want to go on a mission, for I know that I won't find a greater joy than that of sharing the gospel. I met the church five years ago, and I don't regret a single day since! It's been a great journey, and alongside with my family, it will be eternal.

Why I am a Mormon

I joined the church at high school, where all my friends were mormons! They all tried to talk me into conversion but it was until I read the Book of Mormon that I found out for myself that this is the one true church. I remember reading the book as a challenge president Hinckley made, he was then the prophet and worldwide leader of the church. He promised that if we read the Book of Mormon we would gain a testimony of it, and a greater portion of the Holy Ghost would be in our lives and homes. But we had to read it before the year was over, so I read it very fast, at first not so sure of what I was doing, but slowly begining to understand more and feeling more close to God than I had ever been before. By the end of the year I could not deny the authenticity of the book and I knew then, as much as I do now, that this was indeed the word of God, and that I should join the church. My family, after lots of opposition, accepted my baptism... and eventually all my family accepted the gospel. I am so happy to share this path with them, I know that families can be together forever, and I know that God lives, I know this is His church and I cannot be more grateful for this great blessing!

How I live my faith

Everyday I try to live the principles I am taught at church, principles such as prayer, fasting and reading the scriptures, but what I find most exciting is serving others! As a leader, the Lord gives us lots of oportunities to learn about those you are called to serve: you get to know them and really care for each and one of them, you share their ups and also their downs. When you realize that being a leader is actually being a friend, everything comes easier. Being a member of the church at med school is hard, but I have found joy in talking about my beliefs to almost everyone I meet, so it is easier to live the gospel when m friends know what I do and why I do it. God is always aware of us, and by serving others and keeping the commandments I know for a surety that He lives and that He cares for me and for those around me.