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Hi I'm Raelena

I'm a television news producer, a sister, a daughter, a roommate, and a friend. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm addicted to movies. I love doing things that scare me. The only exercise that I actually like is swimming. I love writing and drawing and photography and cooking, even though I'm not good at any of it. My little sister is my best friend. I grew up in California. I've also lived in Utah, Idaho and Pennsylvania.

Why I am a Mormon

It took me a long time to learn to trust God. He was so patient and always there for me, teaching me how much He loves me. I finally figured out that God is smarter than me. There is so much peace and joy that comes from making decisions together and seeing how things always work out right.

How I live my faith

Once I make the decision to live a certain commandment I never back down, even when the pressure is on. I am totally willing to explain myself and why I make the decisions I make. I served as a missionary in Idaho, USA. I decided to serve because I am so grateful to have the fulness of truth in my life and to know how to get answers to the questions that I have.

What do Mormons believe concerning the doctrine of grace?

We live in a fallen world and we makes mistakes. We just do things that we shouldn't do. That makes us unclean and therefore unable to return to live with our Heavenly Father after we die. Heavenly Father loves us and wants us to return, so He provided a Savior for us. Someone to save us. Jesus Christ paid the penalty for our sins. It is by His grace that we are saved. If we are unwilling to take any responsibility ourselves, then His grace won't apply to us. We have to do our part, as much as we can. We have to change the things about us that we know are not right. We have to stop doing the things that make us unclean. Because Christ paid the penalty for our sins He knows exactly what we need to do and how to help us. We can turn to Him and He will give us the help that we need. Show more Show less

Do you really believe there is a prophet like Moses alive today?

 Yes. God called Moses to be a prophet because His people needed a leader. They needed someone they could trust to listen to Him and help them understand what He wanted them to do. All people in every time have needed a prophet. Unfortunately they didn't always realize that they needed one and sometimes God's prophets were rejected or killed. Lucky for us, because God is loving and merciful He would call a new prophet as soon as someone was willing to listen. We have a prophet today and we need to listen to what he has to say. Show more Show less