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Hi I'm Marco

I'm a Mexican, a student, a linguist. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in Mexico and was raised in Las Vegas, NV since I vas eight. I love trying new things and experiencing different cultures. I am highly interested in laguages. I am studying Spanish Translation and French, but I am also working on Marshallese (the language of the Marshall Islands).

Why I am a Mormon

My parents joined the Church in Mexico when I was two years old. They tried their best to teach me to follow the gospel and the teachings of Jesus Christ. Now that I that I have grown up, I continue to try to live His teachings because the experiences of my youth taught me that it is He is the only way I can find happyness. I have come to learn that Jesus is the only one who can save me from the pain of my mistakes. He redeems me and I can have hope in the future because of Him.

How I live my faith

I am not perfect but God's love for me is perfect. Nothing I do can help me earn salvation in His kingdom; no amount of work can make me worthy. Knowing the truth about His saving power impulses me to do His will.

Can you tell me about Mormon customs: how you dress for church, what holidays you celebrate, etc.?

Marco
Mormons are very diverse and have different backgrounds. As a Mexican member of the Church living in the United States I have mostly attended Spanish-speaking congregations. There we celebrate traditions that are common in Spanish-speaking cultures. We celebrate these holydays as a way to create unity. When I have attended English-speaking congregations I have the same thing. We celebrate traditional American holydays as a way of creating unity and commitment to the betterment of the society in which we live. We also have the custom of dressing with white shirts and ties (for men). Although it is definately not mandatory, I feel that it helps create a feeling of equality. Show more Show less