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Hi I'm Peter

I speak english. Hablo español. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Music is a central part of who I am. I play the piano, clarinet, and cello. I love to just sit down and plunk away at the piano for hours. I also love to do ceramics. I took a couple of classes at college for that, but decided a major in architecture. Working with your hands and exercising your creative side, I feel, is a great way to bring lasting happiness. La música es una parte central de mi vida. Toco el piano, la clarineta, y el violoncelo. A mí me gusta sentarme por muchas horas y tocar el piano. También me gusta hacer cerámica. Tomé unas classes de cerámica en la universidad, pero decidí una carrera de arcitectura. Yo siento que el trabajar con sus manos y ejercer su persona creativa son buenas maneras para traer la felicidad eterna.

Why I am a Mormon

This church has a lot to offer for all types of people. I know the Lord gives us talents so that we can bless others. In this church, I have been blessed to serve others with the talents the Lord has given me, and to enjoy the talents of other people. My personal testimony of the truthfulness of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ started when I was younger. I remember reading in the scriptures and feeling a very comforting and calming sense inside of me. I knew at that point that I was heading in the right direction. Throughout my life the Lord has constantly confirmed my beliefs with these same feelings from his Holy Spirit. I am very grateful for my Heavenly Father that knows me personally. I know that as I continue to follow in the steps of his Son, Jesus Christ, I will continue to feel those feelings from his Spirit. Esta iglesia tiene mucho para ofrecer a cualquier persona. Sé que el Señor nos da talentos para que podamos servir a otros. En esta iglesia, he sido bendecido a servir a los demas con los talentos que el Señor me ha dado. También, he disfrutado los talentos de otras personas. Mi testimonio personal de la veracidad del evangelio restaurado de Jesucristo empezó cuando era chico. Me acuerdo que leí las escrituras y una vez, me sentí una sensación calma dentro de mi que me consoló. En ese tiempo, yo sabía que yo era caminando hacía al Señor. Durante mi vida, el Señor ha confirmado mis creencias constantemente con los mismos sentimientos de su Santo Espíritu. Estoy agradecido por mi Padre Celestial que me conoce personalmente. Sé que me voy a sentir eses sentimientos de su Espíritu a medida que yo siga los pasos de su Hijo, Jesucristo.

How I live my faith

Right now I am a missionary for the church. I feel it's a priviledge to serve the Lord for 2 years and share this eternal happiness with others. Before hand I have helped teach children of the gospel and was a participant in my ward's scouting troop. The Lord spent his ministry serving people. I strive to do my best to emulate his example. Ahorita soy un misionero de la iglesia. Para mí es un privilegio para servir al Señor por 2 años y compartir esta felicidad eterna con otros. Antemano he ayudado a enseñar a los niños el evangelio y fui un participante del programa de Boy Scouts en mi barrio. El Señor servió a la gente todo su ministerio. Yo trato de hacer lo mejor para seguir su ejemplo.

Can husband and wife be together forever? Do you believe that families will live together in heaven?

Yes! For me, I have found such great happiness with my family. I know that our Father in Heaven has created a way for us to have that joy in the family forever. As we strive our best to follow the example of Jesus Christ and keep the commandments, we can live with our families forever in the presence of God. The power of God to unite families for eternity has been restored in these days to bless everyone. Show more Show less

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

Yes, Thomas S. Monson. I know that we have a loving Heavenly Father who doesn't change. We read of how prophets, like Moses, blessed the Israelites in the Bible. So why wouldn't we be privileged to have these blessings today? We do! We have a personal representative of the Lord to guide and help us so that we can better follow the example of Jesus Christ. I know that all who follow the prophet will be lead to their Savior, Jesus Christ. Show more Show less

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

A testimony is someone's basic beliefs of Christ and his gospel. It's what they come to know is true through their feelings from the Holy Ghost. Because we are all children of God, we have the right to know the truth through study and prayer. Show more Show less

Why is authority to perform a baptism important?

I am very thankful for the authority of God that has been restored. When Jesus Christ came to earth he searched for this same authority when he got baptized. That is why he went to John the Baptist. This authority, or priesthood, is what makes sacred ordinance valid in the eyes of God. He holds ordinances like baptism and marriage very important and wants them done in his way. He has provided the priesthood to perform these sacred ordinances today. Through the prophet Joseph Smith, the authority of God has been brought back to the earth to bless all the children of God. Show more Show less