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Hi I'm Rob

I study economics, international relations, engineering, and dessert. I'm on a mission... in Serbia. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hey! My name's Rob, and I'm currently serving a mission in Serbia for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. It's a great place, where there are a lot of people who are so wonderful and caring. I think I've gained a few pounds by eating the food here too. It's great! Once I get back from my mission, I've got to figure out what I'll be studying, as I love so many subjects. I've decided that I'll probably go into Economics or International Relations, with a minor emphasis on Engineering, so I can pursue my goal of being an International Lawyer and advocate for Human Rights, where I'll represent people who aren't powerful enough to do it themselves. As I've lived over here in Eastern Europe for the last 1.5 years of my life, I've learned to love the prospect of visiting new places and people, and learned how to diversify my life with more than video games and fiction. I love these people, and I just wish that more of them could know about the happiness that the Gospel of Jesus Christ brings. Oh. And I'm also a crazy dessert fanatic. You think you've tasted a good cake, or chocolate chip cookie? Think again. Those desserts on TV really do exist! Oh man! You just have to add a few... extra ingredients.

Why I am a Mormon

Whoa. That's a pretty intense question. But to tell you the truth, I'm a Mormon because it makes me happy. There have been lots of times in life where there are... un-happy things happening. And although you can try to lie to yourself and say that "everything's fine," the reality is that it isn't. And, for a large part of my life, I just sort of floated on everyone's beliefs that the Church was true. But eventually, it got to a point where I wanted to know, if it really was possible to be happy for longer than a few hours at a time. And I learned through trial and error, that reading the scriptures would bring feelings of peace, which would turn into feelings of happiness. And that if you continued doing those little things, like praying and reading your scriptures and going to Church, then eventually, happiness would be able to stay with you, forever. So... in other words. I experimented, to see what would be the best thing for me to be happy. And it turned out that the Gospel of Jesus Christ does that for me. And I've seen even more, in other people, the happiness it brings. That's why I'm a missionary. Because I literally don't want to keep that happiness to myself. I want others to experience the joy that comes, knowing all your sins can/are washed away!

How I live my faith

Well... I mean, I'm serving a mission out here in the Balkans, and I've left my computer, my food, my family, and my girlfriend (although not necessarily in that order), to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with people. And that's a pretty big way that I live it right there. But there's also a lot of other ways I live my faith. Not drinking, smoking, or messing up my body, for one, but also by trying to help other people however I can. I know that Christ would help me even though I might not feel too important, and so I want to help other people feel that same love, if possible.

What is the Law of Chastity?

Rob
Pretty simple bre. no sex before marriage, and no adulterous stuff afterwards... Of course there's lots of reasons for that and whatnot, but simply, that's the law of chastity. And honestly, if you really love a girl that much? Then you'd want to respect her and love her for all of eternity. The Law of Chastity for me, isn't just a "rule," but is also a reminder, that true love will wait. Show more Show less