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Hi I'm Alfredo

I was born in Mexico. I'm overjoyed to have 4 beautiful girls in my life. I'm a husband, father, a son, brother...I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I had a terrific childhood considering that I was blessed with exceptional parents and I grew up in a beautiful part of the world. I was born and raised in the gospel of Jesus Christ. My parents were Latter-day Saint pioneers in Mexico, as they were the first members of the Church in their town. I am grateful that they were active in the Church and that they raised me in this magnificent gospel. As a young boy, I enjoyed all the LDS children’s books and I loved to sing church hymns. I believe that these materials prepared me to reach my true conversion in the Church. I had the pleasure to serve the Lord by fulfilling a two-year mission in Monterrey, Mexico. The time spent in my mission helped me to realize the vast potential that we as human beings possess. I was very fortunate to have graduated from the Church educational system, where I studied at the unique BYU-Hawaii campus. I have fond memories of BYU-H because it’s where I met my extraordinary and beautiful other half. My wife and I have been blessed with three wonderful daughters. I have no doubt that God was saving these three special angels for me. I spend most of my free time with my family but I also enjoy lifting weights, running, swimming, watching international soccer matches and UFC. I enjoy learning all about the amazing world in which we live, and I am fascinated with different cultures, international affairs, traveling, and photography

Why I am a Mormon

As a child I was very impressed with the LDS missionaries and was always happy to see them. I wanted to be just like them, full of light and energy. However, this desire began to waiver somewhat during my youth. When I was twelve years old my father passed away in a tragic accident. His death and absence proved to be a great challenge in my life and in the lives of my whole family. Although my mother was completely devastated, she remained immovable and faithful in the Church. I thank my mom for the great sacrifices she made for my siblings and me. Even though my friends were not a positive spiritual influence during my youth, I graduated from seminary and never missed a Sunday service. I eventually made one of the most important decisions in my life: I decided to serve a mission. One night at the Missionary Training Center in Mexico City, my trainer invited us to ponder and to ask God if this restored doctrine was indeed the truth, if Joseph Smith was the prophet called by God to restore this divine church, and if the Book of Mormon is true. I accepted my instructor’s invitation and that same night when all the lights were off and I was in my bunk bed, I prayed for an answer. I slowly began to weep and I felt a deep sense of tranquility, happiness, and hope come over me. My testimony has continued to grow day by day since that experience. I never tire of testifying the truthfulness of the gospel with my family, peers, and strangers. I know that God will never leave us alone because we are His little children. I testify that God lives, and Jehovah is His beloved Son. They chose Joseph Smith to be the prophet to reorganize the same doctrine that the Messiah preached when He was on the earth. The Book of Mormon is the only book that contains the fullness of the gospel and testifies of Jesus Christ. I know that every individual across the entire world can receive a similar answer regarding the truthfulness of the gospel.

How I live my faith

I have served as a Primary Teacher, Temple Worker, Assistant to my mission President, First Counselor in the Bishopric, and I am currently serving as the Young Men's President in the congregation I attend. I am grateful for the opportunities I have to serve the Lord and build up His kingdom. I have had fun and have learned new things in every single calling I have held, but most especially while I was working with the primary children. I am amazed with children’s aptness to quickly forgive and their natural humility. I try to live my faith by doing home teaching. I love it because it reminds me of my mission and I learn so much every time I enter into each family’s home. Family home evenings, daily family prayers, and scripture reading with my family have greatly helped me and remind me how I should be living my life. I enjoy listening to the past general conferences as well as the Mormon Channel, which never fails to nourish my spirit. The temple is my favorite place to be on this earth, so I try to go as often as I can in order to remember the covenants that I have made with the Lord. Living faithfully is not always easy; nobody said it would be. However, I know that the effort I make to live a righteous life is absolutely worth it. We are human and we all make mistakes, but if weren’t for our Savior’s atonement, we would have to carry those burdens throughout our lives. I love the Lord and I thank Him for His wondrous plan.