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Hi I'm Lino

I was born in Chile, I was raised in Mexico, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a husband, a father of six beautiful children. I have double citizenship, Mexican and US. My profession is an Engineer, I love solving issues at work or at home. I like tools and electronic gadgets. I love to go to dinner and a movie with my wife, she needs the break from the kids once in a while. I enjoy watching my boys play tackle football. My girls are great dancers and some times they like to wrestle me on our bed. We live close to my wife family, and that is great because family is very important to me.

Why I am a Mormon

I was very fortunate to be born in a Mormon family. Both may parents served missions when they were young and that always gave a desire to serve myself. While growing up my family was very active in the church. I was able to attend seminary, my Mom was my teacher during my first year of seminary, that was tough, I was never able to take a day off. I had the opportunity to read the Book of Mormon several times before I went on my mission and I thought I had a testimony. Even though I had prayed multiple times about the truthfulness of the gospel I was disappointed in my answer, I was expecting to have a heavenly messenger come and visit me, or at least see a bright light or hear a clear voice and speak to me, but that did not happen. The time for me to serve a mission came and I answer the call and left. During the first few weeks of my mission I related to one of my companions my disappointment about my testimony, he was very kind, he did not make fun, but he shared a scripture that helped me understand that there was nothing wrong with my testimony, but that I had received a heavenly confirmation every time that I had asked. I was reminded then that my Heavenly Father is aware of my needs an that he knows me better that I know myself. I am grateful for all the blessings that I have received all my life and I hope I can share with others the gospel of Jesus Christ so they can enjoy the same blessings.

How I live my faith

Living my faith has become more critical as our children have grown older. It is easier to remember to pray when you have six voices reminding you to do it for every meal and morning and night. The most importan part of living my faith happens with in the walls of our home, and the success in our family is thanks to my wife, she is a great example and motivator for me and our children. I also get to participate with the youth of our congregation, they are such a great example to me. As part of our youth program I get to help with the scouting program, I'm learning a lot and allow us to implement some of the great scouting principles.