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Hi I'm Ray

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Im 25 years young, I am attending school full time with my major being in psychology. Hoping in the future I can become a great marriage and family counselor and a great teacher, one who can help the oung minds of tomorrow. I also work for a pest control company full time that way. Im from Oregon, which I love. The outddors, camping, hiking and fishing both fly and bait. Pretty much put me outside and i'll be set. When i was 19 I served a full time honorable mission in Brasil. The last year I have had Bells Palsy and torn several ligaments in my ankle while playing softball with the church. Both of these thing have brought me down to a level where I need to always live my life.

Why I am a Mormon

There are many reasons why I am a Mormon. One major reason is the knowledge that I have recieved through prayers and the scriptures. But what always seems to keep me on my feet when I start to wonder and float away, is the feeling of what would I be losing if I decided to not be Mormon. There is a phrase I read on a wall in Brasil, and it said "there are 3 things you cannot take back, an arrow that has been shot, a spoken word and a lost opportunity." And it is for these three reasons that I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I have been called to help organize and lead quorums in some of the wards that gone to in Oregon, Idaho and in Arizona. I also try to help as much as I can with "Helping Hand" which is an organization of the LDS church. I can remember when I was younger from about age 11 till age 19 my family and I would go to the local pear farm in Medford, which belongs to the church. We would help pick pears for free, which many of the members do in that area. Later on that fruit would be sent all around the world to packing houses and which would be dried and or sent to those who might not havce the blessings of food or health. Helping has always given me the drive to better in my life, in such a way I can raise my future children to understand that helping is not something required nor something that one does on free or spare time. But rather what a person does with his or her time.