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Hi I'm Aaron

I'm a pianist, an artists, and a choco-holic. I'm a student of Arizona State University, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born at a very young age into a wonderful family. My Parents were faithful members of this church and had been all their lives. I grew up in that setting, where my six brothers, one sister, and i would always go to church, read scripture, and talk about God's blessings to us at the dinner table. That provided a great deal of strength and security to my family when we were required to go through hard times. When i was young, Tami, my younger sister, was in and out of the hospital all the time. She had leukemia. Over the course of the next four years, she won, then lost, then won the fight of cancer again. But on the fifth go-around, she couldn't take it. At the humble age of 8, God called her home. My family was devastated, but the hope that we would ever be with her again never left our hearts. The truths i learned as a child taught me that. Over and over again in my life, i am taken back to those same basic truths, and i have been able to live my life and enjoy it.

Why I am a Mormon

I prayed about it experimented with it. You could say i have a practical testimony. I have lived this life and know of the benefits, even the trials. I've also felt the gaping hole that cankers a soul when we don't live how we were supposed to. The joy i feel in simple everyday interactions provides enough satisfaction to keep me here. It's real and I promise the sweet is much better than the bitter.

How I live my faith

I am determined to be happy. I like to have fun. Spending two years with my Filipino brothers taught me that. I have fun being with the members of the Church every Sunday. I relish in even simple opportunities that i have to serve not only them but everyone else i meet at the university, on the street, or at my job. Everyone has a little something they need help with today and I'm a helper. I show my faith through my being.

What is being a Mormon like?

Life throws hardballs, whether you're Mormon or not. The difference between being mormon or not is that you have good instruction as to how you should handle those hardballs. You can develop a greater appreciation for and a relationship with our Heavenly Father, the designer of the game. Making covenants with him, or "being mormon," is a significant step in that relationship. Show more Show less