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Hi I'm Manny

I grew up in Mesa, Arizona. I just graduated from high school and will be leaving on a mission within a year. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm the oldest of 2, I have a younger sister. I'm currently serving a full-time mission in Los Angeles, California. I like hanging out with my friends and playing sports whenever possible. I like being active, I ran track and cross country in high school. I love football and I also started playing tennis now that I'm out of high school, who would've ever thought it was this fun. I also love music. I'm an outdoors person, I like camping, quading and going to the lake. I like playing the piano and listening to all sorts of music, especially country.

Why I am a Mormon

We met a couple of missionaries as soon as we moved to Arizona. That's when we started having the lessons and having the missionaries over for visits. I loved the way the missionaries expressed themselves about the church and their strong testimonies. A couple of months later my family and I were baptized and have now been members for about 10 years. I bear testimony that I made the right choice by being baptized and know that this is the true church. I know that missionary work is probably one of the biggest blessings and most important services of the church that is how many people, like my family and I, have been taught the gospel and will continue to. I'm grateful to be serving the Lord for these two years and to be sharing His restored Gospel.

How I live my faith

I'm currently serving a full-time mission ( two years). During my mission I've been able to fully use my time to server the Lord by sharing His gospel and serving others. Everyday us missionaries, all over the world, go out and share our knowledge about the restored gospel of Jesus Christ with all those around us. Throughout my mission, I've been able to grow a lot myself. I've came to be a better person and more like the person that Heavenly Father wants me to be. Sure I'm not perfect, Jesus Christ was the only perfect being to walk on this earth, but I strive to be more like Him everyday. I've came to know that following Christ means making constant changes in our lives, whether small or great, to live our lives more aligned with God's will. I know that we have a Heavenly Father that loves us infinitely. I know that he sent His Son Jesus Christ to die for us and carry out the atonement. I know that Our Savior Jesus Christ lives. I know that Heavenly Father has a plan for all of us, his children, to be able to return and live with him. I know that he instituted marriage between a man and a woman. And that families can be Eternal, together forever. We might go through trials in life, but with the help of our Heavenly Father we can endure through those trials and feel peace and comfort. I know that if we follow him and do his will we can have never ending happiness and joy.