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Hi I'm Robert

I'm a college student. I'm a statistics major. I'm a volunteer, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm currently a student at Purdue University. I'm studying statistics. I've always enjoyed numbers. I like to spend time with my friends and help others. I volunteer at a middle school once a week to help kids with their homework, and in-turn I get to speak Spanish with them. I really enjoy that opportunity. I'm almost always busy with schoolwork and other activities, but I still make time for my spiritual life. I enjoy taking classes at the Institute of Religion to focus a little more on what's eternally important. It's always tough to find that time, but it helps me get through the difficult days of studying long hours.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm not going to lie, I've never not been a Mormon; however, that does not mean it's always been easy to be one or that I've always thought it was what I wanted to do with my life. I'm a Mormon because I have a testimony that the Gospel is true. What that means is that I've gotten down on my knees and prayed to God. I've asked Him if the Book of Mormon is His word and if the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is His church. I receive and answer that they are true. My answer wasn't a voice or a loud noise or a manifestation of some great power. My answer was a feeling. A feeling of peace that came over my heart giving me the reassurance that all of it is true. If it weren't for that, I wouldn't be a Mormon. But it did happen, and I know that that feeling came from God. I've been greatly blessed in my life because of it. I've seen the happiness that it brings to live the commandments of God. I'm grateful to God for the opportunity to have the Gospel in my life.

How I live my faith

As I mentioned before, I live my faith in several ways. I like to volunteer. I go to a local middle school once a week to help the kids with their homework. I also participate in Institute. Institute is a program that the church has to provide religious classes during the week to young adults. I love to go there and take a class or two. It helps me to forget about homework and my busy life for a little bit and focus on my spiritual growth and how I can become a better person. I also serve within the church. I'm part of a committee in charge of helping plan activities that we do, and every few weeks I'm in charge of making a lunch on Sunday for the other young adults who attend church with me. I enjoy having the opportunity to serve, and I love the chance I get to hang out with all of the great people there.