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Hi I'm Hiram

I'm a Mormon. I know the Church is true and perfect. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was baptized in Corvallis, Oregon in 1996. I moved back home to Mexico shortly after, where I met the love of my life, Illiana, at one of the institute of religion courses. We were engaged a year and a half later, and while planning our wedding, I got a job in the biggest software company in the world, and had to move to Seattle for that. I went back to Mexico for my wedding, and then moved with her back to Seattle. We have been living here for three years and we love it! We are looking forward to increasing the members of our family in the following months.

Why I am a Mormon

I always knew I was different. I was raised in the catholic faith, but I was never an active member. I knew that I wanted to marry someone with great values, but I was unable to find it. I knew that I had to join a church to find exactly what I was looking for, but didn't know which one, just like Joseph Smith! One day, three female missionaries knocked on my neighbor's door. I looked out the window to see who it was, and since my neighbor didn't answer, they knocked on my door! I started studying with two wonderful missionaries, and I knew that it was all true. I got baptized shortly after, and I have been attending the church regularly for the past four years. I now hold a calling as a ward clerk, and as I keep working, I continue to be amazed at how the Lord works. As a technologist by profession, I'm amazed at the uses of technology within the Church, and I know this is because the Lord wants to reach out to more people around the world. I know this is the only true Church. I know that our leaders are men that have been chosen by God to lead the Church, and I know they love us and care for us. I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

My wife and I both have callings in the Church. She is a second counselor for the relief society in our ward, and I'm the ward clerk. We both have a lot of work in the Church, but we enjoy it a lot. Our life is quite crazy with all the work we have to do, but we always find time to do some studying at home, and we also enjoy reading the books and magazines of the Church. We obey the commandments of the Lord, and we always keep him in our lives. We always try to help people in need, and are always on the look for an opportunity to bring someone new to the true Church.

Can you tell me about Mormon customs: how you dress for church, what holidays you celebrate, etc.?

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