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Hi I'm Saul Marquez

I'm a writer, web designer, and blogger. I'm a Mormon. I love Harry Potter. And I love you.

About Me

I'm the son of an amazing mother and father. I'm also the oldest brother of two wonderful brothers and a sister. I grew up in Mesa, Arizona and I'm very thankful for that. I'm proud to say that I served as a full-time missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the France Paris mission. During that time I came to love the people in both France and Belgium. My mission is easily one of the best things that has ever happened to me. It was perfect in so many ways. I love stories. I love to hear peoples' stories and tell my own--real or fictional. As a young child I fell in love with reading. One of my favorite things to do is to get lost in a good book. If you know me at all, you'll know that I'm a big-time Harry Potter fan. Thanks to my love for reading I've grown to love writing as well. I am currently studying journalism at Brigham Young University. I also currently run an online magazine.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm not Mormon because I was born into a Mormon family. While that introduced me to the Church, I came to believe in the Gospel through experiences. Throughout my life I've had very tangible and true experiences that have led me to believe in a loving God. When I was young, I hoped and eventually believed that the Church was true. Just as it was with my knowledge of God, through tangible experiences, I learned that the Gospel was restored on Earth. I no longer believe it--I know it. So, in short, I'm a Mormon because of the experiences I've had in my life. I can't deny these experiences. They happened and they're true. For me, to deny that God were real or that the Book of Mormon was false would be to lie. I should add that these things didn't come to me overnight. Often times you hear people talking about a single experience where they knew that everything was true. It wasn't like that for me. It was little by little--a process that took years. To this day, I still seek to confirm certain aspects of my faith. I believe that anyone can obtain this knowledge by praying to God.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by actively living as a follower of Jesus Christ. I read the scriptures, listen to the prophets, pray daily and attend church. And right now I am currently serving as a full-time missionary in the France Paris Mission.