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Hi I'm Anand

I'm half Indian, I am pretty sure Star Wars in the best movie ever, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hi I'm Anand. I have an awesome family. I just back from serving a mission in the Philippines and loved every minute of it. Currently I'm at college and am studying to become a math teacher (Nerdy I know). I love snowboarding, star wars, and any food with rice in it.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in this church, but I haven't always known it was true. A lot of hard things h appened when I was younger. My parents divorced and my dad left the church. Over the next few years I got really depressed. I began fighting with my family and felt an enormous hatred for myself. I felt I had no purpose in the world. When I was around 14 or 15 I started learning about other churches and their beliefs and they really didn't make sense to me. I began to feel that either the LDS church was true or else somehow God's church had been lost. I had to know for myself what was right so I took the challenge of my mom and seminary teachers and I read the Book of Mormon. I prayed every night to God and asked him if this book was true and if this was his church on the Earth. No big sign was given to me, for a while I felt nothing, but I continued to do this for months until I knew in my heart that it was true. I began to know that God loved me and wanted me to be happy in life and living the gospel was the way to achieve this. Since that time I have never doubted my testimony. I am happier than I have ever been and I know what I need to do in life to become even happier. I know that Christ lives and loves me and you. I know that he suffered and died for us so that we would not have to suffer like him. I know through his atonement we can feel clean and experience peace and happiness like no other. I know that if we put the effort to seek him he will reveal to all what he has and continues to reveal to me.

How I live my faith

The Gospel has become the most important part of my life. My day seems so much harder if I don't put the time and effort to read the scriptures and say my prayers. I love going to institute classes and learning more about the gospel and how I can better live it. I'm not perfect but I am trying my best to become the person God want's me to be.