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Hi I'm Shaun

I grew up in Long Beach, CA, Love music, Love Art, and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am the oldest of 3 kids in my family. A college student here in Mesa, AZ. I have been a member since I was 10 years old. I have had some trials in my life pretty early that most people do not have until much later in their lives, and with the grace of our Heavenly Father never have. I love to make music, be it on the guitar, or my new found interest of Digital Music Production. It lets me put things out into reality that I feel in my heart or that get stuck in my head when words just won't do it justice. This happens a lot when I do my art as well, I take pride in the hand drawn art that I have done for many, many years now. I am very grateful for the talents I have been given that are fairly numerous and am always very happy when I can use them to help out another who is in need.

Why I am a Mormon

I was baptized when I was 9 1/2 years old in Long Beach, my family (Parents) had been in active members for quite some time before then and when I was taking the discussions it started a chain reaction of re-activity. I remember feeling at that time that it was the right thing to do, that I was excited to be a member of something that was bigger than I was. As I grew older I got more and more involved with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Now over 14 years later I am still a member and truly appreciate the many blessings that come with being a member of this wonderful family of Church members! I'm a Mormon because I know that the more and more that I do the things that I should while in this life, the more like the savior I will become one day. I love being LDS, I used to think it was hard as a kid but as I have gotten older and my eyes have opened up from personal circumstances, I have become much happier, more full of Joy, that comes from living the Gospel every day. Being LDS is not just a tag, or some name to parade around like, Look at me, I'm a Mormon!! No, it is a way of life, something to be thought on every single day of our lives, and remember that we as Latter Day Saints are the light unto the World. We represent the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and are responsible for the building of his Kingdom on earth in these latter days. I am proud to be a Mormon, and thankful for the Living Prophet we have on the world today to guide us, offer warnings, and uplifting words to the weary soul. I know from personal experience that The Book of Mormon is another Testament of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. That it paired with the bible shows undeniable truth that he is the living Son of a very Living and Loving God.

How I live my faith

I currently attend LDS Institute Classes every other day of the week by the local community college and enjoy the spirit that is shared there among all the students who are enrolled. I like to attend my sacrament meetings on Sunday so that I can be edified and reassured after a long week. I look at being a member as a daily thing, not just a "Sunday Mormon" or someone that is "Dating God" rather than living every single day the best I can in the service of others and according to the commandments of the Lord.

Who wrote the Book of Mormon?

The Book of Mormon is an Abridgment of many other books that prophets prior to Mormon kept record of. Mormon was a prophet near the time of the complete destruction of his people the Nephites which was a broad name for the people who were decendents of Nephi. The records Mormon Abridged which became "The Book of Mormon" as Joseph Smith was inspired to call it consisted of records from Prophets such as Nephi, Alma the younger, Helaman and eventually Mormon's own son Moroni. The Lord inspired all these prophets to keep record much like those at the same time who were over in Israel in the New Testament of the Bible. In all reality the Lord wrote the book of Mormon but we encourage everyone to read it themselves and follow Moroni's Promise at the end of the Book Of Mormon to discover this for themselves. Show more Show less