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Hi I'm Pete

I'm a Mormon. I grew up with a wonderful family in Miami, moved up North and came back to the beautiful area of Charleston S.C.

About Me

I grew up with a kind and loving family in the catholic faith and went to Catholic grade and high school where I learned many good things. I did not participate in my religion after leaving home and joining the service at the age of 17. The more I learned the less I knew, if that makes sense. In my mid-30's while a closing manager at Kroger Sav-On I met a young lady of extraordinary courage who was hired to run our pizza shop. I knew she was facing much adversity but her persona was one of happiness and good cheer. Suzy had me intrigued to the point where I had to find out where she got her strength. It was then I found out about her faith as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or 'Mormon' and how she knew who she was, where she came from and why she was here. Not having those answers myself, I was curious about those fundamentals of her faith that saw her through good times and bad.

Why I am a Mormon

The gospel of Jesus Christ helps "bad men to become good and good men (or women) to become better." I have noticed a wonderful change in my life that makes me want to progress and become a little better each day. I want to share the happiness i have found along with the peace and joy that was promised by our Savior. I thank heavenly Father every day for the incredible sacrifice that He and His Only Begotten Son made for each one of us.

How I live my faith

For the past several years we as a church and individual wards (congregations) participate in a day of Service where we all come together to help an organization that oftentimes receives no funding at all from local agencies. I was called on to head it up last year (2011) and chose along with our ward to offer our help to Low Country Orphan Relief. They receive little help in the way of funding and rely on volunteers for much of their service so it was a blessing to go in and help them. We were able to put in a new parking area and road for them along with painting and some renovation. I try to live my life through service to others as much as I can.