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Hi I'm Ruth

I'm a current student for film and video, I have Asperger's Syndrome, a love for anime and cartoons, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Have you ever met someone who seemed a bit out of the ordinary, like she was in her own little world every time you looked at her? Did she tend to be by herself as she read, wrote, played on her GameBoy or drew in a corner (making faces doing so)? Have you seen her in her little group of friends, laughing and interacting with them talking about whatever? Was she someone who really did stand out, and was happy to do so? More often than not, you did. It was what made her unique, and she knows it.

Why I am a Mormon

Besides the obvious "born into the Church" answer? It's just the way I am. I may love science and the mysteries of the universe, but just thinking about how vast and unique it is always makes me wonder that this couldn't have happened on its own. The Big Bang theory might be true, but something had to be behind it. It's not like the emptiness got bored one day and thought to itself "I'm gonna explode now and see what happens-KABOOM-BRIGHT-COLORS-AND-STUFF-oh hey, there's life, dance of joy!" (Yes, you are allowed to laugh at the imagery. Go on, take your time, I'll wait.) Just knowing there is more to life than what's in front of my eyes helps me remember who I am and to look for my purpose I was created for. We all have our talents for a reason: to change lives and the world, one person at a time. You've all heard stories of how people are so natural at a certain skill, that they were born with it. We all were born with a skill, it just takes a little reaching inside to find it. It's easier when one is small, the innocence makes it possible. Even if I wasn't born a member, I'm certain I would still be the same person. Doesn't the spirit help mold the personality (or is it the other way around)? There's something special about how that works, and how we all do look alike--to a certain point, be thankful we aren't clones, it would be awkward--so it should be testament enough we were created after a certain Someone. And that's how Equestria was made--I mean, that is why we are here, because we trust and love God, and that He created all of this for us so we can be happy. Even if the sun doesn't shine every winking hour of our lives. The rainclouds are there to feed the pretty little flowers that grow over the years.

How I live my faith

I am nearing my first year anniversary--if you want to call it that--of my teaching the little children. I teach the seven-to-eight-year-olds, which is the first most important age to the Church members. It sounds difficult, and it is, but the children are intelligent for their age. They are very alert about their surroundings, even if they don't understand everything about them, but they show an innocent side to said-surroundings. I'm happy to teach them, it helps remind me just how important they are, and that they are special to God and our Savior. In the Bible, there are many instances where Jesus has shown his love for them, making time for them and encouraging the parents to bring them to his sermons. I've loved children prior to my calling, and that has grown over these several months. I'm thankful for them. At my freetime, when the need calls for it, I will admittedly mention I am a Mormon, or more correctly, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and I am happy to correct misunderstandings and answer any questions anyone sends me--this includes the Internet, of course. Also with my freetime (which is often, heh), when I practice improving my God-given talents of art and writing, I keep it appropriate and/or reflect my faith. You may have also noticed I love anime. I keep an eye out for uplifting anime--which is hard, but it's worth it--same with cartoons. After all, I want to make an animated movie for children one day. I hope to work for Pixar or DreamWorks when I finish schooling. And you may notice you have been laughing from time-to-time, don't try to deny it. (You are now laughing. Try not to hurt yourself.) God has a sense of humor, so why wouldn't He let us have a sense of humor? That's why laughter exists :D.