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Hi I'm Teahi S.K. Ah Quin

I'm from Laie, HI. I am a missionary in the New York New York South Mission. I love my family. I love to eat, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love sports. I am on a 2 year volunteer mission for my church. I like to dance, though I don't think I am very good. Being raised in Hawaii, I love to swim and surf and snorkel. I just love the ocean in general. Love to cliff jump (as long as there is water under me). And I am a Mormon!

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. But I wasn't always a "believer" or active in my faith. I enjoyed the camps that we had in the youth programs, and the time we spent playing sports at the park but I didn't really become active until I hit some bumpy roads in my young life. I was raised to pray and to pay attention to my feelings. When life got hard and when trials and temptations hit me I always turned to prayer and God had his watchful eye over me. I was able to turn back from a road that I shouldn't have been on because the Lord was merciful enough to tow me out. And since I have gotten back on that straight pavement I don't wanna go anywhere else. I can see so many blessings that I have been given through my life as I have tried to stay on the path the Lord has set. I love my family! I love my God! And that is all there is to it.

How I live my faith

Right now I am living my faith by sharing it. I am a missionary for the Chruch of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I am serving in the New York, New York South Mission, which covers the areas of Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island. Being raised in Hawaii and enveloped in my culture from a young age, I have developed a love for singing and dancing. I try to share these talents as I share the gospel. I want to be like my Savior, Jesus Christ. He has set the perfect example to follow. I am not and never will be perfect, but God, doesn't expect me to be. He only asks that I try my best. When I follow His commandments I am happy and when I don't I am sad. God wants us to be happy and that is why He has given us the commandments. They are a guideline for us to follow so we can be happy.

What is being a Mormon like?

Teahi S.K. Ah Quin
People think that the "Mormon Religion" is so strict and hard, but it isn't at all. So many people put us down for having so many rules and restrictions but I have been able to see both the blessings and joy that comes from obedience and the difficulties and struggles that come from disobedience. Just like any parent God has given us rules, not to lessen our options but to increase our faith in Him. When we are obedient to His commandments we are blessed. So being a Mormon is AWESOME! :) Show more Show less