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Hi I'm Diana G

I'm a Latina family woman, I'm a biologist, and I'm a Mormon! :)

About Me

I grew up in PR and moved to the states with my family when I was about to be 11 and we've been here since. I've always enjoyed reading, singing and listening to all kinds of music-especially the kind that just builds you up, dancing (even if I'm not very good :) ), doing crafts, doing good for people, being optimistic, and always trying to see the big picture of things. I love nature and just to look at all God's marvelous creations and wonder how great He is to have made so many beautiful and incredibly designed things. I'm a biologist and so I get to see the scientific view of some things while having my religious beliefs, and though they don't always agree I know one day all things will be made clear and it will be perfect. I've always had a feeling since I was a little girl that there is a greater purpose to life. That there is a God out there who loves us despite the bad in the world. I know what it's like to be lost and find rescue in my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. I LOVE the feeling of the spirit of God, just pure joy and hope and peace......happiness even when not everything is perfect or resolved as I would want it to be. I know I'm far from perfect, but I love that we can count on Jesus to help us on our life journeys to become so, through and in Him. I recently served a mission in the state of NV! It was the greatest experience of my life. I'm a firm believer that what we do has a great eternal impact in not just ourselves, but all of us.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I KNOW that the Book of Mormon is true! Just like I have felt the Spirit, the promised Comforter, witness to me of the truths in the Bible, I have felt it with the Book of Mormon, indeed it is another testament that Jesus is the Christ. My family met the church in 1989 in PR. It's been part of my life ever since and I can't imagine my life without this knowledge. The restored gospel of Jesus Christ has meant everything to me. It's answered my life's questions like where I came from, why I'm here, where I am going after I die, how can I be happy even when bad things happen and leave you broken, why this church among so many is the one to posses the whole truth, the same organization as Christ's established while He was on the earth. Because I've felt the spirit testify the Book of Mormon was true time and time again, I know the teachings of this church are true. I know that once again prophets and apostles with the priesthood authority from God himself walk the earth witnessing of Jesus Christ's reality and His gospel. I know that God is real and He never gives up on us. I know through the mercy and grace of Jesus Christ we are saved. I know we must do all we can to follow His path, to walk in His example, keeping the commandments for that is what He has asked of us. I know He is the way to everlasting happiness. I know God is aware of all of us, and He cares about each of us and He never gives up on us. I've seen it time and time again in my life and others. While serving my mission, I can't tell you how many times we would be guided to someone who'd been wondering the streets having prayed to receive His help and unexpectedly there we were and there they were. Miracles are real. I know we got to put our effort to seek God and that once we do that with all our hearts, we will find He's been there all along. It is truly wonderful to know Him. I love being Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to walk how Jesus taught us. I try to be kind, patient, understanding, loving, encouraging, charitable, obedient, humble. It's a work in progress, but it's going and through Christ I know I can be better every day. And that by the things I do I can have a positive impact in the lives of others. In my ward, I work with the youth. As a leader I help in teaching them about Christ and how they can develop greater faith in Him and his gospel, how they can remain true to His teaching in a world of decaying moral values, how to know that they are of great worth, and many other things. I live my faith by trying to always put God first in my decisions. Whenever I'm asked to do something for my fellow man whether it is to translate at a meeting, teach a lesson at church, help clean or set up or whatever, I know I'm serving God.