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Hi I'm Annie May L. Flores

I love to bake. I'm a Mormon and will be serving as a full-time missionary in Baguio City, Philippines.

About Me

I'm 20 and just graduated from College. I'm now preparing to serve a full-time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, probably by May next year. I'm learning how to bake. I pretty much enjoy looking for new recipes and trying them out at home. I enjoy Literature so much. I love reading and writing. I love serving my family and serving others. I'm also person who is always eager to learn and acquire new skills. My dream is to change someone's life for the better. I also dream of writing a book someday. I just want to help and make others happy. It makes me happy.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents were converts, but I grew up in the Church. Even though I spent my whole life being a Mormon, I still decided to search and know for myself if the Church really is true and if the things I've been taught to believe are indeed true. I wanted to be able to say for myself that the Church is true and not just because my parents said so or because I'm "used to it." I was baptized at the age of 8, but my own conversion came gradually and continuously. Attending Church service and Church activities regularly was a big help, but my own conversion came when I started reading the Book of Mormon. It didn't come all at once, but bit by bit I came to know for myself that it really was true. One day while reading on 3 Nephi 11, I felt something that was just so hard to describe. I felt an overwhelming feeling of warmth, peace, joy, love, and gratitude. I knew with all my heart right there and then that Jesus Christ was really the Son of God, that the Book of Mormon really was another testament, a second witness of Jesus Christ, that Joseph Smith really was a Prophet of God and that through him the fulness of the Gospel was restored on earth. I know even today we are led by a living Prophet named Pres. Thomas S. Monson. I bless the day when two missionaries came and shared the Gospel to my parents. It has blessed my life beyond measure. I do not have any doubt that this Church is true. The Church is not just a part of my life but it is, in fact, MY very life. I know we have a loving Heavenly Father who sent His only Begotten Son to show and provide us the way to go back to His presence and to be like Him. I know I am a daughter of God and I came here with great potential. I love Him, His Church, and His Gospel with all my heart. There are just countless reasons why I love being a Mormon. Here I have found the joy that nothing in this world can ever describe. That joy is available to ALL of God's children.

How I live my faith

I go with the full-time missionaries in their teaching and finding activities every week. We find people to teach, we set and go to teaching appointments, and also visit and teach brothers and sisters who have not been to Church for a while. I also teach the young single adults in Sunday School every Sunday. Sometimes I also serve as the pianist during our Church service. I am also serving the young women (ages 12-18) of the Church. We organize weekly activities for the youth and help them grow in the Gospel together with their families and fellow youth. Every month, I also go and visit women ages 18 and above. I also lead and take part in organizing weekly activities for college-aged students, both members and non-members.

What do Mormons believe about family?

Annie May L. Flores
We Mormons believe that the family is central to the Creator's plan. It is the most important unit in society, in the Church, and in the Lord's plan of happiness. Because Heavenly Father loves each of His children, He gave us our families. In it we learn basic principles of love, unity, sacrifice, service, respect, and many more. In it we learn most of what God would have His children know and learn. A modern-day Prophet, President Gordon B. Hinckley, once said that no nation can rise higher than the strength of its families. That is why everything in the Gospel of Jesus Christ is aimed towards strengthening homes and families. We believe that families can be together forever through the Gospel of Jesus Christ, made possible by the sacred ordinances performed in temples. Show more Show less