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Hi I'm Adam

I grew up in China, I'm into mechanical engineering. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I lived in Asia most of my life. I have lived in Taiwan, Japan, and Mainland China. We moved to these countries because of my dad's work. In China, my dad set up a business and a small factory. There I was put to work. We worked on many projects that ranged from silk screening, building live steam trains, designing and building motorcycles, and many other projects. I came to love designing and building things. I like making things with my hands. There is a joy and satisfaction from creating something new. I love pinewood derby races. My branch in China would hold a pinewood derby race every year. I would plan months in advance and work on it using my dad's machines. I grew up playing the piano. Although I wasn't a dedicated player as a child, I have since grown to love playing the piano. I actually learned to play on my own. We had a software that connected to our piano and I learned from the program how to read notes and play simple songs. I will definitely take lessons in the near future. I love to read. Growing up overseas, my options were limited. Yet we would always carry our collection of over 100 books to every place that we move to. My favorite are books that inspire and uplift. Books that contain great meaning; ones we can learn and grow from. I grew up speaking English, Japanese, and Mandarin Chinese. However, since we moved to China from Japan, I gradually spoke less and less until I've practically forgotten everything.

Why I am a Mormon

My father is a member of the church. He introduced my mom to the restored gospel of Jesus Christ and she was baptized. I was therefore raised and taught since I was a baby about Jesus Christ. About 5 years ago, my father started coming to church less often and eventually stopped going to church. We lived far from our local church meetinghouse. The ride to church would take 3 hours by taking two buses, a train, and then walking up from the last stop to the church building. I could have easily stopped going myself, but I had a strong testimony of my Savior and in the restored gospel of Jesus Christ. Although my family fell apart with a divorce, I maintained my faith in Jesus Christ. I was taught in my youth the doctrine of Christ. I learned and I lived the gospel. Through small and simple ways I strengthened my testimony. Most particularly, I prayed to know the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon. I received a witness from the Holy Ghost. he confirmed to me of its truth and I will not fall away. My faith in Christ is firm and will only grow stronger.

How I live my faith

First and foremost, I study daily from the words of the prophets of God. God's works are spoken through His chosen leaders, the prophets. Daily prayerful study is key to living my faith. Previously, I played the hymns for my church. This was my small act of service I could render. And although I would often make mistakes, I gave it my best. When asked to teach a lesson in Sunday school, I eagerly accepted. I may have presented the lesson poorly. I may have been very quiet and not know what to teach or share with people who were much older than I was. But I did my best. In every way, I did what I could to help strengthen and uplift one another. I live my faith by giving my all to those around me.