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Hi I'm Oscar Haro

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently serving as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the California Los Angeles Mission. I was born in Tijuana, Mexico but have grown up in California close to the Bay Area. I was studying Mechanical Engineering before my mission at BYU Idaho. I love playing soccer!!! It is one of my favorite hobbies. I love watching movies, and I also started to learn how to play the guitar a couple years ago and love it!

Why I am a Mormon

My parents have taught me about who i am, and what gods plan was for me and our family since i was a child. I have come to know for myself that the things that they have taught me were true. There have been times in my own life and that of my families where i have seen the lords love and tender mercy. During one of the most difficult trials our family faced, i received an answer that God loved me! That he was there and that he wouldn't leave me or my family alone. It came during a time were i felt lost and hopeless and in that very moment i received the most peaceful feeling that i have ever felt before in my life. I was in darkness but immediately i felt this peace like i have never felt before. The feeling of that peace was unlike any other. Looking back at that moment i remember the saviors words to his disciples, "Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid..." I knew that peace came from God! I look back at that experience knowing that God was with us every step of the way. He had given us the strength to endure. I love my family and we were all able to grow closer from that experience. I know that families are eternal. That is why we are here. We are here to learn and to have joy, and that by following Gods plan, that joy will last for eternity. I'm so grateful for the chance that i have to share this with everyone that i meet. I have come to feel the joy that comes by sharing this glad message with everyone. I know its true and that it can bless their family!

How I live my faith

I love going to church and learning how i can come closer to God. I can"t imagine living any other way, especially having experienced the joy that the gospel has brought me in my life. Living my faith has been a huge blessing in my life. Its not always easy to live by the standards of the lord especially in the world we live in, but i have seen that it is the only way to live that will bring us happiness. I have been able to work with the youth in the church back home and have learned to be a good example. As a missionary i have grown so much in my faith and always look for opportunities to help those around me and show the same love Christ would have shown!