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Hi I'm Giuseppe

I love life. I believe in revelation straight from heaven, I participated in two Olympic Games, I LOVE PEOPLE and....I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love life. Growing up I couldn't stop dreaming and drawing all sort of plans to built all sort of things. I am just one of those guys that can literally go anywhere with his imagination...still today. I have dreams and I'm so blessed that every day, one way or the other, I work toward them. In fact, I'm a very lucky man and can't imagine being who I am today without having gone through all of the crazy things that happened to me throughout my life. I don't have a dad, I was almost given out for adoption, I lived in project houses, at times I didn't have electricity in my house, I put tomato sauce in cans when tomatoes were cheap so we could have it for the rest of the year...and I learned so much. I have a wonderful mom that when she could spend time with me, she spent it teaching me that respect must come first and that hard work and dreaming can bring us happiness. If you ask me about my family...well, my family in my mind is much more than simply my relatives. I'm so thankful for so many people that taught me to be who I am today and I see them as family, not just as friends. I was forgetting...I'm very extrovert and like talking to people, listening to their stories and if you were to ask me today how many countries I have visited, I would answer 36!

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in Italy, a Christian country where traditionally you are baptized in the Roman Catholic Church soon after you are born. Well, in my case I asked my favorite Catholic Priest to baptize me when I was 8 years old in a small church. That tells you enough about my testimony of Jesus Christ. Jesus and His Father's hands constantly shaped my life with trials, love, understanding and with lots of help given me through all of my brothers and sisters here on Earth. I have always asked myself questions about which was the right church and what was the plan the Lord had for me on this Earth. One day, I was 20, at the funeral of the man that I recognize as my father I made a very meaningful promise to my Heavenly Father. I promised I would keep seeking for His guidance in following the path that could bring me the closest to Him and to my friends and family in heaven. Two years later I found the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and my life literally reached its fullest. I now know my future, my past and the doctrines that allow me to be the person my Heavenly Father wants me to be in order to set an example to generations to come and generations from the past. We are all pioneers in our own family and when we find an answer to a prayer we know what is true as long as we honestly and deeply believe and stick to what we feel is right. Why am I a Mormon? ...because I have waited for it my entire life.

How I live my faith

I live my faith helping and serving people. I try to be there for friends, family and anybody that might need to hear even just an "Hello, how're you?" on that rough day. I also pray every day, multiple times a day maybe simply sharing a personal thought with my Heavenly Father and then closing the day thanking for all I have learned and received that day. I try to learn as much as I can about and from the Scriptures. They show me every day how much the plan our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ prepared for us is perfect and divine. I can testify of the truthfulness of the doctrines and teachings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints because I have prayed, asked and pondered for myself about each doubt that I had in my heart and in my mind. I received an answer for myself and will honor my promise forever.

What is the Book of Mormon?

The Book Of Mormon is another Testament of Jesus Christ. It contains lessons that further proof and testify of His teachings among the people of the Earth. It is a sacred set of scriptures and it was given back to humanity at a time of need. Show more Show less

Why are Mormons asked to donate 10% of their income to their Church?

The answer is as easy as it gets...it is a commandment given to the Lord. As much as people cannot understand why we do so, as a convert, it is easy for me to give money and know that with it I will be able to make a difference in the life of others which could be in a much worse situation than I am. It's a privilege to be able to do so and it's a further testimony of the truthfulness of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints to receive blessing deriving from it. Show more Show less