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Hi I'm Omar Contreras

I'm currently a full-time missionary in Anaheim,California, I love my Savior Jesus Christ, and I'm a Mormon

About Me

I'm the second youngest of 5 children. I worked with childern as a summer camp counselor for 2 years and loved it. Another thing I love to do is being active. I played football and wrestled for 5 years, which occupied about 90% of my time during those years. Those activities, were my passion and joy back in the day, and although I still love them, I've found a greater passion that takes up 100% of my time. That is serving others and the Lord as a full-time missionary in Anaheim, California. I love it, and There's truly nothing else I'd rather be doing!

Why I am a Mormon

Ask me this question a year ago and my response would be much different. In the past, I've been Mormon simply by tradition, meaning I grew up in the church, with a very active family within the church. I didnt really study doctrine, I just lived it according to what I was taught. It wasn't until I had an experience in which I had to DEEPLY contemplate why and if I wanted to stay Mormon my whole life, that I had my answer to this question. As I questioned everything, I knew that my answer had to come from on high. So, I found myself on my knees, praying harder and longer than I had ever done before. I did this continueosly, searching in the scriptures, and surley enough, I recieved my answer. I'm a Mormon becasue I recieved my answer that this church is true! I have a firm testimony of it and I know that our Savior, Jesus Christ, atonned for our sins, and only through his grace and mercy can we be clensed from sin, and have eternal life. I know that heavenly father is mindful of all his children and wants every single on of us back in his presence. And becasue of that, he has provided a way to do so, that is through the restored gospel of Jesus Christ. I know that God will answer your prayers and as you seek your answers with true intent. He's all powerful & all knowing and He will guide you to the truth.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by beeing the best example of Jesus Christ I can be. No one is perfect, but as one puts in all their efforts to be more like Him, one will have a change of heart and have a different view of the world. I love serving others and sharing His gospel. It helps me put everything into perspective and has made me realize that the fullness of joy comes when we are in the service of others, rather than satifying one selves wants. I know that as we live faithful to the fullness of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, we will recieve countless blessings and happiness in this life and in the one to come.