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Hi I'm Felipe & Stephanie Ruiz

I grew up for most of my life in Laredo, Tx. I enrolled in the Amy, but suffered some misshapes. I am Happily Married.

About Me

I am a father of eight children. My oldest is 17 of age and my youngest is 5 years old. I am a veteran from the U.S Army. I guess that wasn't heavenly fathers path for me. I was Baptized at a young age, I was only 16 years old at that time. I was Inactive for a long while. It wasn't till i saw these 2 missionaries. I had a strong prompting to wait for them to reach my house. We came to later find out they had the same feeling. That was the time my wife talked to any missionaries. I am glad that heavenly father sent them our way. We knew we needed to attend to a church, but my wife never thought it was going to be The Church Of Latter Day Saints.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon simply because I know in my heart that this is the true church of Jesus Christ. I can testify that the book of Mormon is true. Also that Thomas S. Monson is a prophet of God. My bother is not a church person. I was hesitant to tell him I was L.D.S. I knew what his reaction was going to be so i thought. He came to visit me not to long ago we were in the living room and that's when I told him. He stopped and with a approving grin he said that was good that I was a Mormon.I was waiting for the ridicule,but he understood. When he left, after a week he called me and asked if I can give a blessing for his daughter and I was shocked to hear that. He took the time to call me and asked me to say a prayer for his daughter. He must of really believed what i told him, I was so happy. I felt the spirit so strong that day it was overwhelming.

How I live my faith

I am currently the bulletin coordinator for my ward. I thought that was very strange because I wanted to do that way even before the calling came to me. My wife is a teacher at our ward. She teaches the young woman bee hives. We are so happy to serve and we will do it with the best of our abilities.