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Hi I'm Gabby Carullo

I live in the Philippines. In a few weeks, I'll be serving a full time mission. I'm happy and proud, I'm a Mormon. :)

About Me

Since I was born, my whole family and I were already members of this Church. I am now 19 years old and soon(in just a few weeks), I'll be serving as a missionary in Pangasinan, Philippines. For the meantime, I'm am on leave of absence from my school and I do my best right now to utilize my remaining days here to prepare for that special calling. Aside from my spiritual preparation, I also do some things like rescue training, Muay Thai, play a lot of sports and playing music with my band.

Why I am a Mormon

Since I was born, I was already a member of the Church. I was baptized when I was eight years old; All I know by that time is that my leaders are keeping me in the only path in life that is best for me to take. I am very grateful for that. But that doesn't mean that I did not have the choice: to be a Mormon or not. I also had my own conversion story, a conversion that happened little by little, precept upon precept, until I grew up into spiritual maturity. I know that the Book of Mormon is true. I've read it and with no doubt, I know that it is the word of God. With every day that I read it, it makes me even closer to my Savior and I feel His love for me all the more. I know that the one who translated it is a true prophet of God. Joseph Smith is a true prophet whom God called to restore His power and authority to establish His church once again here on earth. I know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is the only true church of God, and that right now we have a living prophet, Prophet Thomas S. Monson. It is a proof that until now, God loves us and He guides us through His servants. Jesus Christ lives and He is the head of this Church. Our Father in Heaven sent Him to us that we may all have happiness in this life and in the life to come.

How I live my faith

I started working with the missionaries in our community when I was 15 years old. It all started with just simple curiosity about what they are doing, and how they are doing it. Soon, I started to love the work. I always work with them that's why just a year later, I was called as a ward missionary. Since then, I never lost my love for that work. I know that missionary work is the work of our Lord Jesus Christ. There is real happiness in sharing the gospel to people. Right now, I also serve as ward Young Men organization secretary. It is quite challenging to become an exemplar to the youth since they always look up to you as their older brother. My younger brother belongs to the same organization as well! That's why I do my best to influence them in a very positive way in the church, even at home, and everywhere.

What do Mormons believe about family?

Gabby Carullo
We believe that because of Jesus Christ, it is made possible that families become together forever. God knows how important our family is for us. Everybody in the world knows that as well. More than any other people, it is our family whom we trust, we love, we honor, and we respect. It is in families that fathers and mothers become stronger partners as they both learn to become selfless and make sacrifices for the nurturing of their children both spiritually and temporally. It is in families where children learn the basic principles that they will need in order to face the challenges of life. It is in families where all individuals grow to their maturity as they experience the ups and downs in life together. This is where we develop true love and great happiness. The Lord knows it, that's why He provided us a way so that families will continue and never end--no, not even after death. It is this knowledge and faith we have that makes us closer together and helps us value more the importance of each other in our lives. Show more Show less