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Hi I'm Robert Valentine

I am 20 years old. I am serving a full-time mission in Milan, Italy. I am a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Robert Mauro Valentine. I am 20 years old. I am currently serving a full-time mission. I have been called to serve in the Milan, Italy Mission. I was born in Pompano Beach, Florida. Grew up in MA and MD. I joined the church October 08, 2011.Before the mission I went to school at Utah Valley University. I am a musician. I love singing and playing the guitar. I play baseball and I fight mma. I would say I consider myself a lover not a fighter. I love longboarding and fishing. I was born in the catholic faith. My Mom is my hero. She is one of the biggest inspirations in my life, and my biggest investagator of the church. I love the Gospel. It has changed my life. As a missionary I feel kind of like spiderman, I have great power and great responsibility. I am a blessed man and I have the gospel of Jesus Christ and his atoning sacrafice to thank for that. " 3 Nephi 27:20 - Now this is the commandment: Repent, all ye ends of the earth, and come unto me and be baptized in my name, that ye may be sanctified by the reception of the Holy Ghost, that ye may stand spotless before me at the last day."

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is true. I know that the Book of Mormon is true doctrine and completes the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I know that I am happy when I am enthralled in my scriptures. I am a Mormon because I have seen the side before the waters of baptism and I lived on that side for 18 years. I know that living according to the scriptures and abiding to the words of wisdom make me feel better and give me a better relationship with my heavenly father. I am a Mormon because i know in my heart there is no other life for me.

How I live my faith

Faith is a blind trust in something. My faith is centered around Jesus Christ. He is my Savior. I live my faith by actively fufilling my preisthood responisbilities, attending church, keeping my covenents and now...serving a mission!To me, having faith means no matter what happens to me, I am going to be ok with it. I am very open to being a mormon and I often invite others to come to church. I try to live like the Savior did and each day I am humbled. I am not perfect but each and everyday I strive to be. I strive to read my scriptures and use them as a tool for hapiness and listen to promptings of the spirit. I often pray looking to strengthen my relationship with my Heavenly Father. I take his advise and do my best to accept the answers he gives me to my prayers. I accept Christ as my Savior and Redeemer. I Know God, he knows me so personaly I have a strong testimony of that. I trust God with my life. I put it in his hands ands he makes more out of me than I could have ever or will ever be. I am blessed to have a knowledge of the truth and therefore I will go out of my way to never lose that! I know the church is true and I would die defending it.