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Hi I'm Shelem Zion

Mabuhay! I'm from the Philippines, currently serving in Australia Sydney North Mission for a period of 18 months. I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I belong to a big and happy family. They are my best example and teacher on these life. I love my family and I'm grateful that I would be with them for eternity. I'm a college graduate with a degree of BS Business Administration major in Financial Management. I love all types of art. Music, theater arts, graphics, dancing and making/editing photos or videos. I love big dogs and cats. I enjoy wholesome activities so much.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born in the covenant which means my parents were members of the church already when I was born. But it doesn't mean that I don't have my conversion story. When I was a primary, I love to day dream. I would always lie down in my bed while looking on the ceiling but I'm actually looking beyond the ceiling. I would think of the things I wanted to do and be in the future or things out of the world. Then a question came into me that I never thought me, as an 8 or 9 year old girl would ever think of. I asked myself if this church is really true. People sometimes make side comments about me being a member of the Church. They would say I was just a Mormon because of my parents told me to do so. I felt uneasy because I don't even have my own testimony of Christ and His gospel. And at that very moment I knelt down and pray to my Father in Heaven asking for help. I didn't get an instant answer but I am sure that I receive a daily answers from Him up to this time that I am already 22 years old. I continue to go to church, attend my classes and activities, pray, read the scriptures, seminary and institute and a lot of things. For the surety of my heart I know that day I started to build my own testimony of the truthfulness of this gospel that we have a Loving Heavenly Father, that Jesus is the Christ and our Saviour, that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God who restored this church and that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is the only true and the same church upon the face of the earth that Christ established in His time. I still continue to build and add testimony as I currently serving. It's an everyday experience of God's love and teachings for me and for all of us His children.

How I live my faith

I've been to different responsibilities in the Church and school. But most of those were leadership for youth and single adults. I've been to teaching on sunday school classes or workshops. I love to create, plan and organize activities such as camping, social night, conferences, devotionals, etc. I love my callings and it helps me to think and create new ideas that will help everyone to learn while having fun which includes myself. Now, I decided and currently serving here in Australia Sydney North Mission.