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Hi I'm Henrique Simplicio

I'm a brazilian. I enjoy music and enjoy interacting with people. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I Was born in Recife Brazil, but my whole family is from Fortaleza so I also consider that I am from Fortaleza. One of my hobbies was always to learn english as my second language I started to learn english in private schools and with private teachers since I was ten years of age which also included my other hobbies such as playing video games always in english, listen to english songs, watching movies in english and other series. I love also be involved with sports although I am not very good at some of them, the good things of life gives me an air of freedom and happiness; so I decided to pay things back to my Father in Heaven serving a full-time mission and helping others enjoy the same happiness which I have.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents raised me and my older siblings in the gospel. I grew up with their example and also with the example of the leaders in the church, with the classes that I attented, I never had a doubt that this Gospel was true because I could see the difference in the lives of those that were living with the principles taught by Jesus Christ and his apostles. I always believed that the God and Jesus Christ restored this Gospel through the Prophet Joseph Smith and that one day I can be with both of them and with my family not only in this live but in eternity. I remember reading the scriptures and always finding answers to some of the questions I had as I was growing up. I had little challenges in the Gospel when I was a teenager, I didn't feel like I wanted to do everything my Father in Heaven told me to do but in the same time I knew what I ought to do in order to get rid of those challenges which were keeping me from progressing, so then I prayed to receive an answer for some of the things that I was in need of; because of that I also know that Heanvenly Father does answer prayers and I know that he is there for us, he made a perfect plan for us in this life and we can succeed in this life as we understand more about Jesus Christ and his role. I know what my purpose is and I know that because of this wonderful gosple and I am very grateful that my Father in Heaven loves me.

How I live my faith

In the church there are many responsabilities and callings and they are there to help and support us. When I was twelve years old I was assigned to serve the young men of my age by inviting them to church and to recreational activities. As I was growing older I also assisted my father with home teaching which is an assingment of visiting the members of our ward and helping them and sharing good things of the gospel with them. I had also good experiences in teaching classes when I was asked to give lessons in certain days, I taught the young men's class and also taught in a special class for young men and women called seminary, I was an assistent to the teacher so when she was sick I was there to help. All these experiences helped me to be closer to Christ because when we serve and help others we serve God; all of us had fun studying and sharing insights and all in a very nice atmosphere which is what I appreciate the most.