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Hi I'm Richard

I live in Utah. I am a current member and missionary of the LDS Church.

About Me

I am currently serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in the Philippines Baguio mission. I am assigned to serve for a period of 24 months in the Tagalog language. At the moment I am studying in the MTC in order to be an effective missionary and learn the Filipino language. I love missionary work and can't wait until I know the language better so that I can start to teach and bring the people closer to Christ.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon not only because my family is Mormon and I grew up in the church, but I have chosen to continually follow the gospel because I know it is true and it brings me true peace and happiness. By reading my scriptures I have come to find a personal testimony that Jesus is the Christ, and that this is his church. I love him and all of his teachings. I know that President Thomas S. Monson is our true living prophet on the earth today. I will do my best to continue to follow my savior and become a tool in his hands.

How I live my faith

I try to live my faith through my everyday actions. I try at all times to be like Christ and be an example to others. I pray and read my scriptures as often as I can to continually remind myself of my purpose here on earth and to spiritually strengthen me. I also attend the temple as much as possible as well because it is the one place that I can find complete peace from the world. No matter how hard life can be, the temple can calm it all down and help me to find peace and happiness in my life again. I try my hardest to work like it is up to me, and pray like it's not. I know that God and Jesus Christ is my strength, and without them I am nothing.