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Hi I'm Rey

I was born in Layton, Utah. I grew up with ten siblings. I love technology. I love Life. I love my family. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a punk 17-year-old and a nuisance to society. Nah, just kidding, see what I did there? I'm a jokester. (Nothing else here is a joke) I lost my little brother Jonathan to some sort of birth defect when he was five. I was bitter for days but while I was praying one night, I suddenly was filled with a love, a spirit, and I knew it was him, I could feel him comforting me through the spirit of Christ. This experience changed me into an optimist. I'm an analyst, you could say. I'm a highschooler with big dreams. I have my call to serve as a missionary for the church in the Canada, Winnipeg Mission. I LOVE life, and I can't wait for every minute, every day for the rest of my life, so I can improve myself and be an example of the believer.

Why I am a Mormon

There are many people with whom I associate who were born into a Mormon family, like me. Your family has a tremendous influence on you. One of the things that is taught in this church is that if you truly are a strong believer of Christ and his church, then you have a testimony. It is taught that you can't rely on some one else's faith and testimony forever, because it will ultimately fail you. I've built up my own testimony of the truthfulness of the restoration of the church of god, the book of mormon, and it hasn't and never will fail me. I believe that if I keep the commandments of God, my Heavenly Father, read his scriptures, and pray to him often, doing whatsoever is asked of me in his name that I can better my self enough so that he can say when I stand before him after this life "Well done, thou good and faithful servant."

How I live my faith

I love my family, this imperfect little unit of people who may or may not like each other but are stuck together because god gave us each other is one of the greatest gifts I have been given. I am me, I have a twin sister, she loves me I love her, but silly disputations arise and we say we hate each other, then realize later how ridiculous it is and learn from it. That's what families are for, Husband and Wife, learned and avid in life, teach their children even though they're not perfect to the best of their ability to be good people. They should teach them that people cannot be perfect, but can only ever strive to be. I love my ward family. It's a large group of people in your area that come together to worship on Sundays! It's a great experience to grow close to so many people who are all striving, just like you, to be better every day, to be like Christ. Wards give you an ability to bless other's lives, to lift them up, and in turn they bless you and lift you up. I live my faith by following the great exemplar, Jesus Christ, and being an example to others.