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Hi I'm Nathanael Shine

I was born in California and I grew up mostly in Utah. I love my family and I hang out with friends. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I love to do things with my family or my friends. I usually hang out with my friends by going to go eat something or just chilling at their homes. I enjoy video games, but I know how to limit myself on them so then I have enough time for the more important things in life. I am a high school Graduate and I also have received my Associates Degree in Science and I plan on becoming an OBGYN doctor. I love children and I know that if we become like the children submissive and meek that we will be more able to return to our fathers presence. I am also a missionary in the Milwaukee Wisconsin Mission and I am loving it.

Why I am a Mormon

The reason why I am a Mormon is because originally I was born into the church, meaning that my family was already apart of the church, but I have continued in this religion because I just feel such a strong loving feeling every time I do anything that is church related in any way. I love the fact that the church is also the exact same no matter where you are in the world. If you live and go to church in Utah, it will be the same as going to church in even a place like France or Japan, except the language spoken of course, but the same structure is there, where other churches lack this sort of structure. I also enjoy being a Mormon because I know that I will be able to live with my Family again after this life, and this knowledge helps me live through many trials that I have faced. I have lost a lot of loved ones and the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the Plan of Salvation help me to face those times with a surety that I will see them again. How great is the Mercy and Love of our Savior Jesus Christ and the Justice of our Heavenly Father!! And I use this faith to help others through their hard times.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by going to all of my church meetings and always fulfilling my callings and I also do uplifting things in my life. I also share the gospel with my non-member friends and I also have gospel related discussions with my friends who are members of the church. I also enjoyed hometeaching when I was able to do so. I also loved to go to extra activities that were going on in my singles ward and I loved being able to meet other people like me who have the same beliefs as me and have similar goals as me in life. I am also currently serving a mission in Milwaukee Wisconsin and I am enjoying sharing the Gospel with my Brothers and Sisters here. I know that as I bring this message to people that they will feel the same Joy that I have.

Why are only some Mormons allowed into temples? Is there something secret going on in Mormon temples? What goes on in Mormon temples?

Nathanael Shine
The reason why only some members are allowed is because the Temple is a sacred place and the people that enter into it should be living the teachings of Jesus Christ and be following the commandments of God. There is nothing secret that happens in the Temple, what happens in the Temple is sacred to the members of the Church. Things that we do in the Temple consist of learning Eternal Truths, receiving important sacred ordinances such as the Temple sealing, and we also perform ordinances for our family members who have passed on without them, like Baptism, so they can enjoy the same blessings that we receive from them. Show more Show less