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Hi I'm Liam

I was born and raised in the great country Zimbabwe. I am serving a mission in New Hampshire and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am from Zimbabwe! I loved growing up in Africa; the warm smiles of the people and the beautiful, diverse landscapes made my childhood truly magnificent. Growing up, I would love to play outside. My favourite game to play was hide-and-go seek. I also had a swimming pool in my garden so I would spend a lot of time in the pool with my friends and family. I love thunderstorms and rain, both of which were very common in Zimbabwe. In my spare time, I like to read non-fiction articles and reference articles such as National Geographic. I love to expand my knowledge and learn new things, as nerdy as that may sound! I also like to paint and draw. When I make art, my favourite subject to paint are people. I have also played the piano for the last 9 years; I don't think I'm any good though! I also like to swim and play waterpolo. Right now, I am currently attending university in the United States and I hope to obtain a degree Neuroscience so I can pursue my dream of becoming a doctor!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have felt the true joy that the Gospel and Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has given me. For a long time, I'd been battling with my faith; "Is this the true church?", or "Is there a God?" were questions I often asked myself. It wasn't until recently that I felt the love and companionship of Christ and the Holy Ghost. I found this companionship through reading and pondering the Book of Mormon with a real intent of heart. It was through reading it that I received my testimony that I knew that the Church was true. I had also recently learnt that through repentance, we can be made clean in the eyes of God, and God doesn't want us to feel guilty about what we've done, but rather he wants us to forget them and move on with our lives and be happy. When I learnt this, it made my heart swell with joy, as it let me truly know that Heavenly Father loves me and wants the best for me. I know that this Church is true. I know that Christ died for our sins. I know that the Holy Ghost is always there for me, and that he guides me and comforts me. I know that through repentance, we can be made whole again, and I believe the power of repentance to be one of God's greatest gifts to mankind. I know all these thing to be true because I have felt them and they have been answered to me through my scripture study, and I have felt the love of Christ within me, and it is such a great feeling that words cannot describe it. This is why I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by adhering to the wonderful principles found in the Gospel of Christ. I try to live an honest life, and I try to show my faith by helping others. I like to talk about Gospel principles with my family and I also like teaching lessons in church. I like to bear my testimony of the Church and the Gospel of Christ so I try to bear it often with others, or sometimes I will bear it to myself and I will ponder about it. I have had two Church callings so far--although I hope to serve an honourable mission for the Lord--and I have recently tried to magnify my calling. My first calling was a Special Needs Youth Counselor. In this calling, I would meet up every Thursday night at the Special Needs Mutual in which I would help the special needs youth and adults have a fun, spiritual time. I loved that calling so much as it taught me that no matter what affliction you have, you can always choose to smile and be happy. My second calling was for an Assistant Ward Prayer Director. In that calling, I would help plan Ward Prayer: a social event every Sunday night at my university student ward in which we would gather in a less formal meeting than church in which we would have fun and games together, after which we would pray as a ward. Another way in which I serve is through Home Teaching. In Home Teaching, two priesthood holders go and teach a family, but more importantly, we see if we can help and assist them in any way according to their needs. I am currently serving a mission in the New Hampshire Manchester Mission in which I invite others to come and experience the rich blessings that I have received in my life.