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Hi I'm Alec

I grew up in New York, attended BYU and I am a Mormon

About Me

I'm an 18 year old guy who is preparing to go on a mission. I used to be the only Latter Day Saint in my high school. I have done my Eagle Project. I attended Brigham Young University for the Fall term. I am a hispanic that loves science, cultures and athletic activities.

Why I am a Mormon

At first it was just because I was born into it and it was just because my parents attended. There even was a point when I questionned why I was even a Mormon. The best way was to do some research, so I became more involved. The more involved I became, the happier I felt. I loved following the rules, helping people out and following the steps of Christ. I know that I am not perfect, nevertheless I try to be like Jesus, and I'm trying to follow his ways. Because of this, I have been blessed with happiness and health. I have a good life, and sure I mess up and I have my ups and downs, but nothing is more strengthening than to know that my savior is always to help me up and to point me to the path that I should follow. I know that I have a loving Heavenly Father and that his son, Jesus Christ died for me and was resurrected. I also know that the Holy Ghost guides me, and that these three beings exist. I know that Joseph Smith is a prophet, and that he restored the gospel. I say these things in the name of Jesus Christ, amen.

How I live my faith

I lived my faith through being an example. It's not like I wanted to show anybody up or anything, I just wanted to improve myself. So I did what I was told, kept the rules and I have recieved many blessings from doing so. I also teach people in their homes things that I've learned through the gospel of Jesus Christ. This is a sort of calling to serve, and this specific calling to teach people in their homes is called "Home Teacher". I didn't exactly need a calling to live my faith either. I feel like the gospel is centered around the love of Christ, so I also live my faith through being a friend.