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Hi I'm Asinate

I grew up in Rancho Cucamonga. I am currently a missionary in the Missouri Independence Mission and love serving here.

About Me

The gospel is what I am all about. I LOVE serving! I am currently a missionary here in the Missouri Independence Mission and here in the Historic Liberty Jail. I must say that I love this place more than I love home. The spirit that is felt here I cannot describe. I wouldn't want to be anywhere else in the world than here on a mission with all the good friends I have made. I am originally from Southern California, Rancho Cucamonga and grew up with six siblings including myself. Second youngest is fun but I must say that my siblings are my pride and joy along with my 5 nieces and nephews and one on the way (: I most definitely love basketball and love playing the piano and organ. My favorite music to play is hymns because it definitely is soothing. Props go to my parents for raising all of us children in the gospel. I cannot imagine life without it. I am grateful for everything I have. (:

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member all my life. Although I dont have a cool conversion story like others, I am proud to say I am greatful for the gospel in my life.Also for my parents and the teaching they've taught me from when I was a kid to now in my adult hood. If it wasn't for those teachings, I do not know where I would be right now. The importance of the plan of salvation plays a huge role in my life, many of you may not know what the plan of salvation is, but it is also known as the plan of happiness which allows our families to be together forever, after this life. This gospel teaches me so much in life, how I should live my life in order to return to our Heavenly father again. If its one thing that describes me, is that I love being a member, I love being mormon. As i grow older, my testimony grows stronger. I may not took the right road my whole life, but all the hardships that I have delt with has given me reassurance of the right road. No one is perfect, but striving to be perfect is what we should look for. Being with my family makes me happy. Learning new things about the gospel makes me happy. I love this gospel and our Savior Jesus Christ, I say these things in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

How I live my faith

There are many ways that I am able to live my faith. First, everything starts within the home. I was blessed to be brought up in a home where the gospel was present. Family Home evening and family prayers were things we always did in my family. Everyone may not have been brought up in a home like mine, but that doesn't mean you still can't. The gospel is for everyone! Start now! It truly brings me happiness and not just temporary happiness, but one that is everlasting. In the gospel, there are standards that we live by and some may say these standards are hard to live by, but it really isn't. It makes life much easier. I love to apply CPR throughout the week. I am not speaking physical CPR, but rather spiritual CPR. C=Church P=Prayer R=Read scriptures. These are things that I apply in my life and I have been blessed because these three things. The Lord never leaves us comfortless and I know that He is aware of my challenges because that is a part of life, but with His help, all things are possible. My faith has brought me peace because I know what my purpose in this life is. If you have made it this far through reading this, you are GREAT! The gospel can bless your life if you let it. Have faith!

What is a ward/stake/branch?

They are organized geographically and members attend a ward or branch nearest to home. Because of the material the church teaches, every person will be studying the same lessons no matter where they are in the world they attend church. The spiritual leader in each ward is called the bishop who is a member of the congregation who has been asked to serve as a volunteer in this position. Show more Show less

Do Mormons practice polygamy?

We do not practice polygamy. Our church believes that plural marriage must be excommunicated. Out prophet Joseph Smith and those closest to him, including Brigham Young, were challenged by this command but that obeyed it. Our church leaders banned this practice. Show more Show less