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Hi I'm Dante

I am a Filipino and I'm proud to say that I am a Mormon!

About Me

I'm just an ordinary 23-year old guy, a graduate of Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering. The only boy and the youngest among the six siblings. I love to attend church activities especially those workshop and seminars. I'm fun of doing stuffs like wood crafting and miniature furniture. I also like to know the latest technologies in the market and get updated with them. I like to fix things or let say fix the things that I broke which consist of mechanical stuffs.I love to play basketball and volleyball and chess. I'm also into body building or just staying fit. I can easily get along with people, I'm a bit talkative when I get to used with someone and I love to travel out of town to see the beauty of nature. I also like to go hiking, walking, biking and camping. And I love dogs!

Why I am a Mormon

Our family was converted through our father and through our furniture business because one of our customers was a mission president of the church at that time, and he is the one who introduced The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints to us. He also introduced to us the missionaries of the church. And through dedication and hard work of the missionaries, we decided to be baptize in the church. And I can tell that, that was the greatest turning point to our lives. From that time on, we sacrificed so many things. And we faced a lot of trials in terms of our religion. We've been persecuted, questioned and judged by other people but this did not shake our faith in Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. Through the help of the other members, we became strong as a family, we've come to know our purpose here on Earth. And yes, we are not excepted from any trials and adversaries but, as a Mormon, we've come prepared because we know what to do and how to deal with these things. We believe that these trials are the proofs that our Heavenly Father is mindful of us and He wants us to be strong as a person and as a family. I know that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints is the only true church in this dispensation. I know that The Book of Mormon, which is the keystone of our religion, is true. I know that Joseph Smith was and will always be a Prophet of God and he is the one who restored the Gospel here on Earth. I know that we have a living Prophet by the name of Thomas S. Monson which is the one that guides us and gives us revelations through communicating to our Heavenly Father. And I know that whatever we have right now here on Earth are just temporal things, what's important is how we build our kingdom in Heaven while we are here on Earth. I know these things to be true, I testify that Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ lives! I leaved these things in the sacred name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

How I live my faith

In our ward, we always have this activity every month which we call, The Caravan. It will be composed of home teachers, visiting teachers and ward missionaries. We will be divided into two groups, which is consist of 5-7 members. And then we will go the families that we have on our lists. The thing here is that, we're doing a missionary work in fun way by doing it in a group. By knowing that you are not alone, you can develop your confidence in meeting other people and be more socialize. And through this, we are building a strong bond with each other that will help us prepare, personally, for our future whether in the field of our profession or in other things. Another activity that we have in the church is the National Day of Service that happens every year. Our Stake ( stake is consist of wards/branches ) would choose a community that needs our service and then the stake will organized this event and as members of the church, we would gladly give our time and effort to the people of that community. Usually, we'll have clean-up drive, feeding and medical missions. Through this events, we've been able to extend our help and our gratitude to those people.