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Hi I'm Miguel

"I am a Husband & Father, Business Coach & Hockey Player. I'm a Mormon"

About Me

Raised by two loving and humble Chilean parents, I grew up in San Jose, California. As a child I grew up loving to play soccer and hockey. From a young age, my parents taught me to respect all people regardless of background or past. I learned to be open minded to the possibility that people can change and that there is nothing we cannot accomplish without desire, action and the Lord's help. I have taken that knowledge and instilled it in my two amazing sons along with those I coach in business. I know that all things are possible and that life is about learning to become the best we can become. I love people and helping others. I love to serve the youth as they are our future leaders. My wife is my best friend and the greatest gift and blessing God has given me.

Why I am a Mormon

Being Mormon is what I love! Coming from parents who taught me about loving God and Jesus Christ, I was never truly inclined to attend any church in particular. It was as a Junior in High School that I was faced with questions and concerns about what I would do with my life after I graduated. These questions seemed to come up regularly in my mind. Although I was not looking to join any church, I met some amazing youth that shared their beliefs with me and that God had created a plan of happiness for all of His children. I was invited by these friends to meet with missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) and learn that God had a specific plan for me and my future. Immediately upon meeting with the missionaries, I felt a special feeling from the lessons that the missionaries shared and I could not deny it. Quickly upon praying to know if the church was true I received a very strong confirmation that being baptized into this church was exactly what I needed to do. So 8 months after joining, my older brother joined the church. Then soon after, my mother joined the church, ultimately leading my father to join as well. Each them had their own experience and came to know the truthfulness of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Having served a 2 year mission in Bogota, Colombia for the church, I witnessed the same experience in the lives of countless people, which continued to strengthen my belief that God loves all of his children and only desires for each of them to find the meaning of true happiness. My decision to join the church has indelibly had a profound impact on my life and the lives of my whole family. I know that any one who chooses to truly seek God and His son, Jesus Christ, will receive an answer to their prayers and share my journey and experience in this amazing gospel. My hope is that you will come to this knowledge yourself and take the steps needed so that God can share the amazing journey He has for you!

How I live my faith

Growing up without a specific church in my adolescent life, I have come to love and appreciate the feeling I get while attending all church meetings and activities. My family and I attend church every Sunday so that we can grow our understanding of God's love for each of us. I currently serve as a early morning religion class instructor to the youth of our area as a Seminary teacher. I cannot describe the feeling I get when teaching an amazing group of 10th graders each and every weekday morning. Each day I learn more and more from them and from my studying of the gospel of Jesus Christ and its teachings. I am an active participant in my congregation and love choir and teaching classes. I love to help others by providing a listening ear and being a friend. My wife and l love to serve at the Los Angeles Temple and attend as often our schedules permit. I love to write uplifting music lyrics that touch the hearts of others and bring a sense of belief that all things are possible when we place our trust in God and do all that we can to find solutions to life's challenges. My faith has grown so much since becoming a member of this church and cannot say enough how its teachings have simply changed my life!