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Hi I'm Rosa

I grew up here in the Philippines and I love to play piano. I love my family and I know we will be together until eternity.

About Me

I just turn 20. I graduated just this year from one of the prestigious school. I took up Bachelor of Science. I am currently preparing and waiting my mission call. My whole family is a member of the church. I really love to play piano but just like what I told you from my introduction that I am still working with my notes because I find myself hard in reading it. I love to play badminton. I love to go to a quiet places. I love green mountains :)

Why I am a Mormon

I was baptized together with my whole family and I am proud of it. I am a convert and i learned a lot and I know I will be learning more. I am the youngest of my family. Precept upon precept I learned and develop my talents and abilities that eventually I was able to help some people. I want to go back to the presence of our Heavenly Father and I want to be like Jesus. I want that my family and I will be together until eternity because i love them. And i know it is only in Christ's true church that the authority is given to perform saving ordinances like baptism and eternal marriage, which allow us to be with our families until eternity. While I was being tested and pushed to my limits, I have learned that no matter how hard you push yourself to your own plans if Heavenly Father wants you to have a greater one then you can't do anything about it. Heavenly Father knows everything. He is an omnipotent. He has greater plan for me. And knowing that He is always here beside me then everything is possible. This church helps me realized that I am precious daughter of Heavenly Father. I have a divine potential to be like Jesus Christ. The gospel has penetrated light into the darkest corners of my life, and I will be forever indebted to Christ and to His gospel for that. I love Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ that is why I am a PROUD MORMON!

How I live my faith

I am teaching the young women every Sunday. I love to teach them because i want to share the things that i have learned. I want them to be righteous enough that they may go back to the presence of our Heavenly father. I am following the standard of our church :). And i love to serve. And now I am preparing and waiting for my mission call. I want to bring others back to the presence of our Heavenly Father.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Rosa
No. Not all mormons are required to serve a mission. For brothers, it is an obligation for them to preach the gospel to all mankind. They are mandatory to serve a mission whereas for sisters it is not mandatory to serve a mission but it would be of great advantage if you sisters will listen to the enticing inspiration of Holy Ghost. :) Official Church Answer There is a strong tradition of missionary service in the Church. The Savior taught, “Go ye therefore, and teach all nations” (Matthew 28:19). Church members consider it a privilege to show their love for other people and the Lord by sharing the gospel. Missionaries generally begin serving when they are from 18 to 19 years old. Many retired seniors, men, women, and married couples also serve missions. Missionaries serve from 18 months to 2 years. Missions are voluntary, and missionaries are not paid for their service. Missionaries come from around the world, and they serve wherever the Church calls them. While serving full-time, missionaries are official representatives of the Church. Show more Show less

Who wrote the Book of Mormon?

Rosa
Official Church Answer The Book of Mormon is another witness that Jesus Christ really lived, that He was and is God’s Son. It contains the writings of ancient prophets. One of these, Lehi, lived in Jerusalem around 600 B.C. God commanded Lehi to lead a small group of people to the American continent. There they became a great civilization. God continued to call prophets among these people. The Book of Mormon is a collection of the writings of their prophets and record keepers. It is named after Mormon, one of the last of these ancient prophets. These prophets knew about Heavenly Father’s plan for His children and the mission of Jesus Christ. They recorded that Christ appeared, after His Resurrection, to the people in America, taught them His gospel, and formed His Church among them. The book contains the teachings of Jesus Christ, testifying of His Atonement and His love. It supports and verifies the Bible. The Book of Mormon concludes with a great promise that those who read it and sincerely pray about it can know by the Holy Ghost that it is true (Moroni 10:4). Show more Show less

Are Mormons Christians?

Rosa
Yes, we are Christians. Official Church Answer Gordon B. Hinckley, prior President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1995-2008), said: “We are Christians in a very real sense and that is coming to be more and more widely recognized. Once upon a time people everywhere said we are not Christians. They have come to recognize that we are, and that we have a very vital and dynamic religion based on the teachings of Jesus Christ. We, of course, accept Jesus Christ as our Leader, our King, our Savior...the dominant figure in the history of the world, the only perfect Man who ever walked the earth, the living Son of the living God. He is our Savior and our Redeemer through whose atoning sacrifice has come the opportunity of eternal life. Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints pray and worship in the name of Jesus Christ. He is the center of our faith and the head of our Church. The Book of Mormon is Another Testament of Jesus Christ and witnesses of His divinity, His life, and His Atonement.” Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about family?

Rosa
Families are the center of the plan of Heavenly Father. Families are sealed that they will be together not only here in the earth but until eternity. :) Official Church Answer In “The Family: A Proclamation to the World” many Mormon beliefs about families are outlined. One of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ core beliefs is that family relationships can last forever—not just for this life. Just as some of life’s sweetest joys can come through family associations, the loss of a beloved family member can be a source of our deepest sorrows. But death does not need to be the end of our relationships with cherished loved ones. The Lord revealed to the Prophet Joseph Smith that the “same sociality which exists among us here will exist among us there [in eternity], only it will be coupled with eternal glory” (Doctrine and Covenants 130:2). Family members who accept the Atonement of Jesus Christ and follow His example can be together forever through sacred ordinances performed in God’s holy temples. Jesus gave to Peter the power to have things sealed on earth and sealed in heaven (Matthew 16:19). This same sealing power was restored to Joseph Smith. Mormon’s believe that they can be “sealed” or bound together through His power enabling them to live together in eternity. Show more Show less