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Hi I'm Aries Gacilan

In north California born and raised. On the playground is where I spend most of my days. Chillin' out, maxin', relaxin' all cool.

About Me

I am Filipino and some German. I am 20 years old. I love sports. Mostly basketball, baseball and football. I also love boarding(skate,snow,surf) and music!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of the church because I was born into it. The reason why I know this church is true is because I tested it by my own will. My parents were a great influence on me and they always taught me with love. Even though I had my parents to guide me I still messed up along the way. I actually messed up a lot haha. The reason why I know this church is true is because I tested the atonement of Jesus Christ and I experienced its healing and cleansing power. There is no way I could not know that this church was true after those experiences. Also I know that those kinds of things can only come from God. And also my family is too awesome to not be god given!

How I live my faith

Right now I am serving as a full time missionary in the Japan Nagoya mission. I`m loving every minute of it! As a child growing up in the church I have always had small callings and did my best to magnify them. I tried to be the best member I could but in reality church was church and my everyday life was my everyday life. I was never the type of person who had tons of pride in my membership of the church. Kind of embarrassing to say it but I was a bit ashamed of it. As I got older I found myself gaining more confidence in Christ and because of that I can now say I am a Mormon, I love it and I love that everyone sees me as a member of this wonderful church.