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Hi I'm Gio Black

I'm from the small town of Blanding Utah, My family helps run a cattle ranch, and i'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm 19 years old and am currently serving a mission in the Massachusetts, Boston Mission. I'm from Blanding, Utah and I love being out on the mountains, either camping, hiking, or just cruising on some small trail in a Jeep. I'm a hunter and i'm proud of the way i live. My family rides horses, moves cattle year round, and we love spending time together. One things for sure, the small town country life is the life for me.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I took missionary lessons when I was 10 years of age. I felt the power of the lessons they taught and I knew that what they were teaching me was true. Many people in today's world look for peace and happiness through many different ways. But the only true peace and happiness that I've ever found was through this Gospel, and through the sacrifice of Christ. As i spend time in the mountains, whether working or just enjoying some alone time, i look around and see how amazing our Father in Heaven is. I get to surround myself in his creations that he made for us through his son Jesus Christ; and it amazes me to think of the Love they have for us. As most, difficult times have entered my life, I've come to the understanding that its all for our own good. Keeping that Eternal Perspective that one day we will return to God and these difficulties are only helping us get there makes life not easier, but happier, for we know that God loves us enough to strengthen us. But at the end of the day, i'm a Mormon because I love our Father in Heaven and his son Jesus Christ and I know this is the path they would have me take.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by serving a mission. I am currently a missionary and have been called to serve in the Massachusetts, Boston Mission. I've served in many quorum presidencies growing up and I've even served as a Branch Counselor for a Spanish Branch. I love what i do, this gospel is not just what i believe to be true, its who i am and nothing will ever change that. Serving a full-time mission has brought me more happiness than anything in this world.