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Hi I'm Uzoma Austin M.

I'm proudly Nigerian. I love technology, i love interior designs, i am an entrepreneur. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love my country Nigeria, its full of uncertainties, uncertainties that have made me learn to "be prepared always". A graduate of Telecommunications And Information Technology, however, i have never been employed, have only applied for a job twice all together (Internships & National Service exclusive). I love doing business, I am an Entrepreneur (struggling). My Country is so big and rich in diverse cultures that with little extra funds, you can grow a very successful business. I love the internet a lot, i have acquired and developed a whole lot of skills from it. I hope to study Law someday...

Why I am a Mormon

I am from a Country where there are more "Churches" than Schools, with several conflicting and extremist doctrines and practices, though i was born in the Church, i have had doubts, questioned Church practices, disliked a whole lot of local leaders as a result of personal issues. However, i came to realize that the Church is meant for sinners and as well for perfection of the saints, and as such, do not expect to meet only "Angelic Beings" there. I have visited and worshiped with a whole lot of Churches, by virtue of invitation, weddings, funerals, christenings etc., but only one Church have been able to give rational answers and spirit felt explanations to my most mind troubling concerns and queries. The two i liked the most are: i.) Since a person "must" be baptized before he/she can see God, what then becomes of my grandparents and predecessors who at their time of existence where not "bad" people, but Christianity wasn't in Nigeria yet not to talk of the only true restored Gospel of our Savior Jesus Christ , then baptism? But here we are, Family History and Baptism for the Dead resolved that concern for me, of which such practice is peculiar to The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints. (Mormons). ii.) Our Savior would have been partial if while He was on earth visited and dealt only with the Jews, but with the coming forth of The Book Of Mormon (which i strongly believe is true), i have come to understand that saying "Other Sheep I have, which are not of this fold", and that He remembered and dealt with every member of the Human race (2 Nephi 29:7: 7 says "Know ye not that there are more nations than one? Know ye not that I, the Lord your God, have created all men, and that I remember those who are upon the isles of the sea; and that I rule in the heavens above and in the earth beneath; and I bring forth my word unto the children of men, yea, even upon all the nations of the earth?"). I experience true Religion, true worship, EVERYONE EQUAL.

How I live my faith

I worship with a very organized Church (if not the most), where ICT tools are used, updated and upgraded on a daily basis. With my little knowledge in ICT, i have been able to magnify callings extended to me (there is "Work" for everyone in the LDS Church, you can't be idle, regardless of your background, there is always a role that the Lord will have you play, only if you would be willing). Often times i have had feelings of inadequacy when a calling is extended to me (mostly when i was called as a Second Counselor), but with time i have learned to grow and overcome those feelings by improving on my personal worthiness on a daily, living more uprightly, becoming more accountable, becoming more "grown", more self-reliant, repenting as oft as possible, and as well learn new skills that each calling demands. At the end you don't get paid, but derive this feeling of fulfillment when a task is completed bearing in mind you have to find a way to strike a balance between your Family, Business, Career, Entertainment, Church, Friends, etc.