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Hi I'm Dhel

I am Edilita "Dhel" Husayan Barone. I live in Palawan, Philippines. I am interested in all kinds of marine animals. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am deeply interested with all kinds of marine animals, vertebrate or invertebrate, that's why the course that I took in college was Bachelor of Science in Biology major in Marine Biology. I always feel the hand and love of our Creator in times of studying under the sea. I also love to play guitar, to listen to music, EFY and mutual theme song of youth, I love to study, to dance, to sing, to draw and paint and I also love to keep a journal about myself. My favorite book is the Book of Mormon, I always feel emotional when I talk about it because it talks of Christ and all the people that lived there with faith, hope, charity, love and integrity in their hearts and deeds. My second favorite books are all written by Mitch Albom. I will be serving on my mission in Philippines Baguio Mission.

Why I am a Mormon

I became a member of this church because of the help of the missionaries roving around just to find people who need the help and love of God in their lives. And I am so grateful for because of them, I won't be able to become what the Lord expects me to become and I'm still working on it (Matthew 5:45). I was just eight years old when I became a member of this church with my whole family on December 13, 2003. And I am still in this church because I know it is indeed the Lord's Church! And I won't be ashamed of proclaiming this message to all the sons and daughters of God because I know the fullness of the Gospel of Jesus Christ that can only be found in this church is the only thing that can help and change lives and families. And as a token of gratitude, I will be serving on my mission on October 7, 2016 at Philippines Baguio Mission.

How I live my faith

In almost thirteen years of my life being a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I always feel grateful in my heart that I became a member of the true church of Christ, its just making me feel special. I was a Young Women President in Beehive, Mia maid and Laurel Class when I was a young woman. When I turned eighteen, I was called as a Young Women Second Councilor, First Councilor until I became the Young Women President of our ward while studying on my bachelor's degree. I love the Personal Progress, a specific program of the church for the welfare of young women, it really helped me in living the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the standards of the church. I also became a ward missionary, family history consultant and the ward history specialist. Every time I have a calling, I always feel grateful because I know that calling will help me to become what the Lord expects me to become and I love the confidence of our God in giving me a calling, it is helping me to love myself even more.

What is the Atonement of Jesus Christ? Why was it necessary for Jesus Christ to sacrifice His life?

Through His suffering in the Garden of Gethsemane and on the cross, the Savior atoned for our sins. This is the good news for all people! We can’t fully understand how Jesus suffered for our sins. But we know that in the Garden of Gethsemane, the weight of our sins caused Him to feel such agony that He bled from every pore (Doctrine and Covenants 19:16-17). Later, as He hung upon the cross, Jesus again felt the weight of our sins even as He willingly suffered painful death by one of the most cruel methods ever known. Jesus the Christ, page 462 states, “It seems, that in addition to the fearful suffering incident to crucifixion, the agony of Gethsemane had recurred, intensified beyond human power to endure. In that bitterest hour the dying Christ was alone, alone in most terrible reality.” The Savior tells us: “For behold, I... have suffered these things for all, that they might not suffer... even as I.” (Doctrine and Covenants 19:16-17) Jesus Christ did what only He could do in atoning for our sins. To make His Atonement fully effective in our individual lives, we must have faith in Christ, repent of our sins, be baptized and confirmed by one having authority, receive the gift of the Holy Ghost, obey God’s commandments, receive sacred ordinances, and strive to become like Him. As we do these things through His Atonement, we can return to live with Him and our Heavenly Father forever. Show more Show less