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Hi I'm Ricky Gibbons

I grew up in the Dallas, Texas area. I am going on the Querétaro, Mexico Mission. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have an Associates of Arts Degree and plan on getting a Bachelor's of Mechanical Engineering Degree. I graduated high school with 50 college credits. I enjoy PC gaming, and spend most of my free time either doing that, working, or doing service.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know how much the gospel has helped me in my life. I know the feeling of genuine love that comes from it. Love from my Savior, love from Heavenly Father, love from my family, and love from the people around me. There is such a feeling of peace that comes from actively partaking of the gospel, that enables me to go through life without fear, but with continual faith that I will get the help I need, when I need it. I can feel the care, watchfulness, and mindfulness that Heavenly Father has for me, and if I keep on the right path to eternal life, the blessing come pouring in. I know that the commandments aren't restricting, rather they are enabling. They bring great blessings and bring peace into my life. I know that they keep me out of addiction and from destructing behavior that can easily bring darkness, fear, worrisome, and hatred into my life. The atonement of Christ isn't just about repenting of sins, but a pathway to become a sanctified person. A way to continually be better than I was before. A way to constantly improve myself, and my life, each and every day, and in turn, bring happiness and peace. I love the spirit associated with the hymns, or reading of the scripture, particularly the Book of Mormon. It makes life clear on what is important, and what isn't, and helps me make decisions in my life.

How I live my faith

I am always on the look for service. I love the feelings that I get when I serve others, seeing their appreciative faces, or the look of relief is something special. I used to be a youth leader before my mission call and would help teach peers, or younger youth about aspects of the gospel, or just about different things in life that I have experienced so far.