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Hi I'm Ammaron

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in Tonga, but mainly raised in Sacramento, California since childhood. I have been married for nearly 20 years and I have 2 children. I served a mission in Puerto Rico and speak and read Spanish more fluently than my own native language (Tongan). I served in the Marine Corps for 12 years and am a combat veteran. I have also worked as a Federal Investigator with the Department of Labor for over 3 years. I have completed my MBA and am currently attending law school to complete a JD. I hope to open up my own firm in the future specializing in immigration and labor law. I am also currently self employed in the network and social marketing industry and assist my wife with home schooling our children. I enjoy chess and playing the piano and guitar. I have been composing my own music and variations on various themes and genres for many years on both instruments. I love to keep an open mind and am always excited to learn new things that will help me, my family, and others around me to progress spiritually, physically, mentally, socially, and economically.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the LDS faith. My parents were the first converts to this Church. In my early years my participation in the Church was largely due to my family's influence, but I did feel there was something special about this Church. As a child I was taught that Joseph Smith was confused because there were many churches around him that professed to have the truth, but they contradicted one another. He prayed to God for help and understanding. As a child I always thought that what Joseph did made sense. Why not go to the source of all truth? Later in my life when I decided to serve a mission I faced a similar challenge. I told myself I would not serve a mission unless I had a sure conviction that what I was teaching was true. I approached my Heavenly Father in the same manner and asked Him about the truths I had been studying. I received a personal witness that has been with me since and it is a sacred experience I will always cherish. I went on my mission with a firm conviction that what I was doing was what God wanted me to do and that what I was teaching was not only true, but of great value in helping others to progress spiritually, physically, mentally, socially, and economically. My knowledge and faith were further strengthened because as I had practiced the principles I was going to teach I experienced my own personal growth and progression in many areas where I had previously tried and failed. My personal experience was a confirmation to me that what I would be sharing would be both empowering and inspiring to those that would accept and humbly follow these teachings of Christ. Today I continue to marvel at what God has done with my life and all the blessings I have received in connection with following Him to the best of my ability. I hope to share these blessings with others and assist as many as I can who are sincerely seeking to know these truths for themselves.

How I live my faith

I have served in several different roles in my community and at my church or local ward. In my community I have participated in blood drives and have shown support in scouting and other community outreach events. I have also actively participated in local elections and supporting candidates in exposure events such as local parades and celebrations. In my church I have been assigned various families that attend our church to visit them in their homes on a monthly basis to provide support in any way that we can. I had been called to assist others in my local ward to find employment or obtain referrals for employment. I have also been assigned to assist with local celebratory and historical events. I also participate in helping the disabled and infirm who are unable to attend church due to their circumstances. In such cases we bring the church to them where they are situated in the LDS Hospital. I participate in the choir and have shared my talent on the piano by playing a musical number in our meetings. Personally, I pray and read scriptures daily and seek to increase my understanding and live my life in a manner that is in compliance with the laws of God and the laws of this land.