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Hi I'm Stephanie

I grew up in a mixed family in Las Vegas. I study psychology. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a senior in college studying psychology and spanish. I like many different things. I enjoy listening to/ watching musical theater, camping, being around funny people, being super nerdy, peanut butter and cheese (but not together). I can be really crazy hyper at times but also serious and empathetic. I come from a "non traditional" family and have grown to love and realize the importance of family no matter what structure it is. I was born into the LDS church but for awhile searched out my options to find what I believed myself. I am happy to say that I found the truth for myself and want other people to find it as well.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church but had a far from ideal life. I went through a period of time in my youth when I didn't believe that any church was true. I didn't understand why I had the life I had and why it was so hard. When I started learning more about what my mom believed in I started gaining my own testimony of why I was here and where I was going and who I am. The pieces fit together. I realized that my trials and everything that is unfair about life gives me the experiences I need to shape me. I was able to learn that this life was not meant to be easy, it is a time to learn and grow and choose God even when faced with temptation and opposition. I learned that I am never alone in my trials and loneliness because I know that Jesus Christ has felt everything and more that I have felt. He loves me and He is always there to help me through the times that I am being stretched to grow. Gods plan of happiness for His children makes so much sense. I would enourage everyone to learn about it. It will change your life as it has changed mine.

How I live my faith

Recently I returned from serving as a full time missionary in Los Angeles. There I was able to dedicate my full time and all my attention to serving people and teaching them about our Savior. Now that I am home and back in school I try to be an example of Christ and to reach out to those who are in need, to act as the he would act, even though I am far from perfect at this. Although I am no longer a fulltime missionary one of my church assignments is to be a ward missionary (meaning I do missionary work on a local level and help the fulltime missionaries) I enjoy sharing with others something that has brought me so much joy, peace, and guidance.

In whom should we have faith?

Stephanie
We should have faith in Jesus Christ and in His sacrifice (atonement) for us. We should have faith in God, who is our loving father in heaven. Show more Show less