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Hi I'm Bethany

I grew up in Iowa. I love to laugh, read, watch movies, and sing. I am a missionary. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I have been a member of this church all of my life. I have 8 siblings which equals crazy family life! On top of that all four of my sisters and I were born with a genetic disorder. Since having this disorder I have come to relate well with people even though I tend to come off as shy. I love to go on walks and sit in nature and think about things. I love to sing anything and I am learning to love performing in front of people. I love to read pretty much anything but especially Jane Austen and those types of authors, I also love Harry Potter and books like that! I graduated with my Bachelors in Psychology and I am now on a mission serving the Lord for 18 months in the Washington Everett Mission!

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church, but the challenges in my life have only strengthened my faith in the Savior and in God. I was not a happy person when I was young because I didn't understand that I was a Daughter of God or that the Savior died for me. I began to realize that the Savior loved me and that I was a Daughter of a loving Heavenly Father. That is what we all need to find in our life. I know that God wants us to be happy and does what he can to help us learn and grow and no matter what we go through we can learn from every situation that we are in. If we look for it we can see Gods hand in everything that we do. I am very grateful for the knowledge that I have of the gospel and that I can also increase my knowledge everyday. I follow God because I know that when I do I am happier.

How I live my faith

I am living my faith now by serving a full-time mission for the church. I have the opportunity to go and teach people about the Savior and help them in their lives in anyway that I can. I do this by interacting with everyone I see and letting them know what I believe and why I believe it. I have been blessed to see how the things I have been through in my life can help the people that I interact with on a daily basis. I live my life the way I do because I can see the benefits of doing so and I want others to experience that same thing. I feel my Heavenly Fathers comfort when I live my faith. One of my favorite things is to sing and share my beliefs through it and help people understand through music the importance of our lives.