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Hi I'm Crissy.

I'm a native Arizonan. I have a husband, two houseplants and a small puppy. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a newlywed, and going to college. I hope to be a web designer someday soon. I like reading all sorts of books, but mostly sci fi or fantasy. I like exercising and playing with my puppy. I like getting my family and friends all together and playing games and having dinner. Hubbs and I really like camping and playing video games together. We're pretty happy with life!

Why I am a Mormon

Because I believe the gospel is truth. Because it answers all my questions. Because it gives my life purpose and direction. Because it makes me happy. Because it helps me strive to become a better person every day. I have been Mormon all my life, but that doesn't mean I haven't asked my Father in Heaven if this is His church and where He wants me to be. I know I am exactly where the Lord wants me.

How I live my faith

I enjoy going to church every week. We're still new in our ward and it's fun to get to know new people every Sunday. It's wonderful to sit and feel the Spirit give me peace. I like to participate in Sunday School class and give comments or ask questions. My favorite part of Sunday is choir. I love to sing, and every Sunday gives me the opportunity to show the Lord I am grateful for the voice He has given me. One of the hymns says, "With all the power of heart and tongue, I'll praise my maker with my song. And heaven shall hear the notes I'll raise, approve the song and join the praise." These words are exactly what's in my heart when I sing.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Crissy.
No, definitely not. There are three groups of people that go on missions. First is single young men. They are encouraged to leave when they are 19, and their missions last 2 years. This is the group that the church focuses on the most, saying that every worthy young man should serve a mission. The second group is single young women. Young women aren't allowed to go until they are 21, and their missions last 18 months. They are also allowed to serve more than one mission if they wish, unlike the young men. And the last group would be older married couples. Grandparents, usually, retired with no children dependent on them anymore. They can also go on as many missions as they want. Show more Show less