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Hi I'm Amy Hinson

I live in Idaho and love being a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Idaho and my dad taught Outdoor recreation at Ricks College (now BYU Idaho). I had a special opportunity to spend most of my summers as a youth at an Outdoor Learning Center owned by the college called Badger Creek. Those summers had a huge influence in shaping the person I am today. Learning about the gospel and having good role models to look up to in an outdoor setting had a great impact in my life and gave me great insight on how to treat and serve others. My testimony of the gospel has remained strong because of the solid foundation I had as a youth and the faith promoting experiences I had while associating with others at Ricks College. I hope to share the same types of experiences with my son and others.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I believe that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is the true church on this earth. I have had far too many confirmations from the spirit of the Holy Ghost that it is true and that I can not deny. My life is simply better when I obey the Commandments and teachings of this church. I also have a testimony of our Savior Jesus Christ and believe in the power of the atonement. I still have a lot to learn to fully comprehend that gift, but the knowledge I do have has brought great comfort and peace and has given me the ability to overcome many trials.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by attending church meetings every week and teaching young children about Jesus Christ and the commandments. Recently I have gained a stronger testimony of the importance of reaching out to others and being a good neighbor. It has not always been easy for me to get out of my comfort zone and reach out to others, especially those I do not know. But recent experiences have emphasized how much we need each other and that one person can truly make a difference, especially when prompted by the spirit of the Holy Ghost.