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Hi I'm Stephanie

I a m a college student studying theatre arts, I volunteer at a children's hospital, I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a student at a university. I am studying Theatre Arts with my emphasis in directing and play-writing. To pay for school I am a waitress at a local restaurant. I love playing the guitar and singing with my friends. I enjoy camping, swimming, and hiking. I can't get enough of being outside and enjoying the fresh air!

Why I am a Mormon

I chose to be a Mormon when I realized the church stands for family and service. I have had a hard life with my family and I understand how divorce and tragedy can rip a family apart. The fact that the LDS church stands by the family is an anchor I can hold to. I know that this church is true. I know that through it I can have an eternal family. I know that my family ca be healed and my future family can be strong.

How I live my faith

I try to live my faith in everyday life. The most important aspect of it is service. I am able to serve others and my community. I enjoy volunteering at a local elementary school. Every Sunday I go with a group to sing at a nursing home. I enjoy listening to others and trying to help them in any way possible. I live my faith though service to others.

Why is it important for us to take care of our bodies? Why are our bodies called temples of God in the Bible?

Stephanie
Man is composed of two parts: a mortal body, and an immortal spirit. The Lord calls our body a ‘tabernacle’ or a ‘temple’ since it is the temporary residence of our eternal spirit (see Book of Mormon, Mosiah 3:5; 1 Corinthians 3:16). Since the spirit and the body together are the soul of man (see Doctrine and Covenants 88:15), what affects one affects the other. By taking care of our bodies we make our “tabernacles” an acceptable house for our spirits. By defiling our bodies with drugs, tobacco, or unwholesome foods it affects our spirits adversely. We also believe that our bodies are a precious gift from God. As a gift it is very important to care for it. Because we have a divine nature as children of God we recognize our potential and thus we can stay away from drugs alcohol and other detrimental things. Show more Show less