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Hi I'm Signe

I love learning, feeling the sunshine on my face, and decorating cupcakes. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in the metro-Atlanta area and randomly lived a short time in Missoula, MT. Right now I am working full time at a home healthcare company and studying at night to become a nurse specializing in cerebrovascular diseases. I love the feeling of being industrious, and discovering new things- which continuously feeds my issue of having way too many hobbies. I enjoy many activities, including, but certainly not limited to: sharing customized cupcakes, watching people devour and demolish said cupcakes with an insatiable, yet satisfied grin (and frosting) on their face, playing the piano, reading a good mystery book, gallivanting off somewhere on a serendipitous adventure where there is no one or where no one knows me.

Why I am a Mormon

I was first introduced to the missionaries when I was 10 years old by my oldest sister. My sister had been recently baptized and was now excitedly and lovingly sharing the gospel with our weary and torn family. When the missionaries were over I could have really cared less. Most of the time I sat apathetically preoccupied through their visits, waiting for the time where I could go hide back in my room. Luckily, by the end of 6th grade something hit me- I was not satisfied with the direction I was headed and of who I was becoming. Even though I loathed it at the time, I’m really grateful my Father had me attend Confirmation at the Lutheran church and my Mother continued to have missionary discussions in her home. I spent a lot of time in instruction figuring out what the truth was. Two weeks before the Confirmation ceremony I had made up my mind. When I had decided that I wanted to be baptized, I was met with lots of opposition from family and friends. Although it was out of concern, it still hurt. These were people whose opinions I regarded highly, and it made me question and doubt everything. But after much consideration and prayer I realized that I did not choose this because I was being rebellious, naive, or was doing this to prove anything. I chose to be baptized because I have a testimony of the truthfulness of the Gospel. It took over 2 years, but eventually I became a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. My idea of life and my dreams were turned upside down, but for the better. My entire family, both non-members and members alike, have changed for the better. We were blessed by the courage of others sharing the gospel. I can honestly state that I have never regretted the decision to become a member of this church. I am satisfied with my decision and the way my life is. Every day I know I have found the true and everlasting Gospel.

How I live my faith

ACT NOW AND BE COURAGEOUS. My favorite quote is "I will go and do, not sit and stew!" I find it utterly important to be continuously learning and growing. To be actively engaged in good works, studying scriptures and praying invigorates my testimony of this Gospel. We should not be discouraged or fearful from doing good works. Faith and hope are terms that refer to the future, not the past. They are not terms of complacency, but of action. We don't discover life, we create it. BE GRATEFUL, HONEST AND HAVE A POSITIVE ATTITUDE. My second favorite quote is "Life should be lived in a crescendo!" Remembering to be appreciative of the things in my life is always a humbling and exhilarating experience. Being thankful on a daily basis allows me to see a honest perspective of how life really is- my grass is just as green as everyone else's. I've found that resentment is self-destructive, greed is the anti-thesis of self-interest, and bitterness never fails to destroy. Trials and experiences are learning tools to benefit from and should not be wasted. I refuse to feel jaded. I choose to be happy. "I believe in Christ, so come what may..." I know that having full trust in our Heavenly Father and being diligent in living the Gospel helps me to face forward and forge ahead in my endeavors. Moreover, I know that actively striving everyday to keep the commandments and covenants makes me undoubtedly happy.