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Hi I'm Chelsea

I'm a cook, a photographer, a wife, a mother, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the type of person that always has to have something going, something planned to look forward to. So, I stay pretty busy. I work as a surgical assistant, I am a hairdresser, and I am a photographer. In my spare time I love, love, love to cook. My husband is attending dental school and is busy 24/7, so it is a good thing that I have a few hobbies to turn to for entertainment!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because there are so many challenges here on this earth, and I can't imagine going through trials without knowing that there is something more to life. The trials that we experience can be so challenging, and knowing that there is more after this life makes trials that are so large shrink in comparison to what lies ahead. I have the knowledge that we can be with our families for all eternity, or in other words, forever. My husband and I welcomed our first son into our family in May 2010. It was a roller coaster ride from the very beginning. At 18 weeks of pregnancy we learned that our son would probably not be able to live outside of the womb. The following months there were ups and downs, and the only way that we were able to get through it was because we felt the love of our Heavenly Father on a daily basis and had a faith of what would happen after our son left our arms. When our son was born at 36 weeks, there was so much peace. We were able to hold him and be with him for 45 minutes before he passed. There were tears, but believe it or not, some were of joy! We could feel our Savior's love and knew that even though our son could only be with us for a short time here on earth, we would get to be with him for all of eternity. I am endlessly grateful for the knowledge that I have of life after death. I am so thankful for the faith that I have in a living prophet of God, who is able to guide and direct us on this path to help us return to our Father in Heaven. I believe in the Bible and the Book of Mormon, which both tell stories of Jesus' life and previous Prophets who set an example for the way that we should live now. I am grateful for the opportunity that being a Mormon gives me to serve...it blesses my life daily. I know that by walking in Jesus Christ's footsteps, we will be able to return to live with him, and our son, once more.

How I live my faith

I live my faith each and every day, simply by service. Service is an extremely important part of our religion, not only for members of our church, but for our communities as well. Everyone in our church is given the opportunity to serve. I get to help with compassionate service, or, serving those around us who may need extra help. I am able to organize meals for new moms, for struggling families, or those who are having health problems. Also, planning visitors to meet with people who need a lift of their spirits.