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Hi I'm Inna.

I'm a dancer, a returned missionary from the Utah St. George Mission, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

25. Served in the Utah St. George Mission April '10-October '11. Wife of Jerome Joseph "Jay Jay" Calica. Mother of an adorable Pomeranian/Yorkie named Koda Bear. Family. Disneyland. Hula. Peacock colors. Cloud watching. Clear starry skies. Penguins. People watching. Adventures. Hammocks. Car drives with the windows down & music playing. Daydreaming. Epiphanies & ironies. Journal writing. Photography. These are a few of my favorite things.

Why I am a Mormon

It wasn't easy growing up without any LDS people my age. It resulted in me getting caught up in the world and prioritizing other things over God and my family. I thought I was happy, but little did I know that it was all temporary happiness. My senior year in high school, my dance/drill team and I took a trip over to Hawai'i and we visited the Polynesian Cultural Center. I felt such a strong spirit there and I felt like I wanted to belong there. I tried my best in getting admitted to BYU-Hawai'i just so I can dance over at the PCC, which meant making up 4 years of seminary work and taking college classes two weeks after I graduated high school. Just when I thought I couldn't do it anymore, I got admitted and I was on my way of making the biggest change in my life. BYU-Hawai'i helped me live the standards I wasn't used to living and most importantly, it surrounded me with good people that had the same values as me. About half a year later I found myself deciding to go on a mission, which was shocking for me, my parents, and anyone that knew me. Once I started my mission, that's when I realized that it was the best decision I could've made. I have NEVER been this happy before in my life and nothing can compare to the experiences I've had. I am a Mormon because I have come to learn that I am a daughter of a loving Heavenly Father who knows each and every one of us personally. He had a plan for me and it was much better than what I had planned for myself. Agency has to be one of the BEST gifts that He has given us. That freedom to choose for ourselves helps me see how much trust and love He has for us.

How I live my faith

Words can't express how much I love the Gospel of Jesus Christ, so I decided to just show it through my actions and serve the Lord for 18 months.

What is the Atonement of Jesus Christ? Why was it necessary for Jesus Christ to sacrifice His life?

The Atonement of Jesus Christ consists of three parts: Jesus Christ suffering for our sins in the Garden of Gethsemane, His crucifixion, and His Resurrection three days later. When He prayed in the Garden of Gethsemane, He prayed specifically for me and specifically for you so we can be forgiven for any sins we were to commit while on this earth. We aren't perfect nor are we ever gonna be, which is why our Father in Heaven sent His Only Begotten Son down for us so we can have a way to come back to Him again. It was necessary for Jesus Christ to sacrifice His life for us because we wouldn't have been able to come back to Heavenly Father's presence on our own; we needed that help. Jesus Christ asked forgiveness for our sins way before we were even born. That shows how much He loves us. Show more Show less