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Hi I'm Neffy.

I am a Sophomore in college. I am a writer. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Vancouver, WA. When I was 13, my family moved to Oregon. After spending only a year there, we packed everything up and drove to Southern Utah, where I went to high school. Since I have moved around so much, I feel as though I don't have a "home." I have been blessed to have both a mother and father who love me very much. I also have two older sisters who are both happily married, and a darling nephew. Currently, I am a sophomore at a university where I am studying Creative Writing. I love to read, write, doodle, color, design, sing, and play the piano. Many people find me to be the stereotypical girlie-girl. I love dressing up in dresses and to do crazy things, but most of the time I find myself caught up in a daydream or writing.

Why I am a Mormon

My father was born into the church, but left it when he was a teenager. Through his boss, he met and courted my mother. They married in January 1984. After having my oldest sister in following year, the missionaries found the little family. My father was invited to play church softball with the local ward. Slowly, my father began to show more interest in the church, and became an active member once more. My mother was baptized in 1986. Because of this, another sister and I were born into the church. I always was a member of the church, but I didn't gain my own testimony until I was 15 at a youth conference. I didn't particularly want to go to this youth conference we went to the Manti Temple Pageant. I just didn't want to be there at all. In fact, I even cried myself to sleep the night before we left. But I had to go since it was expected of me. It wasn't until the second day when we had our testimony that I realized why I didn't want to be there Satan didn't want me to be there. I was being selfish and only thinking about the temporary. It was summer, and I might have had other places I wanted to be, but I needed to be with my ward, and I needed to be learning the gospel. I had to forget myself, and go to work.  

How I live my faith

I attend a single's ward on Sundays. I frequently play hymns on the piano for my ward, and I sing in my ward's choir as a tenor. During the week, I attend institute, or a class based on a specific aspect of the gospel. I enjoy serving others, and seek for opportunities to serve others in little ways, whether it be smiling or helping them pick up a dropped stack of books.

Are Mormons Christians?

Of course Mormons are Christians. The official name of the church is "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints." We believe in Christ! Show more Show less

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

No, we certainly do not worship Joseph Smith! We are the "Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints." We worship Christ. Joseph Smith was a prophet called of God to bring the fullness of His gospel to the world. Prophets of modern time are similar to those of the past they teach us the gospel, and all of the glory should be our Heavenly Father's, not their own.  Show more Show less