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Hi I'm Randi J.

I grew up in San Diego. I'm afraid of clowns and car crashes. I never thought I would belong to a religion but... I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am 20 years old, a Junior at Utah Valley University majoring in Integrated Studies of Psychology and Hospitality Management, and am planning on being a wedding and event coordinator. I manage a tanning salon full-time, and do an internship at a wedding venue near my apartment complex. I have a younger sister who is also up here going to school, a mom and a dad who live back in San Diego, and a black lab named Shadow that I love with all my heart. I have a boyfriend named Mason Rose who deserves that absolute best, but for some reason chose to be with me. He is my best friend, and the biggest blessing in my life. He will return home from serving the Lord in 4 short months. I haven't seen him since March 2010. I lived in San Diego, California until my family moved to Richfield, Utah when I was 14. When we moved to Richfield it didn't take long for my sister to convert to the LDS faith. Our parents were members but they didn't agree with what the church taught so we grew up in a home without religion. She was baptized when she was 13. I got baptized 2 weeks before my 16th birthday.

Why I am a Mormon

My name is Randi Jashelle Dunn and I was born on November 18th, 1990 in San Diego, CA. On October 28th, 2006 in Richfield, UT I was baptized. I was the second member of my family to become an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I chose to be baptized after I lost two of my good friends in a tragic car accident. The week after the accident, during the viewings and funerals, I noticed a special light in my friends that was unfamiliar to me. They were so calm and at peace with the death of our friends, which left me confused and curious. So I began to ask them questions, and I wanted to know how to get the comfort they had. Then they introduced me to the missionaries, who began to answer my questions. I liked that the church taught me that I could see my friends again in Heaven. This comforted me during a very sad, very hard time in my life. I also liked that when I made promises to God to live the way He wanted me to, that He promised to bless my life and help me make important decisions through the power of the Holy Ghost.

How I live my faith

I live my faith every day. Church is not just a place that I go on Sundays, it is who I am! I go through each day looking for opportunities to serve others. Whether I am listening to a roommate vent, or helping someone carry books, or laundry, or maybe even giving someone a compliment or holding the door open for them... I love serving others, because that is what Christ did during his time on Earth. I live my faith by being a constant example to those around me. I watch my language, and my attitude. I don't cuss, or take the Lord's name in vein, I am respectful to those around me, and try to have an optimistic countenance all the times. I put others before myself. I want to make other people around me happy, and make sure that they are taken care of before I do what I need to for myself. This is called charity. I live each day with a hope and faith that no matter what trials or obstacles come into my life Heavenly Father will take care of me. I know that He knows me as an individual, and He knows my name and face, and that He has a plan for me. So I trust in Him every day, that no matter how hard things get, that He will watch out for me, and lead me in the right direction, as long as I continue to live the way He wants me to. I live my faith my trusting in my Heavenly Father and His son Jesus Christ.