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Hi I'm Amy

I'm a softball player. A preschool teacher. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

In my life there have always been two compelling things my love for Jesus Christ and sports. It is through these that I find the most joy. My faith in Jesus Christ has helped me move forward through life even with all my discouragements and successes. It is through my desire to play sports that my relationship with Jesus Christ has also become stronger. Throughout my life, my father has always brought me to the baseball or softball field, so it has been something I have enjoyed from a very young age and it allows me to make friends and grow in ways I could not have done alone. I have played professional softball and before that at the collegiate level. There has never been anything so trying and motivating for me than to play at the collegiate level. It is through this that I have gained a college education and made some amazing friends that will last forever. I learned that there comes a time that we need to stand up for what we personally believe in and that sometimes we are alone, but that does not make you wrong. My family is a big part of my life without them life would be unfulfilled. I find my greatest love and support from them. I am now a preschool teacher to a group of 4 year old children, and try to help them see the good in themselves. Because we all need to have something positive in this world and it is important that we show it to others now matter how small they are.

Why I am a Mormon

I have always had the blessing of being a part of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints it has influenced every part of my life and I have chosen to continue to be a member of His church, because there has never been anywhere else that I have felt the continual spirit of peace. When I study His teachings not only in the Book of Mormon but the Bible as well everything makes sense. When I talk to God through my prayers I know He hears me and when I do my part to listen He brings me the comfort I seek. It has been a hard road being in school and being away from the comfort of my family, but our church is the same no matter where you are in the world. Our structure, our lessons, our doctrine is the same and I love it. In this world of constant uncertainty it is wonderful to know that I have a sure place to go. I know the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the Lord's kingdom here today as a result of reading the scriptures, praying, and always feeling a spirit of love and peace.

How I live my faith

The best way I have found to live my faith is by example. The phrase, "actions speak louder than words", to me is true. People are always watching each other and if there is something I can do to make goodness triumph over the evil than I want to do it. As a member of the church, it is my responsibility to visit a group of people from my ward every month, at least once. And I have found great joy in doing that because it allows me to break down barriers. I am there to be there friend no matter the circumstance and that is important. In my life as a single adult we have the chance to get together on Mondays and share in recreational activities and uplift each other. Being around other people who are trying to do the same things is great. It is a time to help each other grow spiritually and physically. In this world, of continually changing values, I also strive to be consistent in my actions, and I feel that is very important to do.

What is a ward/stake/branch?

A ward is a group of people who live in the same geographical boundry that attend church together, in the same building during the same time. A branch is just a small ward. A stake is made up of a certain number of wards. Every ward is like a family and we all continually strive to help and lift each other. Show more Show less

Do you really believe there is a prophet like Moses alive today?

Yes, God, our Heavenly Father loves us. It only makes sense that He would guide us through a propeht today as He did of old. Show more Show less