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Hi I'm Shelby

I'm a daughter, a sister, a musician, a lover of kids and sports and a good time, a best friend, a child of God and I'm a Mormon!!

About Me

I am attending Utah Valley University, I am the oldest of 4 kids and I LOVE my family!! My parents are some of the most amazing people I know and if it weren't for them I wouldn't be who I am today! I love music, I play the piano and sing and mess around a bit on the guitar! I love sports, volleyball and softball being my two favorites, but I love watching and supporting my brother play soccer! I love children and and am planning on working with preschool age kids and younger! I firmly believe kids have a special connection with our Heavenly Father! I love reading and most of all I love spending time with the people I care about most!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into this gospel and so when the time came for me to get baptized I really couldn't think of anything I would rather do. As I got older and struggled to find who I am I never once doubted the truthfulness of the gospel. I have always known my Savior lives and that He died for each of us individually. As I have studied and prayed and talked with my family, and best friends I have gained a knowledge that Heavenly Father knows each of us and loves every single one of His children! He is always giving us the things we need, when we need them most!!! (not necessarily what we want!) He knows whats best for us, and I know He wants us all to return to Him again! There is no doubt in my mind or in my heart that this is the restored gospel of Jesus Christ! Since I have moved away from home the gospel has become my lifeline! I can't imagine life without the influence of a loving Heavenly Father and the sacrifice of Jesus Christ! My heart and soul rejoice in this gospel and I know that my Redeemer Lives!!!

How I live my faith

I live my faith by actively striving to gain more knowledge of my Savior. I strive to read and study my scriptures daily, along with daily prayer on my knees! I love giving kind, compassionate service to those around me! In the past I have been called as the President of the 12-13 year-old-girls as well as the 14-15 and 16-18 year old girls! I have helped plan stake wide activities for the youth and I have participated in sacrament meetings on more the one occasion! I love sharing the Gospel... as I share the things that I have learned with those I love I can feel my testimony growing stronger and stronger! I am serving a mission in Atlanta Georgia and cannot think of a better way to show the Lord my love for him. I love to play/sing church songs and the power of music never fails to touch the hearts of those hearing it! I live my faith daily by striving to be a daughter Heavenly Father can be proud of!

What is being a Mormon like?

Being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is amazing!! I wouldn't trade my membership in this church, my testimony of the restored gospel, for anything! We were sent to this earth to gain a body and to someday return back to our Father in Heaven, this gospel aids in our return! Being able to have the Holy Ghost as a constant companion, to have a ward family to lean on, and to know that my family, and the family i will help create can be sealed together for time and all eternity is one of the greatest blessings i can think of! Show more Show less