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Hi I'm Sydnie

I am a quirky, complex 22 year old with an intense imagination and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

As Quentin Crisp once stated "Style is a terrible thing to happen to anybody"- -Which is why I consider my own originality to be so abundantly complex. I am single and living on my own in Michigan with a fat cat at my side and parents about eight blocks away. I am a big fan of reading and am often called a bookworm; and such is one of the simple aspects that cause me to strive to becoming an English major. I enjoy writing and have the imagination to benefit it. My goals in life are striving to lead those who are around me closer unto Christ, to become a good mother worthy of my husband and children, and to be an author of literature. Learning coincides with breathing air to me, and thus it is severely required in my life.

Why I am a Mormon

There has nothing been more fulfilling in my life like the Mormon church. I am a literal witness of the divine authority of the priesthood the men in my faith uphold. I have never healed so much from my own illnesses, weaknesses, and inadequacies than I have with this Gospel comprised with the divine goodness of our Heavenly Father. I know for a surety that this is the true Gospel of Jesus Christ. I was blessed so much by my Heavenly Father by being born into the faith; but I have had my downfalls and indeed once I fell away due to a phase of rebellion. Even in my days of refusing to have the Mormon faith in my life though; I never doubted that this is the true faith and Gospel of Jesus Christ. And now that I am striving along my path with the Mormon faith by my side; I can unequivocally say that nothing has blessed my life so much! The spirit of the Lord is with this Gospel more than any other faith I have looked into, and I truly value it for what it is: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. And there is nothing more fulfilling than having the Savior as the cornerstone and the very foundation of the way you live, love, and laugh.

How I live my faith

I live my faith as honestly as I can. I want to please my Heavenly Father and show Him that I am willing to be His servant. I am the Second Counselor in the Young Womens program (Young Women ages 12-17) and I am doing my best to make sure I distribute every opportunity to love and teach those girls. Though I have been in the calling a short time, I can already see the blessings God has given me. I go to church Sunday morning and do my best to participate in our little church and try to never deny myself the opportunity to teach whenever I am needed. On Tuesday I go to the mutual activities we have set up for the girls; these include an hour and a half of pure fun with the girls in doing some sort of sport or teaching them how to cook, sew, or clean. It is a time we really try to show them of their Divine Nature and importance in Heavenly Father’s plan. The rest of my week is consists of learning and studying to achieve my educational goals. Every morning right as I wake up, I pray to my Heavenly Father, and do the same when I am ready to go to bed. I read my Scriptures daily and always try to say to myself “What would Jesus Do?” or “If the Savior were here, would I do this?” If I find myself in any and every situation I face in life

Are there restrictions based on race or color concerning who can join The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and have the priesthood?

Sydnie
Heavenly Father is no respecter of persons meaning in the sense that He does not focus on race, color, or class. We are all His children and He loves and accepts every one of us. We strive for the same Everyone is welcome with open arms into our church, just as the Savior would have done so. The priesthood is set up to be held by good, god fearing men who will use it's divine power worthily- the way our Heavenly Father would have us use it. The priesthood was given unto men like Adam, Moses, and Aaron. It was also held by the Apostles of Christ who was the one to give it unto them and the Book of Mormon has revealed to us it was given unto worthy men in the Ancient Americas. Though men are the ones to uphold the priesthood, women also have the responsibility to make sure that the men around them are using it as often as it is needed and that they are doing so worthily with an eye single to the glory of God. Show more Show less