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Hi I'm Lindsey

I live in Arizona, I am a lawyer. I just want to have my own rock band and pizza restaurant. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I passed the bar in Arizona in 2012. Then I served a full time mission for my church, because I have never liked doing things the normal way. I have a passion for music and I play the piano and the flute and sing, and I am currently teaching myself electric guitar, and I have given piano and voice lessons. Although I went to all the trouble of going to law school and becoming a lawyer, in my heart of hearts I just want to play and sing in a rock band and tour the world. I think I will still probably try to do that in my spare time. I absolutely love to read, I love spending afternoons in libraries. Other loves I have are hiking and naps, especially on a beach, rock concerts and baking and blogging. I can't settle on one thing I like to do most because if there is one thing the gospel has taught me, it is that all things are possible.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in this gospel by two amazing parents who always said, "don't take my word for it." I can remember a point in my life where I worried if they were wrong about all of it, everything, that there is no God at all. I pondered on these worries and decided to pray about it because if there was a God He would answer me like my parents had said. Well He did answer me, and ever since receiving that reassurance that God lives I have tried to live His teachings and come to know Him better and I have never ever regretted it. I can't imagine my life without the restored gospel in it. Logically I couldn't do anything else because living the gospel makes me happy. Spiritually I wouldn't do anything else because I know what I have felt and experienced, and I cannot deny it.

How I live my faith

Daily prayer and scripture study bring me closer to my Savior, and enable me to be in tune with His Spirit so that as I go throughout my day I have a peacefulness that permeates everything I do. I also try to live my faith by treating others as the Savior would, through genuinely loving and caring for people that I meet, and trying my very best to serve those in need. I attend my church meetings each week and really view it as an opportunity to study the Book of Mormon and Bible with other people. It is a great way to get different viewpoints on stories I have read a thousand times and to come closer to Jesus Christ through greater understanding of His teachings. I have had a lot of opportunities to serve others through my church attendance, from teaching children to playing the piano. I love opportunities for service and that feeling you get when you can see that little extra time you took has made someone else's day better.

Why do Mormons baptize their new members?

Lindsey
Mormons baptize new members because that is an important ordinance that is necessary to return to live with our Heavenly Father and our Savior Jesus Christ again. It is so important that Jesus Christ himself was baptized while He was upon the earth, to show the proper way it should be done. Getting baptized is a blessing because we are given the gift of the Holy Ghost, which is a gift that helps us to better understand answers to prayers and feel promptings to guide us in our life. When we get baptized we make promises to be worthy to have the Holy Ghost with us always, and we commit to living the gospel of Jesus Christ and become a member of His church. Show more Show less

Why do Mormon missionaries proselyte?

Lindsey
Mormon missionaries have exciting news they want to share with others. We are all God's children, and the gospel of Jesus Christ is upon the earth. Mormon missionaries want to help everyone hear about what the gospel is, and how it can bless them. They proselyte, or go door to door, to find those that are looking to learn more about why they are here on earth, and where they can find happiness to teach them that the answers to these questions can be found in the gospel. Show more Show less