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Hi I'm Amber

I'm from Utah and I graduated from Snow College. I will shortly be taking on-line classes in oreder to become an editor.

About Me

 I love to read and sing. I really like laughing and havig fun. I love being in the outdoors. I served a service mission at Heber Valley Camp, which was great and really cool because I got to serve my mission in the mountains.. I like doing crafts, but i've been gradually losing my sight so doing crafts has become a bit difficult. I love teaching. It is so neat how much you can learn while preparing to teach and also while you are teaching. My favorite color is gree closly followed by blue and yellow. I am the youngest of eight children and am single.

Why I am a Mormon

I have a rare syndrom that slowly makes me blind. From my strong faith in God I knew He could stop this. I needed to learn that God lets us go through trials so that we can become all that He would have us be. I realized God wasn’t going to stop me from going blind. I knew God could heal me but chose not to. I tried to understand why He was allowing this. I decided I was made from left overs after everyone had been created. So God wasn’t required to love me. What I had learned was true for others not me. I was of no worth. As many teens do I wouldn’t talk of what I felt and had great doubts that could have been avoided if I had told my family what I was thinking. Even though I believed Satan's lies, I wanted to do all I could to make up for what I was lacking. It took a long time and a lot of help but I now know without doubt I am of great worth and my God loves me. I see how Satan deceived me. If we fully come unto the Savior, Satan can have no power over us. Going blind has been difficult but has been beneficial. The trials I’ve faced made me who I am. I know when the Savior comes again I will be healed and see all I’ve missed. I’ve learned when facing tragedies we become bitter and depressed or draw nearer to God. We cannot choose the circumstances that befall us we can only choose what we do. What we do determines who we are. The choices I’ve made developed a strong relationship with God. I know God loves each of us perfectly. I know President Monson is God’s prophet and receives revelation for us. I know Joseph Smith was a true prophet. I know the Book of Mormon is true and changes us for the better. I know this church is true and leads to happiness.

How I live my faith

I have served in several callings over the years. For about three years I was a relief society teacher, visiting teacher, temple worker, and young single adult representive for my stake. The stake calling consisted of three seperate callings/committees. They were Institute council, 10-stake committee, and stake committee. I have also served in many other callings in different wards. I was in compassionate service, music conductor for sacrament, ward missionary, primary teacher, and conducted the music for sacrament. I currently teach the Beehives in Young Womens, am a visiting teacher, and a temple worker.

What do Mormons believe about "eternal life?"

We believe that we lived before this life on earth. We each had the opportunity to choose if we would come to earth and gain a physical body to learn and grow through experiencing life and its many trials so that we could become more like our Father in Heaven. We believe that when we die our spirit goes to a place known as the Spirit World where we will be reunited with our family who have already died. There we are free from physical pain but are still able to learn. Those who accepted the gospel on earth will be able to help teach those who did not have the opportunity to accept the gospel of Jesus Christ. After God’s work is done each of us will be judged according to our acts and desires of our hearts. Then we will be assigned to a certain kingdom which we have earned. There is a kingdom for those who were the most wicked of people. There is another kingdom for those who were good but did not accept the gospel or fell away from its teachings. Then there is one for those who accepted the gospel and endured to the end. In this highest kingdom our family units are eternal because we have been sealed as a family and have kept the promises we have made with God. We will each be judged fairly and placed where we belong. For God knows all things and is a just and merciful God. Show more Show less