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Hi I'm Cherisse

I am a Reiki Practioner, a lover of music, dancing , and food. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am in my early 30's. I am a single woman with many interests. I am a Reiki Practitioner, and a student of Massage. I currently work as an office clerk 5 days a week, on top of school 3 days a week. I play piano, saxophone, and I love to sing and arrange music. I want to learn to play the guitar. I also have a passion for dance, I was a jazz dancer in high school, and now love to learn social dances, especially of the latin variety. I love being in the kitchen and creating wonderful concoctions that tantalize the taste buds and please the senses. I have never lived anywhere longer than 5 years. Grew up in Beautiful British Columbia, Canada, lived in 4 different towns between the ages of 0-18. I have lived also in Alberta and the North West Territories. I served a mission in the south of England for 18 months. After graduating from high school I decided to embark on a path of finding myself in the workplace. I started out in Retail, worked in the Hospitality Industry, in the Oil Fields, and at a Bank. I have always been interested in taking a holistic approach to health, and have known for the past 5 years that becoming a holistic health practitioner would be my learning and professional path for the rest of my life. I am really excited to learn more about massage and add theoretical study to match the intuition, and other gifts and talents that I already have and use to help those around me in my life.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born to amazing parents who raised me in the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and I am very thankful for that. Growing up in a Christian home has given me a firm foundation upon which I can build my life. There comes a time in everyone’s life where they start to question the belief system with which they were raised. I think for me this started to happen in my early teens and leading on to today. Don’t get me wrong I have received witness upon witness of the truthfulness of the gospel of Jesus Christ and know with assurrety that this is His church restored to the earth in its fullness. But we are encouraged to search out the truth for ourselves. I have often lived in areas where the church was smaller, and that has really made me look at what I believe, and why I believe it. I went to other churches with friends that I had in their congregations talked with their ministers and priests, then took my studies to the scriptures The Holy Bible, and the Book of Mormon to learn for myself and then ask my Father in Heaven what I should do, as prompted in James chapter 1 verse 5. I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints because I have studied and found the doctrines contained therein to be correct, I have prayed to my Father in Heaven and received the peace and assurance that my chosen path is correct, and have experienced so many things that testify to me of the truthfulness of the Gospel. That is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

How I live my faith is by being as active in church activities and meetings as possible. I work with the young women in my congregation to set and accomplish goals in a program called Personal Progress. I am a member of my church choir, and enjoy organizing and performing smaller musical numbers for our church meetings. I attend the temple as often as I can and find it a blessing to be able to serve my fellow man, and Father in Heaven in His House. I try to live my life with Jesus Christ as an exemplar. As I have studied His life, what most stands out to me is His total acceptance of those around Him no matter what their situation or station in life. He loved the sinner just as much as he loved his disciples. That is how I try to live my life being open and accepting of all those with whom I come in contact with. I might not agree with or approve of their chosen lifestyle, or past and present decisions they have made, but I try to see them as Christ would see them and feel the love that he has for them. I have read it more than once that we are his hands on this earth and we are to do his work. I hope that I am helping him accomplish His work.