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Hi I'm Danielle

I grew up in the heat of Southern California. I love spending time in nature. I love creating music. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in a small desert, farming community in Southern California. Sea World is by far my favorite amusement park. I inherited a love of baseball from my dad and a love of the beach from my mom! I've always loved animals and the ocean. I love the earth! I love the green trees and running water. I love animals, and I love plants. I enjoy hiking, swimming, and white-water rafting. I am a big fan of recycling. I have a testimony that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is true, and I get to share it full time for 18 months!

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints all my life. I have always believed the church is true, but I didn't always appreciate how blessed I have been to have this wonderful truth. My testimony has developed in a way that has helped me to see the blessing that the church is to me. I know that it is the true and only church on this earth, and I cannot deny what I have felt to be true. Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ love me, and have always been there for me in my toughest times. Without my Heavenly Father and my Savior Jesus Christ I would fail to reach my full potential. I would fail to find joy, and I would fail to become who they want me to be. I am so grateful for God's mercy. I know the Book of Mormon contains the Word of God. It is true and it has blessed my life immensely. I know Joseph Smith truly was a prophet of God and that he did translate the Book of Mormon. This Church is true and the blessings from keeping God's commandments are real.

How I live my faith

The first thing that I think of when I hear the word "living my faith" is personal prayer and scripture study. They are the foundation to a true testimony. Although I am not perfect at it, I strive to pray and read from the scriptures every day. I try to follow the Savior's example as I live my life by serving those around me. People can feel the love of the Savior as we serve them and let them know that they are cared about. I have been blessed and privileged to be able to serve a full-time mission for 18 months of my life. In these 18 months, I have learned what it means to truly live the gospel. The gospel is not just "something" in my life. It is everything to me. I know that my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ love me, and I strive to share that with those that I meet. Everyone needs to know this most precious truth. I live my faith when I help others to come to know for themselves that they are God's children and He has a plan for them. I strive to keep the commandments and serve God willingly with all my heart. That is how we can find the greatest joy in this life!

In whom should we have faith?

Danielle
Our faith should always be centered on Jesus Christ, our Savior. We must have faith that His atoning sacrifice can and will overcome any sin or affliction we face. We must have faith that Jesus Christ is the one and only being who can help us return to our Father in Heaven through the power of the Atonement. Show more Show less