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Hi I'm Clare Vaterlaus

I love to golf. I speak Albanian. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a spicy go-getter. Since I can remember my motto in life has been, "I do what I want." I grew up in Boise, Idaho. I am an avid golfer and will golf anywhere, including abandoned subways, streets, mountains, deserts and even golf courses. I love to longboard, snowboard, kneeboard, and I am really good at watching television and movies. I am a Utah State Student studying Speech Communication and Computer Science. I returned from a mission in November of 2011. I was first called to serve in Tirana Albania. After spending three months in the Mission Training Center learning Albanian, I was reassigned to serve in Rochester New York. I had the opportunity to give tours at the sacred sites in Palmyra, blogged for the world, and walked the streets of Rochester. After 10 months I was to ill to stay, and I was honorably released. It was a very hard thing to go through, but through that experience I truly learned that I am a daughter of God and he loves me!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I prayed about it and I learned for myself that it was true. I did not always have a testimony of the gospel of Jesus Christ. My testimony grew when my friend started to take the discussions. She was a non-member that had kind of dragged me into it. I was a stubborn college kid that wanted to enjoy the world before me. As I listened to the Sister Missionaries, while hiding in the kitchen, as they taught her I could feel the spirit that I had not felt in some time. I know what it is like to live with out it and to live with it. I can not tell you how happy I am with it. Life without it is okay, but it is something that I could never give up. Life is hard, but I have learned I can do hard things!

How I live my faith

My current calling is on an activities committee. I help plan events for the women in my ward. On my own time I also continue my young women's blog that I started while serving a mission.