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Hi I'm Nora

I'm a very devoted person.I'm serving a mission in Fresno.I love the gospel,I love my family and I love my friends.I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Im a pretty outgoing girl who loves life and her family.I love the gospel.Im currently serving a mission in Fresno,CA because I love it so much.I love helping others and what better way to express my love than by helping them find the happiness the gospel brings.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a mormon because when I was younger I felt like something was missing in my life, eventhough I have a great family you always come to find that theres something else that you need and you don't know exactly what it is.At one point the sister missionaries came to my door and brought with them this gift.The gift that brings joy and happiness to families and individuals.The gospel of Jesuschrist.It wasnt easy but I think anything worth fighting for is worth it.After I was baptized my life was just led to new things and guided me to be better in every way.I was able to go to a great university for school and be surrounded by some amazing people,then met some more incredible families when I got back home and helped the missionaries.Right before I was making the decision on going on a mission my mom was sent to the hospital and I think that changed my life.My mom was diagnosed with a rare blood condition that is like cancer and is very difficult to control.At that point I realized that life is important and that theres meaning behind it.That life is taken for granted sometimes but its valuable.I decided that if the Lord was willing to do so many miracles and things for my mom and my family why couldnt I do something for him and other people.Soon after that I was called to serve a mission in Fresno,CA and I know that things dont always go the way we plan,they go the way theyre supposed to be.I know that God has a plan for me, that he placed me here for a specific purpose.I know that the people I have met were put in my path and despite the difficulties and trials that occur on the mission and in life.I let my experiences define me not destroy me, they build me and shape me to who I'm supposed to be.

How I live my faith

I love helping others.I dont think theres a time when I'm happier than when I'm serving them.I've had the opportunity to serve as young woman secretary and primary teacher for the 3-4yr olds.I've loved learning from them theyre both so different.I've been able to see the changes that occur in the young women's lives and how much the little kids learn.As I apply the teachings of Jesuschrist in my own life and trust in him I'm able to feel happy.I live my life following the plan that God has for me.Although it seems unknown at times I have faith that God knows what is best for me.Its not easy but nothing good ever is for we receive blessings only after the trials of our faith.

What is being a Mormon like?

Nora
Being a mormon is fun!Theres so many good friends I've been able to meet, so many things I've been able to do.Im so thankful to be one.I've been able to really appreciate my family.My family is the most important thing I have in my life.I've learned that families are part of God's plan.He knows that we can experience the most joy and happiness when we are living his teachings and loving our families.Families can be together forever.I truly believe that.I have faith that I will see my family again after this life and I will be able to share more wonderful moments together.As my family does scripture study,service,prayer and so much more.I learn from them.Its no coincidence that I have the family that I have.I know that this is the family that I needed.Through my experiences I've come to know that God loves me and that he watches over my family and me and cares about every little detail of my life. Show more Show less