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Hi I'm Heidi

I'm a Mormon and I love it!

About Me

I'm currently serving a mission in the Missouri Independence Mission and am loving it! Before the mission, I went to Brigham Young University for 3 years majoring in Human Development. I went on an internship to Romania that helped me develop a love for people of all walks of life. I love being social and having fun! I love hiking, volleyball, soccer, Frisbee, rock climbing, or anything active and/or outside. I play the flute and piccolo. I come from a family of 10 and love them all so much!

Why I am a Mormon

I have been raised in the Lds atmosphere my entire life. Ever since I can remember, my family had family prayer, family home evening every Monday night, went to church on Sunday, and focused our family life around the gospel. Until I was about 14, I relied immensely on my parent's testimony of the gospel. I did all the "mormon" stuff because that was what everyone else was doing and it had become kind of a habit. In my teenage years, I went through experiences that allowed me to gain my own testimony. I learned that it was through the gospel of Jesus Christ that I could find comfort and eternal joy. I am not perfect. But I know that God is helping me every step of the way back to him and that one day I will become perfect through Jesus Christ. This happiness I have in my life is because of God and Jesus Christ and through my own knowledge I know the joy I feel can be experienced by all who come unto him!

How I live my faith

The programs in the church are wonderful opportunities to serve those around me and to strengthen my testimony of Jesus Christ. One of these opportunities is called visiting teaching. I also live my faith by trying to be a Christ-like example in all that I do. I think the best way of teaching is by example. I also try living my faith by serving those around me. One of the greatest ways to become closer to Christ is through helping others. No small act of kindness goes unnoticed. Prayer, Scripture reading, attending church every Sunday to renew my covenants, and attending the temple are ways I live my faith and help me grow closer to Christ and receive true happiness!