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Hi I'm Laura

I'm a vegetarian. I have heterochromia iridum. I enjoy listening to different music. I love my friends and family. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Laura. I am 20 years old and currently attending university. I've only just started in post-secondary, but am pretty stoked to keep learning and growing. I genuinely enjoy learning new things about the world around me. I have a massive passion and mild obsession with listening to new and different music. My very favorite is spending time with the people I care about most, my very awesome friends and family. I am finding out who I am more and more each day. There are still many things I haven't experienced and places I haven't been. I am progressing as a person and discovering where my place is in this world. Since finding and learning about the Gospel I feel like I know more about my purpose in life and where I belong.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because it's who I am; I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The truths I've found and incredible members of this Church have helped me in many ways. I began taking lessons with the missionaries just over a year ago; many of the things they taught me were familiar because one of my best friends was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. My friend and I had had many sincere talks about her faith before I spoke with the missionaries, which opened me up to listen to what they had to say. Over a couple months my brother and I visited with the missionaries and learned about the Church's history, doctrine, and what it would mean for us to be baptized in the Church. With the lessons I was given, reading the Book of Mormon, and sincere prayer I felt that this Church was true. It's been almost a year since I have been baptized and confirmed as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Being Mormon isn't easy, but it is worth it. My life has changed in many beautiful ways. We are all given trials and dark days, but having the Gospel in my life makes these burdens seem lighter. I have a lot of hope and a faith that given me strength. The truth I have about my Heavenly Father and Savior, Jesus Christ, is so precious to me.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying everyday to be the best person I can be. I try to love the people around me the best I can. I read my scriptures and pray to my Heavenly Father from my heart to express gratitude and my hopes. I was called as a ward greeter (that means I greet everyone attending our ward's church service with a smile and hand-shake early each Sunday morning). I also, along with a friend, visit and share messages with a few of the girls in our ward. These things often bring me much happiness for all that I have been so graciously blessed with.