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Hi I'm Aubrey

I'm a sister, daughter, aunt, nanny, and a soon-to-be missionary. I was born and raised in the state of Utah. I'm a Mormon :)

About Me

I'm Aubrey! I'm a soon-to-be missionary :) I'm currently working as a nanny. I love listening to music, playing the piano, long-boarding, spending time with family, art, and reading. My favorite author is Shannon Hale. I'm the fifth youngest in my family. I have two sisters and 3 brothers.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was young, my family would go to church together. This all changed when my parents got a divorce when I was 6 years old. The unity our family once had fell apart. We went to church off and on, but I never really know much about the gospel until a few years ago, though I was baptised. I lived with my mother for the majority of my life, up to about 3 years ago. When I would visit my dad, I would go to church with my younger sister. I never felt truly welcome or included when I would attend Young Women's, though my leaders would try their hardest. They would invite me to every activity, but I didn't believe they really wanted me there. Every time they asked I would feel really annoyed. I felt that they saw me as just some project to be worked on, not necessarily because they loved and cared about me. I also didn't have any close friends there, due to the fact that I never stayed for long, because we moved around so much. I belonged to the church, but I didn't have a strong testimony. A good friend of mine, named Rachel, brought me back into the church. She was persistent in asking me to come to activities. Many times I refused, but she never gave up on me. She made me feel that she wanted me there. Because of her sincere love and friendship, I began coming to church every Sunday. I began to read my scriptures, and have a love for them. This is when I was in 10th grade. I have felt the power of these words, "By small and simple things are great things brought to pass." Rachel did the small and simple things, which brought to pass something great. She was a friend to me. Friendship isn't hard, yet many times we forget the impact it can make on someone's life. A simple 'hello' can change a person, in turn changing a person's perspective on life. The gospel has changed my life, and the person I am becoming. I never knew what I was missing until I started living the gospel. God sends friends into our lives to inspire and motivate us.

How I live my faith

In my ward, I teach youth around 9/10 years old. I'm also a visiting teacher. Every month, I have the opportunity to visit three sisters in my ward, along with my visiting teaching companion. :)

What is the Word of Wisdom that Mormons talk about?

Aubrey
The Word of Wisdom was revelation given to Joseph Smith almost two centuries ago. It was designed to help keep our bodies and minds healthy. Our bodies are a very sacred and precious gift from our loving Heavenly Father. Rather than a list of limitations, the Word of Wisdom, if followed, brings freedom and joy. God has promised that any person who follows this law will receive physical and spiritual blessings in their life. I have been blessed in my own life by following the Word of Wisdom. Following the Word of Wisdom can be very difficult, and may feel impossible. I would like you to know that if you simply trust in God, and apply the teachings found in the Word of Wisdom, you will be blessed. You will be strengthened and God will help you. "For with God nothing shall be impossible." (Luke 1:37) To read the Word of Wisdom, please see Doctrine and Covenants 89:1-21. Show more Show less