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Hi I'm Natalie

I'm an American who grew up in England. I have visited 20+ countries. I want to write a novel, I love my life, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Natalie and I am the oldest and only daughter of 5 children, all of whom were born and raised in the church. I am a lover of all animals, but especially cats. I have a degree in English and was recently hired to be a flight attendant. My family was blessed to be able to live overseas and travel Europe, experiences that I became aware were so seldom given to others. It didn't occur to me how blessed I was until that lifestyle was no longer mine. My testimony is my anchor, God and His Son Jesus Christ are my rock, and this church is my salvation. Many people are confused by the type of lifestyle that I choose to lead, but I firmly believe that you have to make a choice about the type of person you want to be. Time's may get hard and there will be moments when you feel you can't possibly stick to the commitments you made to yourself. My advice to you is to take heart and push through it because pain and sorrow teach us how to feel joy!

Why I am a Mormon

I'm sure you know the phrase, "have you heard the good news?" Many churches of all denominations use this when they are trying to bring new members to their congregations, but have you ever thought about what they're saying? God IS good news! A selfless sacrifice in a garden and on a cross made by an elder brother in order to allow us to return to live with our families again for all eternity is GOOD news! I am one of the lucky few who was born into a family with knowledge of this gospel and for a period of time, while growing up, I was nurtured on the testimony of my parents. As an adult I've had to figure out for myself whether I really believe what I've been taught my whole life and here's the stone cold truth: yes, it's true, I believe it, I know it, and I live it. Nothing has ever made me happier.

How I live my faith

What I wish more people would understand is that my faith, my principles, my life...it's all a choice; a choice to believe or to not. It is a choice that I make on a daily basis. My life is not perfect, some days are better than other's, at time's I make mistakes and it takes courage to move forward, "sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I'll try again tomorrow." (Mary Anne Radmacher) These are decisions that I make on purpose because they fulfill me, they alleviate the burden that every day life leaves on my shoulders. I choose joy over sorrow and relief over suffering. To live by faith is a choice, and it's one I gladly make every day.