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Hi I'm Chelsee

I love the color GREEN, I LOVE my family, and I'm what you call a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Utah my whole life and I love it!! Best snow on Earth! I come from a family of 6. Me, two brothers, one sister, and a mom and dad whom I love dearly. I was born into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and I am so grateful that I have been able to grow up in the teachings of Jesus Christ. I don't know where I would be without it. I recently served a full-time mission for 18 months in the BEAUTIFUL California Anaheim mission, Spanish speaking. La Iglesia es verdadera! It has been the best 18 months of my life!!! ...so far :) I love spending time outdoors, having fun with my family and friends! I love to draw and be creative. I may not be the best artist, but I love what I do and I do what I love. I am, however, a little obsessed with the color green. I can't let a painting go by without puting a little green in it somewhere. I love building things and fixing them with my own two hands. It gives me such a great sense of accomplishment! Other than my family, nothing puts a bigger smile on my face than service! "When you are in the service of your fellow beings, you are only in the service of your God." It's what keeps me happy, inside and out!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I was baptized when I was 8 years old. That is the age of accountability. Growing up in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints I knew only a few things; the church is true, Joseph Smith was a true Prophet, I love my family, Heavenly Father loves me, and I am going to be baptized when I turn 8. That was what I believed when I was younger. And even if I didn't know exactly what it meant to be baptized I knew that I was doing what I was supposed to be doing. I started with a very simple, very small testimony, or knowledge of my faith in Jesus Christ. But through the example of my parent's and special experiences I have had in my life my testimony has grown to be my life! And it continues to grow, I don't know everything there is to know about the mysteries of God, but I do know that He is my Heavenly Father and He loves me. I know that He wants and knows what is best for me. I know that as I continue learning and living the teachings of Jesus Christ I will continue to be more happy each day and that I will return to live with my Heavenly Father and with my family again. Families are forever!

How I live my faith

I live my faith in many different ways. I served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day saints. That means I was one of those people with the black and white name-tags that shows up on your doorstep bringing you the great news of the Restoration of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. And why did I do that? Well, if you knew the cure for cancer wouldn't you be doing the same thing? I have seen this gospel "cure" my life and the life of many others. All I want is to share it with all that will listen. I have grown a greater understanding of the love of the Lord and I LOVE sharing it with the world! I continue sharing the gospel in different ways now. I share it through service and example, through love and compassion.

Why do Mormons baptize their new members?

Chelsee
It's not a question of "Why do Mormons baptize their new members?", it's more "Why are new members of the Mormon church baptized?" First and foremost baptism is a special covenant, or promise we make with God that we will follow Jesus Christ and His example for us. We will accept Him as our Savior and do our best to follow His commandments and be faithful till the end. All mankind must be baptized to be able to receive a remission of their sins and return to live with our Heavenly Father again. Show more Show less