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Hi I'm Chrizelle

I am South African, a wife and a mother. I have freckles and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am South African. I have one sister. Our parents were divorced and when I was 13 my mother died. Since then I have attended college and earned a degree. I also married my eternal companion in the Salt Lake City temple. Now I am a mother. I love spending time with my family and making memories with them. In my dreams I am a midwife, helping women in impoverished nations.

Why I am a Mormon

My mother joined the church when I was five. But I gained a real testimony when I was 17. At that moment, I knew Jesus Christ loved me and was aware of my needs. I believe he atoned for my sins, meaning He took away my sins. I have a testimony of The Book of Mormon and that Joseph Smith restored the fulness of the gospel. I love that I can make and keep sacred covenants with Heavenly Father, these I make during big events like being sealed (married) in the temple, or on a weekly basis when I take the sacrament to remember the Lord's atonement for me. The restored gospel teaches that families can be together forever. I want to be with my husband and little boy forever. And I want to see my mother again. I know that through Jesus Christ this will be granted. The gospel is for everyone and that is what I love most!

How I live my faith

I would like to be able to say that I offer my life as a living sacrifice to the Lord in helping His children here on earth. Sometimes those children are my closest friends and family and at other times it may be a perfect stranger. But I have mostly served by volunteering in my community. When I was younger I volunteered at orphanages, hospitals and retirement homes. Sometimes we would raise funds. I have taught children at church and adults in Sunday school. Visiting teaching has been a constant calling, where we visit women in our local congregation, making sure their physical and spiritual needs are met. My husband and I also make an effort to donate a generous fast offering. A fast offering is when you donate the value of two meals per person in your family, this money will usually go toward the immediate welfare of your local congregation members. Although I have been on the giving end of the service spectrum, I know and believe that I have received far more than I have ever given. I have been visited, ministered to, donated to and cared for by members of the Church or people of other faiths.