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Hi I'm Shelli

I'm a nurse, I love bacon, I'm a missionary and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I am a missionary serving in North Carolina. I love to cook, rock climb, dance and spend time with my awesome friends and family. I love music, and I am trying to teach myself to play the guitar. I recently finished my AS in nursing and when I finish my mission I hope to finish my Bachelors in nursing, or maybe go to culinary school. I am from Utah and I LOVE mountains! My family is my rock, and I am blessed to have 5 brothers and 4 sisters and 2 stellar parents. Our house is a zoo, with something always going on. Our faith in Jesus Christ pulls us together and helps us to be closer. I would be lost without my family, and they are great!

Why I am a Mormon

Through the gospel I have come to know my savior Jesus Christ and his infinite atonement. It is that life saving ordinance that propels me through this life. I am a Mormon because it is My Savior’s church and that by abiding by its precepts I can come to live with him again and achieve happiness beyond all expression. Keeping the commandments and following his word allows me to feel his guidance in my life and know that I AM NOT ALONE! I know my Father in Heaven possess a love for me that is strong and will last no matter the mistakes I may make. I am never beyond his reach or help. I know that the gospel is the path that will lead me home to live with Him again.

How I live my faith

I am a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day saints serving in North Carolina. I live my faith everyday as I strive to help others come closer to their heavenly Father and their Savior Jesus Christ. I know there are many people in the world today who are searching for meaning in their lives, and the gospel of Jesus Christ can bless them. Through my mission the Lord is allowing me to help show others the way to come closer to him.

Why is authority to perform a baptism important?

Without the authority, or power of God, baptism is not a saving ordinance. Authority is what changes a baptism from a dunk in the pool into the first step along a path that leads us to happiness in our Heavenly Fathers kingdom. Just like you would not accept a speeding ticket from the ice-cream man, it is essential to be sure that we are baptized by someone who holds the preisthood authority of God. Through Joseph Smith the priesthood was again given to man on earth, and we as children of God can take advantage of that blessing. Show more Show less