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Hi I'm Hannah

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the oldest of three siblings. I'm a college student at Brigham Young University, where I am studying Spanish and TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). I enjoy salsa and country dancing, running, working as a hairstylist, playing guitar, soccer, tennis and teaching English classes. My faith in Jesus Christ and knowledge that His Church is on the earth again today brings me immense happiness. It infuses my daily life with meaning because the purpose of life is clear to me.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I felt like it was the right decision. My parents have always taken me to church and I decided that I should be baptized when I was 8 years old. As I grew up, I wanted to seek a stronger testimony that this Church was really the right place to be a part of. I took time to seriously read the Book of Mormon and ask God if the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was Christ's true church.I can't deny that God answered that question time and time again through the Holy Ghost. It felt right, I felt peace and living the Gospel brought me happiness. Those good feelings have remained as I actively pursue a closer relationship with God through daily obedience to His commandments from the scriptures and through His living prophet.

How I live my faith

One of the things I love to do is serve others! There's a feeling that comes with helping other people that I can't get in any other way. I also pay attention to my thoughts throughout the day. I try to be aware of the things that God inspires me to do, whether that comes when I am studying the scriptures or on my way to class. I strive to put the things of God first and make sure I don't ever get too busy to go to church and help other people. When I do that, I really feel that God is pleased with me and the Holy Ghost is present in my life. I know that when I am obedient to what God asks me to do I receive the blessings He has promised me and I feel lasting joy!

What blessings can you receive from reading the Book of Mormon, the Bible, and other scriptures?

I am so grateful for the scriptures! Truly studying the scriptures blesses me in so many ways. I get answers to questions or struggles I may be going through. Also, the words help me understand how I need to live my life so I can live with my family and God in heaven again someday. I find peace, comfort, happiness, and strength from scripture study. I've really enjoyed studying the Old Testament, New Testament and Book of Mormon and realizing that God does not change over time. His love is so complete, from beginning to end, and I feel that when I read about His children from times past. The scriptures give me examples of righteous living that inspire me, and the blessings that the faithful can have are very motivating for me. Show more Show less