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Hi I'm Madison

I am a student, an oldest sister, and a real estate agent. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Madison. I grew up in Denver, Colorado. I am the oldest child of four. I am a student at BYU in Utah studying Construction Management. While going to school, I work as a residential real estate agent in Utah. I recently returned from Joao Pessoa, Brazil where I taught the Brazilian people about Jesus Christ. I love being a member of this church and I know that His gospel is perfect.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in Church, as did my parents, so it was a given that I was a member. There was a time that I had to decide for myself that it was true. This time for me was my freshmen year of college. I had known that some things were true in the Church during high school, but college on my own was a true test of my faith. I had many good friends who fell away from the Church this year because they realized that some scientific evidence did not make sense with the teachings of the Church. Many times I questioned some teachings in the Church too because of what these friends had told me. I knew that there was no way it could not be true because of the few things that I knew for sure to be true and because of the experiences that I had had. I knew for a surety that I have a Savior, Jesus Christ who died for me and that he loves me and knows me. There was no question that Joseph Smith was a true prophet, who in fact, did see Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ and was told to reorganize The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I knew that I had been through hard trials before and that I was able to work through them like I did because of help from my Heavenly Father through prayer and the spirit. There are many aspects of the gospel that may not make sense and seem silly, but what is most important to me is that I know that when I am doing what I am told to do in the Church, I am most happy. And happiness is all that really matters. This Church makes me happy.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by following the commandments that we are given and staying true to the covenants I have agreed to follow. Through baptism and receiving my endowments in the temple, I made a promise to strive to become more like Christ every day. I attend school and go to work like any other young adult would be doing at this age, but I stay away from inappropriate conversations, do not use inappropriate language, and don't dress in a suggestive way. Instead, I stay away from conversations that I shouldn't be participating in and I dress modestly and professionally every day. I hang out with my friends on the weekends like any other college student would, but I don't drink, do drugs, or 'party'. Instead, I hang out with friends who have the same morals as I do and I have more fun than I think I would if I was doing drugs or alcohol. I have goals to get through school and obtain a career where I can obtain a substantial amount of money like any other person would, but I do not put my career as my main goal. Instead, my main goal is to one day be married and be able to raise a few children. I hold myself to a higher law through everything that I do. I then not only go to school and work throughout the week, but I also make time to attend church for 3 hours every week with my family. I am glad that I have Sunday as a day to rest and attend church. It is a day where I am able to learn and reset goals for the week to strive to become more like Christ.