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Hi I'm Courtney

I'm a Mormon. I've lived in Lakeside, AZ my entire life. I have 3 brothers, no sisters and 2 amazing parents.

About Me

I have a huge and wonderful family. I have many spectacular friends who support me in all that I do. I'm in FBLA and I'm president of my high school's Leo Club. I enjoy doing things with my friends when I'm not too busy and it saddens me when the people I love have to endure hard things. I like math, history, cooking, reading and trying out new things. I love the town I'm in. It's full of so many wonderful people.

Why I am a Mormon

I've grown up in the gospel my entire life. I've enjoyed living the gospel which provides me with a sure foundation in a crazy, fast life. In the past year or so I had trouble with my religion. I wasn't as sure of it as I used to be but I kept doing the things I needed to do and prayed for help. At the beginning of this school year my dad gave me a father's blessing. In his blessing he asked Heavenly Father for help in the areas of my life that I was struggling in. He assured me that Heavenly Father loved me and was happy with what I had done. My dad didn't know that I was struggling or what I was struggling with and his blessing assured me that Heavenly Father was in my life and that he really does love me and I'm thankful for the message he gave me.

How I live my faith

In church I answer a lot of questions asked during the lessons. I help plan activities in the Young Women's group I'm in which is a group of teenage girls that are there to help us in our times of need and to keep us active in the church. I choose good friends who don't pressure me into doing things against my religion and who will ask me questions about it from time to time. I read the scriptures everyday and pray to my Heavenly Father everyday. I ask him for guidance in this crazy world and thank him for the many blessings he give me which help me realize that even though we may struggle, he is always there for us with just the right help we need to get through it.

How are modesty and chastity related? How can parents teach their children to be modest in dress, language and behavior?

Chastity is the abstinence from partaking in immoral conduct, a part of us we are supposed to save for our future spouses. This includes thought and action even if we aren't even partaking in it. When we dress immodestly we are putting unclean thoughts into other people. These thoughts are not in tune with the law of chastity. We are also letting people know that we don't want to save ourselves for our spouse and people will pressure us more and more into partaking of this immoral conduct. Soon we will give into this pressure. When we dress modestly, we save other people from unclean thoughts and let people know that we want to remain chaste. Show more Show less