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Hi I'm Shelby

I was born and raised in beautiful colorado. I love sports and to laugh. I love my family and friends. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently a College student studying Integrative physiology. I want to become involved in sports medicine and work with professional athletes. I really enjoy watching and playing most all sports! I am a huge rockies, broncos, nuggets, and buffaloes fan! I love being outside! I really enjoy hiking, biking, swimming, boating and a lot more. I am really close with my family and am very grateful for the opportunity to grow up close to my grandparents, aunts, uncles, and my cousins who are also some of my best friends. I love the beautiful colorado mountains and love spending time in them whenever I get the chance!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the LDS religion and have been active my entire life. However, I dont think I truly gained my own strong testimony of the church until I was out of high school. I have always believed in the church and lived by the principals it has taught me, but my faith really strengthened with my age. I have gone through many trails and hard times in my life. I have truly learned to lean against the church and it is my rock and backbone through my trials. I love everything the church does for me. I know that it is the full restored church on the earth today! I know God knows who I am individually and loves me. I can feel his light and love in my life through doing what I know is right even when it seems hard. He is my father in heaven and I am his daughter! He loves all his children equally. He knows my strengths and weaknesses and uses those to help me grow to be like him. God sacrificed his son for all of us to be saved and I could not be more grateful for the mercy he shows me through the power of the atonement. I have a testimony that the Church of Jesus Christ of Ladder Day Saints is the true church and by keeping the commandments I can have eternal life and live with God and my family forever!

How I live my faith

I love living my faith! I attend church every sunday! I also attend institute classes throughout the week. I am currently attending an 8am church class before my school classes start. I love starting off my day reading from my scriptures and the Book of Mormon. It truly is a sacrifice worth it! I feel closer to my Heavenly Father with the start of every new day! I also try to read my scriptures every night before going to bed. I have had many different callings through the wards that I have been in and each has inspired me to do better not only for myself but to help those around me. God puts us in positions to help us grow individually and to touch others around us. I try to live my life with Jesus Christ constantly in mind. I try to be humble and gracious in my day to day life.

Are Mormons Christians?

Mormons are christians. We believe in Christ and worship him in our lives. He is a huge role, he is Gods son who died so all of us could be saved. Gordon B. Hinckley said, "He is our Savior and our Redeemer through whose atoning sacrifice has come the opportunity of eternal life." I love Jesus Christ and often look to him as an example in my life! Show more Show less