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Hi I'm Maddy

I am a member of a loving family of 8. I am a soon to be full time missionary in Richmond, Virginia. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a college student studying nutrition who loves photography, music, and writing! I love the gospel and I am excited to share it as I serve an LDS mission in Richmond Virginia for the next 18 months.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was two years old, my parents came in contact with Mormon missionaries, and loved their teachings so much, hey decided to be baptized. Although I was very young when it happened, I am very thankful that my parents made that choice. I have loved being raised with the gospel in my life, and I have benefited largely from it. I am a Mormon because I know the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day saints is the only true church on the Earth. I know by following its teachings, I can become closer to Jesus Christ, and one day return to live with my Heavenly Father. I know that Joseph Smith was s a prophet called by God, and that he restored Christ's church on the earth. I also know that we have a prophet called by God on earth today, and that he can give us council that that will help us and guide us though our lives. I love knowing why I am here on earth, and that we are part of God's plan that allows us to live with him again.

How I live my faith

I live my Faith by following the teachings of the church to the best of my ability. I know that I will never be perfect, but when I do make mistakes, I can repent. I strive to live closely to my Savior, Jesus Christ, and in a way that is pleasing to my Heavenly Father. I try to use the talents that He has given me to bless others' lives.

What is the Mormon lifestyle like? How do Mormons live?

The "Mormon lifestyle" is simply one that brings us closer to our savior Jesus Christ, and our Heavenly Father. We strive to live in a way that always allows us to have His spirit as our constant companion. This includes attending a church service weekly on Sundays, various activities for youth like weekly youth group or early morning seminary attendance, and family nights once a week. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is centered around Jesus Christ, so we try to make everything we do centered around Him. Show more Show less