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Hi I'm Angie

I grew up in Washington. I have a wonderful husband and a family I am so grateful for. I love to sing and learn. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a recent college graduate with a degree in Biology. I love to learn and study anything about science and the human body. I can be super nerdy. I particularly enjoyed my Neurobiology classes and am so grateful for the opportunity I had during school to work with an Autism research team. Originally, I was planning to gain an additional degree in behavioral psychology. Rather than get the degree right now though, my plan is to become a lifelong learner of child development and psychology as I will soon become a Mother and fulfill what I know to be one of the most divine roles I can hold on this earth. I am married to a wonderful man. I met him when I was 15 years old and 8 or 9 years later we started dating. Now, I get to spend every day and all of eternity with my very best friend. Honesty and trust are so important to me in all of my relationships. I love hearing about other people's life experiences and sharing my own. Life is crazy sometimes. Things don't always go as planned. Sometimes they do go as planned, and you wish you had planned better. But, if there is one thing I have learned it is that with the Lord on your side, anything is possible.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the church by wonderful parents who love the Lord and the gospel. They taught me from a young age the importance of spiritual things and were always there for me when I had questions. Like many other members, I was baptized when I was 8 years old. I never doubted that the church was true. I could feel the truth of what was spoken and it made sense to me even as a child. Although yes, the gospel can be complex, I always held strong to the simple truths I know. By the time I was in high school I started to realize that I had never taken the time to truly ask the Lord if this church was the true church. I believed it. I lived it. And like I said, it wasn't because I was doubting, I just needed that personal confirmation. So I asked him. I remember sitting in the gardens around the temple on a Sunday afternoon and praying to my Heavenly Father. Asking him if the things I believed were true. I did not receive a vision or any huge response. Like I had been taught that it would, my answer came soft and still. A peace that I can't describe filled my heart and I knew that I had always known this church, in its entirety, was true. I felt the love of my Father in Heaven so strongly. He knew me and I knew he had a plan for me. Heavenly Father's plan for me has not always been clear. I, like so many others, have had to take leaps of faith and steps into the unknown before it has been shown. But I know that by living righteously and relying on the Lord for strength and guidance, that He will always light our way. There is a song from an old youth CD that I have always loved. The first verse says, "I know little babies come from heaven... a promise of the whole human race." That is my perspective on a lot of things in life but especially the gospel. It doesn't have to be complex or difficult. Just like the song describes, there are simple truths that lead to bigger truths. So I hold tight to the things I know, and try every day to be a little bit better.

How I live my faith

I try hard to be a witness of Christ at all times. I know sometimes I fall short, but I am doing my best. I love serving in the church and have enjoyed organizing events and bringing others to Christ through both spiritual and fun activities. I love working with children in the church and hearing their sweet testimony of truth. One way that I love to share my faith is through music. I love singing hymns at church with the congregation each week and I love being given the opportunity to share a more personal testament of my feelings on the Savior through group and solo performance. I have always admired those who can write beautiful music and sometimes I attempt to write my own lyrics or poems although I have never been brave enough to share them with anyone.