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Hi I'm Lauren Kerr

I'm a student, traveler, chocolate-lover and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm currently a student at my dream school, Brigham Young University, studying Communication Disorders. I love rock climbing, hiking, camping, and pretty much everything mountain related. A passion of mine is traveling, and I've been lucky enough to spend time in ten different countries, seeing amazing sights and learning a lot about our world. When I'm not outdoors or traveling, you could probably find me at a piano running through my favorite sonatas, or curled up on a couch with a fuzzy blanket and a good book. I love to paint, sketch, and write. If I'm up for doing dishes, I enjoy whipping up a new recipe for a yummy treat. I'm a lover of all things chocolate, and I love finding new ways to bake with it. All of these things are ways to describe me, but above all, the most important thing "about me" is simply that I am happy.

Why I am a Mormon

I feel as if I would be lost without my religion. Because I am Mormon, I know my purpose here on earth. I know where I came from, and I know where I am going. It gives me so much comfort to know that I am never alone. I have gained a testimony over the years that my Heavenly Father loves me so much. He is happy when I am happy. He is disappointed when I am distanced from him. Because I love my Heavenly Father, I am determined to live righteously, so that He is never disappointed in me. Mormonism is so much more than a religion to me. It is my religion, yes, but it is also my purpose for living, the very reason I exist. I am nothing without my faith.

How I live my faith

I live my faith simply by striving to follow Christ. Before I make a decision, I try to think to myself, "what would Christ have me do?" I pray on a daily basis to become closer to my Heavenly Father and His son, Jesus Christ. I decided at a young age not to lower my standards for any reason. And though sometimes it has been hard, I have seen blessing in my life from not wavering when temptation comes along. Even though I no longer live at home with my parents, I continue to live my faith by attending church every week, and doing the things that I know will please Heavenly Father and bring me closer to him.