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Hi I'm Noor

I'm an electrical engineering student. I enjoy hiking, dancing, sudden singalongs and the Italian language. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently adventuring through life as a full-time student studying Electrical Engineering and enjoying the other facets of life along the way. Although I'm studying engineering, my true dreams for a career have to do with marketing and teaching. What can I say, I'm a people person! I absolutely love the excitement of being face to face with someone with an opportunity to better their lives in some form or another. Aside from my professional dreams and aspirations, I just enjoy enjoying the little things in life. I make every day an adventure through the little things. I also enjoy getting in my truck and driving out somewhere in the outdoors for some good, old camping and hiking. There are so many beautiful places to be discovered in the outdoors. Many of my favorite memories come from some outdoor adventure with my friends, whether from growing up as a scout or sitting around a campfire telling stories and eating s'mores with friends.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in a family with parents who loved each other very much but believed quite differently. My Mom always took my brother and I to church, whereas my Dad would stay home and watch TV on Sunday. No matter what, though, they always did their best to love me and teach me correct principles. Whenever my Mom would talk with me about the principles of the church and when I read the Book of Mormon, I would feel a very peaceful feeling in my heart, and I wanted more. Then came the day that I finally read the Book of Mormon all the way through for the first time. I knelt down and asked God in prayer if the book was true, believing simply that I should get an answer if I asked (as promised in the Book of Mormon). The answer came as clear as daylight to my heart, and it was the first time I remember feeling the Lord speak to me in answer to a question. Similar experiences have continued since then, and I have been blessed again and again to feel those responses. I understand life is difficult and things don't always go the way we expect them to go. As a missionary, I struggled to understand how my imperfections could possibly be acceptable, and over time, that struggle turned into chronic, physical pain. I wondered how the Lord could allow me to suffer so much while serving Him, but those experiences turned into the best opportunities to truly learn how to trust entirely and completely in the Savior. I learned to truly feel Him walking alongside me, His strengths and perfections covering my weaknesses and imperfections. Suddenly I found myself having far greater success as a missionary and far greater love and compassion in my heart for others. I learned to truly associate with the Savior, and I now no longer remember the pain of those experiences, just the Atonement. That created a pattern for me that continues to strengthen me throughout my daily life, strength that comes from the promised blessings found by living this Gospel and seeing it proven true.

How I live my faith

I was asked to be a teacher of what is called "Gospel Doctrine" class during Sunday School for a long time, and I truly enjoyed it. Teaching in the Church is one of my true passions. Eventually, I was called to teach a missionary preparation class for the area I live in, and I always hoped and prayed that my students would truly remember that the Savior would be with them, both on their missions and always by simply living what He teaches and keeping their promises with Him. Currently, I'm serving with the men's group in my church location's boundaries as a counselor to the group president. I continue to live my life simply trying to uplift, encourage, inspire and bless as many others around me as possible. I find a lot of fulfillment in simply getting someone to smile or encouraging a friend to know that they are capable of overcoming the obstacles of life, simply by trusting in the Savior and doing what He has taught and continues to teach through His prophets in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. There is hope! There is boundless potential in people, and I know that because of the knowledge that they are children of God. Anything I can do to help people feel their potential is worth the effort.