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Hi I'm Paige

I have grown up in the church and had it as my foundation for all my life. I love family, friends, and shopping! I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a full time student studying Family and Human Development. I love learning about people and relationships. It's so fun to learn why people are they way they are and how to fix any problems. I have a wonderful family, but my parents just got divorced. With the Gospel in my life, I have been able to deal with those issues and stay positive and comforted.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I was born into it. But I have always loved learning more and more about this Gospel and everything it has to offer. I love the feelings I get when I read scripture, or hear latter-day prophets speak, or praying to my Heavenly Father. I love Jesus Christ and the Atonement he made for me and you and everyone. I would not be where I am today without the Gospel or Christ. My love for Him and my Father grows every single day, as I follow their commandments. Going through my parents divorce was rough. But I am so grateful that I have the Atonement in my life. I was able to feel comforted and know that I was not alone. Christ felt exactly what I felt, and still do feel. He is there for me and knows my pains. I can always turn to Him whenever I am not feeling too happy, and I will feel His peace.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by going to church every Sunday, partaking of the Sacrament, and participating in the various church activities. Visiting teaching is so great. I always thought it might be kind of awkward and weird, but I truly do love it now. As you serve your sister(s), you grow a love for them that you never thought could happen. You can also grow a love for your visiting teaching companion. It's important to keep up these relationships and nourish them. Also, home teaching is a great asset. I do not have a Priesthood holder living with me to give me blessings, which are needed. So thankfully I had great home teachers that could act on their Priesthood authority for the blessings I needed.

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Pray! Growing up in the Church I didn't really struggle with that. But, as I got older I wanted to learn for myself if this religion was true. I read the whole Book of Mormon, cover to cover. Then I did as Moroni instructs, which is to ask of God. I knelt down on my knees and prayed to know if what I had read was true. After I prayed, I got a great feeling letting me know that I have always known. I felt happiness and peace and love. Answers may not always come right away or in the way you expect. So it's important to listen with your heart to what the Holy Ghost has to tell you. Show more Show less