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Hi I'm McKayl

I'm a Georgian. I am a Middle Grades Urban Education Major. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a natural teacher, a lifelong learner, an environmentalist, and an active advocate for freedom and liberty! I am a Middle Grades Urban Education Major and love to be around the kids I teach (the difficult ones are my favorites). As far as hobbies go, I recently learned about barefoot running and am happily shedding the shoes and running around my neighborhood. I love listening to symphony orchestras. I sing all the time. I love the feeling and scent of a breeze wafting off of a lake or an ocean. I love being outside. I am very into natural health, and eat organic whenever I can. I believe that God provided everything we need to survive here on earth and that manmade medicines hurt more than they help. I would love to grow my own garden, and I cannot wait until I have the space to do it!

Why I am a Mormon

I choose to remain a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints because I know, through trial and error, that no other church, organization, or pastime will bring the fullness of the joy of Christ to my life. This is the church of Jesus Christ restored upon the earth in the latter days.

How I live my faith

I live a busy day-to-day schedule incorporating church activity, student teaching, university classes, working at a local restaurant, political activism, cooking, cleaning, and other responsiblities/activities. I am a young single adult, so I attend in a small congregation created specifically for others of the same age group (18-30). I coordinate activities and lessons for every Monday night, and have been blessed to get to know everyone in my congregation by doing so. I sing in the choir and am trying to magnify the opportunities I have to serve. I strive to live a Christlike life, and to be worthy to feel the spirit at all times. I recently had a great experience that I would love to share. Last week I was able to be the answer to a prayer of a guy with two flat tires. He was on the way to a major meeting in the city, and had happened to leave his cell phone at home. Although I have absolutely no mechanical skills, and know absolutely nothing about cars, I was able to offer my dinky little prepaid phone and arrange for his car to be towed. I felt great, he was very thankful, and the service started me off in a wonderful mood. The experience was an affirmation of the joy of service, the reality of prayer and the Holy Ghost, and the existence of my Heavenly Father. I will never know if I can be the answer to a prayer if I do not make myself available. Heavenly Father prepared me that day with 30 minutes of extra time, and a cell phone. By small means are great things accomplished. People at work and school often comment that I am happy all the time and that there is just something different about me. I am glad to shine with the light of Christ and hope to one day be worthy of eternal life with my Heavenly Father.