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Hi I'm Haley Edwards

I'm a Missionary serving in North Dakota Bismark Mission. I am a hard worker, a positive thinker and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am 20 years old I love spontaneous adventures. I grew up with a lot of brothers. I love playing and watching sports. I love Arizona it is where home is. I love roller coasters and road trips. I love s'mores, gelato, and popcorn. I love to laugh, and laugh hard. I can't wait to travel the world from Africa to Europe.

Why I am a Mormon

The church is true, whether you or I actually live it. It will always bring blessings. I remember a kid asked me when I was 17 why I didn't have sexual relationships outside of marriage, and I was honest with him.I listed off the physical, emotional, and spiritual damages that comes with it, I was probably a little too blunt but anyone who knows me wouldn't be too surprised. No matter what the gospel answered all of my questions, in the society we live in where women are treated as objects or desire and lust. I learned that I am of worth, and even when I forget that I have a loving Father in Heaven who loves me so much that He did not spare His son for me. So why am I a Mormon, because it allows me the opportunity to magnify who I really am. As I serve others and live my life in accordance with the gospel's teaching.

How I live my faith

I am so far from perfect, I kid you not. Some days I wake up and am shocked I am a missionary. My goal is to be the same person in the light as I am in the dark. I remember singing I'm trying to be like Jesus, and then I got older and realized that is super intimidating. So I'm starting small, I am trying to be like Nephi. I'm trying to be the person Heavenly Father wants me to be, by reaching out to those in need, saying my prayers and reading my scriptures. I live my faith by striving to come unto Christ everyday by doing the little things.

How can faith in Jesus Christ influence us in our marriages and family relationships? in our friendships?

Haley Edwards
I love this question though I am not married, at the time my family was really struggling to stay together we decided to go back to church, a few years later we were sealed in the temple for time and all eternity. I know that that as we strengthen our own testimonies it strengthens our relationships with everyone, because when we have faith in Jesus Christ we understand who He was and try to emulate his example. He loved, He lived, He suffered, He died, and He rose from the dead all for us. His death was worth our second, third, fourth, chances. We are of worth, as we strive to see our marriages, relationships, and friendships as He saw us, it will strengthen them. Show more Show less

How can we come to know our Father in Heaven?

Haley Edwards
How we can come to know our Heavenly Father is through prayer, if you look around you and back in your life He has always been there but you might've not been looking. He has carried you and supported in in the darkest and brightest times of your life. He loves you so much so that He gave His only begotten son to Live, Suffer, Atone and die for you. His son's death was worth your second chance. He wants us to communicate with Him through prayer and learn of His true nature by reading the scriptures. I know that having a relationship with our Heavenly Father is vital and helps me everyday in my life as I strive to lift, help and endure. Show more Show less

How are modesty and chastity related? How can parents teach their children to be modest in dress, language and behavior?

Haley Edwards
Modesty is an attribute of respect for not only the blessing of bodies our Father in Heaven has given us but also a respect for other around us. Same with Chasity, Heavenly Father has given us a body to respect in all aspects as we dress and act modestly, it shows others how we perceive ourselves and it also takes pressure of those around us, Modest was always Hottest. Show more Show less

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Haley Edwards
The amazing part about the church that I personally love is agency and personal revelation. We are Children of a loving Heavenly Father, who hears our prayers, If we want to know if the gospel is true, pray and pray with real intent, the answer may not come right away, but it will come. He has given us that promise. All we must do is humble ourselves and ask. Show more Show less

What is the Mormon lifestyle like? How do Mormons live?

Haley Edwards
How do we live? We live to help and uplift. We live and go on because we know we have a Father in Heaven who is aware, of us. We live because of Him. We depend on him not as a crutch but as a Child clings to their Father. We show the utmost love to Him by taking part in the atonement that He allowed His Son, His Only Begotten, to suffer and die for us. We pray and plead for guidance and protection. We bask in the joy and blessing He provides. We know He is there, and We fear no man Only God and His Son Jesus Christ. We love all, we strive to help and bear one an others burdens. But we are far from perfect. We are His and He is aware of us. Show more Show less