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Hi I'm Juliana

I'm a country girl. I'm a writer. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a very happy and outgoing person. I love people! I'm a college student working on my English Major and focus areas in Communications and photography. I love outdoor activities, especially hiking, biking, snowshoeing and anything with horses. I was home-schooled from kindergarten through high school. I love to travel and volunteering wherever I go. I'm preparing for a full-time mission and eventually to be a wife and mother.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I've felt the Spirit tell me that this church and the gospel we believe is absolutely true. I love my Heavenly Father and His Son, the Savior Jesus Christ. They help me in so many ways every day. I could not be who I am without them. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints makes me happy and I love being happy. There are wonderful people to meet and a lot of opportunities to serve, which makes me me a better person. Everything good is here! One of my favorite things to learn about is the doctrine of eternal families through sealing in the temple. I love my family and I want to be with them forever. I know that through the blessings of the temple, this can happen.

How I live my faith

I try to live each day the way that Christ would. I love looking for ways to serve, from volunteering in my community to singing songs with one of my little sisters. I am preparing to serve a mission in the California San Jose Mission! I am so excited to share my testimony and love of this gospel with the people in California. I'm preparing for my mission by re-reading the Book of Mormon and creating a more personal relationship with Heavenly Father and the Savior Jesus Christ.

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

Juliana
I see God in His creations all over this earth. The details of the plants and the insects all speak of a mind more creative than any human mind, and much more detail than anything that could have come from a cosmic crash. When I watch the clouds on a summer day or the stars on a clear fall night, I know there is a Being out there, more glorious than I can imagine, and when I think how He created me too, and He loves ME, more than all the stars, plants or mountains, I just have to kneel and bow my head and try to thank Him in the only way I can. Show more Show less

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Juliana
No! But we are invited and welcomed to do so at appropriate times. Young men who have graduated from high school or the equivalent and are at least 18, and who hold the Priesthood, have a duty to share the gospel. But health problems and other things can sometimes keep them from serving. Young women who are 19 or older are encouraged if they so desire. I am 19 and am preparing to serve in the California San Jose Mission. I'm thrilled for the opportunity to spend 18 months sharing what I love and know to be true! And mature couples who have the time, money and desire to serve are very much appreciated. But no one is forced to serve. There are many ways to share the gospel. It's a work that we do with Christ and for Him. If you love Christ, you're invited to serve. Show more Show less