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Hi I'm Chloe.

I'm an Indiana girl, attending BYU, hoping to one day be a therapist for children with autism. I'm a mormon.

About Me

This is the time of my life that I am trying to figure out my "about me" box myself. I am just starting life on my own and all of my morals, beliefs, and goals are being put to the test as I figure out what kind of person I want to be. I love working with children with disabilities, running, reading, listening to music, and watching scary movies. There are many aspects of my life that need figuring out, such as what I want to do for a career, where I want to live, who I am going to marry, and how I will live my life. I may wonder whether I made the right choices or not, but there are other things that I will never question: family, the Gospel, and my loving Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. I will always remember how much my family cares about me, the amazing Spirit I feel when I live my life according to the teachings of the prophets, that I am a daughter of God, and because he loves me so much, He sent His son to atone for my sins so that I can have the opportunity to return to Him again someday. These are the things that truly describe me as a person and no matter what I decide to do, who I decide to marry, or where I decide to live, I will always have these truths to guide me in becoming the person I want to be.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents raised me in the church, they taught me about the Gospel, Jesus Christ, and the Book of Mormon at an early age, and they prepared me to get baptized when I was eight. Some would say that I am a Mormon because my parents raised me to be one, but that is not the case. I did base my testimony of the church off of my parent's testimonies at first, but as I have grown up, my parents have encouraged me to find out if I truly believe that everything they taught me was true. One of the main doctrines of the LDS church is the concept of agency, or having the right to choose right from wrong. God wants us all to gain testimonies of our own and come to love Him, His Gospel, and all His children because we want to, not because our parents or anyone else wants us to. I have felt the Spirit testify to me personally of the truthfulness of the church, and I have seen the many blessings that come from being a part of it. I know that Joseph Smith was a true prophet of God, chosen to restore the Gospel on the earth. I know that the Book of Mormon is the word of God through His prophets. I know that the Lord spoke to prophets of old, and He continues to speak to prophets today. President Thomas S. Monson receives revelation directly from God to guide people all over the world. My testimony of these things has been a result of my own experiences, personal scripture study, and prayer. I know them to be true, and that is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

When I think of how I can best live my life according to my faith, I think of missionary work. I can see the blessings that come from living a righteous life every day, and I know the enormous blessings that will come in the future from living a righteous life as well. I know that if I live worthy, I will be able to live with my family for eternity, in the presence of our Heavenly Father and Christ. This knowledge gives me great happiness and comfort, and to keep this to myself would be wrong. I want to share the Gospel with everyone so that they can be as happy as I am. I am not old enough to serve a full-time mission yet, but I am preparing to do that by living righteously and being worthy to have the Spirit. I talk to coworkers and friends about the Gospel when I get the chance, and I listen and answer sincerely when they have questions. I serve others by helping those around me when they are having a hard time, reaching out to those who aren't usually included, and volunteering with special needs children every week. I have an enormous love for children with disabilities and I want to dedicate my life to helping them by being a therapist and teaching everyone about autism. God wants each and every one of his sons and daughters to return to Him, and the only way they can is if they accept the Gospel into their lives and live righteously. I want to do everything I can to make this happen, and missionary work is how I will do that.