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Hi I'm Shawntae

I'm energetic, I love to run, I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a senior in college getting ready to graduate in December with my degree in Communication. I love to run, hike, wakeboard, snowboard, watch sports and just about anything else where I am outside! I love to find myself serving those who I am around and being able to help anyone who may need it. I look to find the positive in all things, and I love to learn!

Why I am a Mormon

When I was 13 years old, I was able to meet some girls at school, who are now my best friends. We started becoming really close, and they ended up starting to invite me to church activities. I loved the feeling I had when I was at their homes and at church with them. I knew there was something special and I did not know it at the time but the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints was going to feel the void I had been feeling in my life. I started to take the missionary discussions and I was baptized about 5 months after taking the discussions. When I knelt down to pray to ask if the church was true, I could not deny the feelings I felt confirming my question that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints was true. I knew that I wanted to be baptized and that being a member of the only true church on this earth today was going to change my life. I was able to be baptized 9 days before I turned 14, and it was the best gift that I could have ever received. After being a member of the church for almost 9 years my testimony continues to go, I continue to grow and I know that I made the right decision at 13 to be baptized. I know that my Heavenly Father loves me, and has a plan for me. I know that we are all daughters and sons of our Heavenly Father's, he knows each of us, he wants the best for us and he has a plan for each of us.

How I live my faith

I have the great opportunity to serve in a missionary program in my singles ward. I am a sunday school teacher to those in my ward talking about principles of the gospel.I love being able to better learn of the gospel, teaching those in my ward and strengthening my testimony. Every month I get to go with my visiting teaching companion and visit with with women in the ward. It is a great ward to be able to get to know each other better as women and being able to serve, grow, and learn together.

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Family is important to Mormons because we are able to grow together as a family and strengthen one another. Knowing that you always have support from your family and that you can always depend on them is very comforting. When you know that you are going to be with your family eternally brings so much happiness because they will be there for everything in your life, through the good times and the bad times. Even if, you are the only member or active member in your family you are able to be a constant example to them and helping them with things that they might be going through. This is the situation that I am in, my parents are both less active and my brother is not a member. I take every chance that I can to be able to share my testimony with them and to share with them what I would do, using my knowledge of the gospel and how I would overcome an obstacle. I love my family with all of my heart, and I would do anything for them. Show more Show less