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Hi I'm Melanie

I love to travel. I design costumes and make my own clothes in my spare time. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a college student. I am studying costume design and business. I love them both and enjoy being both creative and intellectual. I love to sew. I recently spent a summer sewing for a professional theater and absolutely loved it. When I have spare time (which is not too often) I like to make my own clothes. There is nothing like someone telling you that they like something you have created. I also like to travel. Road-trips are fantastic. I appreciate both the quiet, peaceful, stillness of nature and the rush of the city. I always take opportunities to do new things.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. My parents are members of the church and as I grew up, I learned from them and their examples of faith and charity. But, there came a time when I had to decide for myself. When I moved away to college, I could no longer just depend on the testimony and faith of my parents. I had to know for myself. As I began to really read and search the scriptures and to pray with the faith that I would get an answer, God provided opportunities for my faith to grow. He put people in my path that would be good examples of the kind of person I wanted to be and that taught me how to be that person. I had many faith building experiences grow out of opportunities that I had previously never expected to have. As I put my faith in God and in Christ, my prayers were answered in a way that was completely different than what I expected. It was better than what I expected. I know that God is our Heavenly Father and that He loves us. He wants us to progress and and have great fulfillment both in this life and in the life hereafter. I know that His plans for us are far greater than the plans that we have for ourselves. I know that we are children of God and that, as His children, we have the potential to become like Him. I know that as we put our trust in Him, he will guide us and will provide the opportunities that we need to fulfill that divine potential. I know that Jesus Christ is the redeemer of the world. I know that He lives. I now that through the Atonement, He understands us perfectly. He knows and understands every trial, every disappointment, every pain, and every sorrow, that we have had. If we turn to Him, we will be able to find the peace and comfort to do withstand anything.

How I live my faith

I am currently living my faith by serving as a representative of the Lord, Jesus Christ. I know that as I am trying to help others come unto Christ and find the same happiness and direction that I have found, He guides my steps. I know that the experiences I am having and the things that I am learning right now will prepare me to be a servant of Christ for the rest of my life.