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Hi I'm Lindsay

I'm a Canadian Anishinaabe. I love to story-catch and to be in the great outdoors. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

When I was young my parents would pay me to write book reports about the 'Berenstain Bears' or other children's stories. Since that time, I've felt myself to be a published author earning great royalties. I love to explore the world. I moved a lot growing up because my dad is an Indigenous-advocate law professor. Moving between the Arctic, Australia, Canada, the U.S. and New Zealand I learned everyone has their own way to organize their lives. Without our families and traditions, we would be lost. Recently I left my family, friends, law-school and hiking to serve as a full-time missionary. Since then I have found more family, friends, the purpose behind law and the beauty of walking through a poor and dusty city as a representative of Jesus Christ. Basically, I love life, and I love it a little more each day!

Why I am a Mormon

At first I was a Mormon mainly because my parents were Mormons. I always respected their example and their happiness. I wanted to be like them, as imperfect as they may be. When I was 18 I went to College far away from my family. I was forced to find God on my own. There was no one else to rely on. I felt small and inadequate. I learned God listens to the pleading prayers of small people. I felt so strongly that He was there and it gave me the strength to read my scriptures and involve myself at church. Being Mormon is the difference between seeing the tree and seeing the forest. I know the answers to eternal questions: where I came from, why I'm here, where I'm going. Nothing else can give me the answers I have found in this church. These answers are what keep my smiling through it all.

How I live my faith

I live my faith through spontaneous discipline. Everyday I read my scriptures. These ancient stories live. They have taught me who God is and who I am as his daughter. I pray everyday. For me, it is not something very formal. God is my Heavenly Father. I know he wants to talk with us and I've seen his sense of humor by the way my days turn out sometimes! I go to church every Sunday. Sometimes I don't notice how much it helps me to go to church, until I stop going. My week always goes better when I put Sunday aside as a day for God. Living my faith permeates the way I see the world. Really, there isn't a time when I'm not being blessed in someway or another.