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Hi I'm Chelsea Curran

I'm a preschool teacher. I'm working on my Associate degree in Human Communications. I love to draw. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hello, my name is Chelsea Curran and I love all things bright and beautiful. I'm 19 years old and currently working on my Associate Degree in Human Communications. I'm the oldest of 2 sisters and one brother who is deceased. I aspire to be a film maker, but I also love being a preschool teacher, which is what I do now to make a living. Right now I'm going to Dixie State College in the red rocks of Southern Utah and couldn't ask for a better place to live; except for when the heat gets to 115 degrees, then I'm eager for the snow filled days I grew up in. I absolutely love to draw. I've never taken any classes, but it's a talent that I'm developing and it's a good way to keep my hands busy. To pass the time, I enjoy singing, laughing, ballroom dancing, watching movies, reading, writing, swimming, hiking, climbing, camping, being in the company of my friends and family, practicing kung fu and tai chi, and playing the piano. It's impossible for me to have a favorite food, because I love everything. But some dishes include homestyle meals, sushi, and sesame noodle stir fry. As for my favorite color, it includes the entire spectrum. If I could go anywhere, I would visit Ireland, the land of my ancestors.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into an LDS family and gew up with the teachings of the church. I've always been grateful for having the spirit and the blessings of the priesthood in my home. I understood the importance of going to church, praying and reading my scriptures my entire life, but it wasn't until recently I noticed the blessings that came from living rightously. when I was a young girl, a tragedy struck our family and our lives changed. My eight month old brother had passed away suddenly during the night and we were grief stricken for a long time. Since then, my mother has always been able to feel his spirt and it brought great comfort. I, however, couldn't recognize his spirit and often wondered what it would be like to feel his presence. It wasn't until years later I went with my young women's group to Manti, Utah to see the Mormom Miracle Pagent. Before the play started, I listened to the music playing over the speakers outside the Manti temple. As the familar song "Come thou fount of every blessing" came on, a peaceful, yet protective feeling came over me. Quickly realizing that a child passing away before they're eight are perfected in the Celestial Kingdom, I knew my baby brother wasn't a baby anymore. He was spiritually perfected as a man and Celestial being. I felt the protectivness of an older brother instead of a younger one. The day before I left for college, my mother specifically asked my brother during a family prayer for him to watch over me. After prompted to look up, she saw the spirit of full grown man who she knew to be her son put his arm around her and said, "I will never leave her side." Ever sense then I've always felt my brother's spirt as well as the holy ghost, the living Christ & my Heavenly Father. I know I'm a daughter a God and I strive to live the best I can to recieve the blessings I was promised before I came to this earth. I have a true testimony of the atonement and want nothing more than to live a rightous & virtuous life here on earth.

How I live my faith

I currently attend the young single adult ward in my area and serve in the service council as commitee chair. As a council we look for opporunties to serve both members and nonmembers alike, with the help they need. Just recently we got the ward involved in partcipating in an activity to raise money for a young girl's medical bills after she recieved a heart transplant. We encourage serving our community in many ways from canned food drives and donating blood to visiting a neighbor and sharing the gospel. As council chair, I work with other council leaders in bringing the ward together as many of us are far away from our families. We plan activities and strive to include as many as possible. With our trips to Zion and endless BBQ's, I've grown so close to the ward and we've gained such a strong family of youth. I couldn't ask for anything better.