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Hi I'm Roxanne

I'm a born and raised Arizonan. I love to learn. I'm an ASU student and homeowner. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm first and foremost, child number three of four in a wonderful family. I'm a college student and want to further my education as much as I can. One day soon, I hope to attain my doctorates degree in psychology. I really love to meet others and get to know their stories: where they came from, how they were raised, what difficulties they've been through, and what's strengthened them in their life. I love learning about everything. Whether it's about economics or the arts, politics or family studies, I love that you can always learn something new. I thrive on meaningful conversations and sharing funny stories. I love to be social and constantly make new friends. I like being outdoors - no matter what I'm doing. I enjoy hiking, rock climbing, swimming, and jogging.

Why I am a Mormon

Although I grew up in the church, it has taken my whole life to build up the testimony I have today. I was always taught the right principles and had great morals instilled in me from a very early age, which I am so appreciative of. But as a child, all I really knew that it was true, I just hadn't figured out why yet for myself. I can recall distinct periods in my life when a light bulb just turned on for me in my mind, and my testimony was forever strengthened at that point in time. Some examples of this came from attending young women’s, going to girls camp, moving out on my own after high school, and joining a singles ward. Bit by bit, piece by piece, it came together through incredibly trying, uplifting, and inspiring experiences where I saw the hand of the Lord in my life. And although each of those instances significantly strengthened my testimony, it wasn't until after they all happened, and I matured, that I really developed the true and solid testimony I hold now. For me, I had to be tested time and time again for me to really understand His message, and learn my lessons. I know that Heavenly Father answers our prayers. His gospel is the single most influential thing in my life and it has lifted me up in times of deep sorrow and pain. I look and cling to Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ, and the living Gospel here on the earth today because I know they're true and that they are real. There is no doubt in my mind of that in any way.

How I live my faith

I find that my favorite way to live my faith is by being an example to those around me. Its the best way to show others what I truly believe in; that way, I'm not only saying "I believe", but I can honestly show you that I believe. I hope that through my example, I will be able to show what my Church stands for to those not of our faith and then strengthen other members as well. I always attend church and church related activities, I try to participate in as many service projects as I am able to, and I serve on a committee advocating the university and institute of religion I attend to other LDS members across the nation. I am an active and involved member in my church and I love that it is so closely a part of my life.