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Hi I'm Liberty

I've played flute for five years. I'm a blast and I love people. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I go to a local high school and love it so much. My favorite things to go include goofing off with friends, dancing like an idiot, eating lots of food, writing stories, and playing the flute. My parents divorced when I was six years old, and it was really tough. My father had gotten into drugs and alcohol and left the LDS Church. He's gotten multiple DUIs and been in prison a few times. It's taken a lot for my family and I to recover. However, my mother is now married to a wonderful man, and my three siblings and I get along great with his four children. My dad is now recovering and has been sober for two years, I'm very proud of him and hope to see him soon. I have a good life; school is an easy thing for me, I love my friends, and I'm happy. I believe the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints plays a huge part in my happiness.

Why I am a Mormon

I really love my church. It brings so much happiness into my life. All of it makes so much sense to me. I'm the kind of person that really questions what I'm being told, and it is hard to find out what is the truth when God has made it unclear to us so we may learn for ourselves. I weigh things out in my heart and in my mind and decide if I agree with it, if it's the truth, and if I like it. I love that we can be forever sealed to our loved ones, through all eternity by going to the temple. I've studied other religions, and it doesn't make sense to me that after we die, we can go to heaven or hell, but we go alone. I hope that when I go to heaven (by continuing to make the right choices) that I'm greeted by God and His Son, Jesus Christ, and my family and spouse in addition to them. The plan of salvation and happiness - what happens before you come to earth and where you go after you die - makes a ton of sense to me, and brings me joy to know where I came from and where I'm going. I guess if you sum it all up, I'm a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints because it makes me happy and I know it's the true church.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by living the way God would like me to. I am a genuinely nice person, and do my best to brighten the lives of others. I read my scriptures often; I try to read them once a day. Right now, I'm working on finishing the Old Testament, and I've already read the Doctrine and Covenants. I pray before I go to sleep and am working on saying my prayers before school each morning. I'm always trying to improve myself. My job for my church at the moment is as a counselor in seminary class at school. Seminary is an LDS religion class that I take at my high school. Going to this class is another way I live my faith. In seminary, we learn about the scriptures (this year, we're focusing on the first half of the Bible) and basic beliefs of the LDS church. Basically what I do as a counselor in this class is to make sure everyone in class feels welcome and loved, make sure class is started on time, and help with lesson plans for my teacher. Service is also a large part of the Mormon church. I serve as an english teacher's assistant at my local high school; helping grade papers, making tests and such. This is helpful not only to her, but also to me because I am considering teaching as a profession. My church believes that when we are in the service of our fellow man, we are in the service of God. I know that and serving my peers helps me, the people around me, and is required for us by Heavenly Father.