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Hi I'm Celeste

I'm a working professional, a single adult, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

In college I studied English Literature, however without a easily defined career path outlined I have instead been working with online marketing companies in the Utah Valley area. I spend my days at work and my nights entertaining my roommates with my eccentricities. I enjoy reading, craft projects, and spending time with friends and family. I grew up in a close knit and quirky family. Both of my parents grew up with hard working parents and made it a goal that they would not only provide a roof over our heads and an education, but also a knowledge of who we are and where we came from. As the oldest child in my family I had the opportunity to be taught how to be a good example for my younger siblings as we were being raised; because of this I was able to not only learn from the way in which my parents taught me, but by the continued example they showed me in teaching each of us how to be good people who enjoy serving others. Working hard at my job I have the opportunity to save money and travel. In 2011 I was able to visit five countries in the Mediterranean, including Israel. Of all the countries I visited on my three week trip I enjoyed my experiences in the city of Jerusalem the most. I was able to walk where he walked, see the Garden Tomb where he laid for 3 days, and to know that He is risen and He lives. Knowing that the Savior lived, atoned, and died for all of us is the greatest blessing in my life.

Why I am a Mormon

Growing up in the predominantly Mormon state of Utah most kids don't think about why they are a Mormon because all of their friends at school are Mormon too. I always knew that my parents taught me truth because their lives were joyful and uncomplicated. I am a Mormon because I learned through watching my parents' example and the lives of others in my life, as well as through my own personal search, that the teachings of Jesus Christ are the only way that a person can find true happiness in this life.

How I live my faith

I have served as an Employment Specialist in our YSA Stake for over two years. I enjoy helping others find work that brings them honest employ and provides them a means of income to work towards their educational and personal financial goals. I have always enjoyed serving in ways that give me the opportunity I get to work with other people to grow spiritually, to better ourselves, and also to just gather as friends and family to have fun. Event planning is also something I am involved in with my YSA Stake recently as well as many other times over the years and has been useful in my career as well. The skills I have gained in volunteering my time and efforts to help those who share my faith have made me a more marketable employee, a kinder person, and a more well rounded individual.

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

The LDS church has reached out to all people in need of assistance, no matter what their beliefs. Whether aiding in the relief efforts of a natural disaster or offering support to those in need of education, food, jobs, etc the LDS church has offered these services to all who are in need. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about "eternal life?"

Immortality is available to all who have ever lived, however exaltation and Eternal Life is available to those who accept the teachings of Christ and follow them. Through making and keeping covenants to keep Christ's commandments a person can be worthy of this exaltation in the eternities and have the opportunity to be with their family members who have also made these choices. Show more Show less