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Hi I'm Christianne Bennett

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a 20 year old college student attending Brigham Young University. I love reading, running, sports, cooking and baking, music, and being with my friends and family. My dreams are to attend law school and eventually become a Constitutional attorney and a history professor at a college once a week. Although these dreams mean a lot to me, I plan on being a stay at home Mom as soon as I have children and my husband and I are able to support a lifestyle in which only one of us is employed.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the LDS church, however, my Father is a convert and therefore that side of the family does not share my same religious beliefs. This has caused me, ever since I can remember to ask myself if this is what I really believe. I have always made sure through thought, prayer, and research that I am not in this church purely because my immediate family is. I can testify that I absolutely know this church is true, while I respect others of other religions and can see that they offer so much good, I do believe that God the Father, and Jesus Christ appeared to Joseph Smith and that our church offers the fulness of the gospel. Knowing that I am a daughter of God and I have a purpose and will someday return to my Father in Heaven if I am righteous on this earth, gives me so much motivation to be the very best I can. The knowledge that our Savior died for us and that through Him I can live with my family forever fills me with gratitude and awe. My testimony is not something that can be mathematically explained or logically thought through. It is something that I have come to through a great deal of study and prayer. The gospel of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is the most important aspect of my life and as long as I stay strong in that and close to my Heavenly Father, it provides me with the strength to handle whatever trials may come my way.

How I live my faith

In the church every member in good standing has the opportunity to do his/her part in their local part of the church. The church assigns these duties and you do them until they tell you it is no longer your duty. My duty (which we call callings) is visiting teaching supervisor. Visiting teaching is an organization among the women of the church that enables us to watch out for one another and ensure everyone has a friend. Two women are assigned to usually two women whom they have the opportunity to visit each month. In these visits, they share a spiritual or uplifting thought and make sure that that woman is doing ok. Their role is to pray for at watch out for these women that they are assigned to. This organization is called visiting teaching and this is a role every woman belonging to the church has. My role as visiting teaching supervisor is to do my visiting teaching, but also to ask if others are doing theirs, my responsibility is to see if they need help or if there is something more that the woman they visit teach need. Having responsibilities in the church helps you to feel apart of it and helps you to grow closer to your Father in Heaven as you prayerfully seek how to better perform your calling.