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Hi I'm Angela

I grew up in California. I work and go to school. I love to sing along to music and have fun. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Growing up I played a lot of softball! Two seasons every year, you can do that in California weather, and I absolutely loved every moment of it! I have lots of brothers so I love sports! But I also love cooking, baking and just hanging out. I live with my sister, her husband and their 2 little boys! I love being able to be so close to them. I am single, in my mid 20's and living in a new place hoping for new potential and opportunities. I love/need my alone time on a daily basis! Time to read the scriptures, pray and ponder is something I hold near and dear to my heart. I work at Macy's right now and was just promoted to a supervisor just for the holiday's. I am going to school to be an accountant, but don't worry, I'm not one of those nerdy book smart people! Just have a love for making this work and accounting gives that to me.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into an LDS family. My mother was great about taking us to church and tried her best to keep all of us in the church. I did go off the path for about 6 years. I had hit rock bottom and knew there was only one thing that could relieve the physical/emotional torment I was feeling. So I got down on my knees and poured out my heart and soul. I said everything that I knew I had done wrong, pleaded for forgiveness and asked for strength and relief of this unimaginable amount of pain that I was physically and emotionally feeling. I felt amazing peace come over me and the pain decreased. I am thankful that for a short period of time when I was a teenager I started to develop a true faith in Christ and I knew that his atonement works for everyone. Knowing that no matter what Heavenly Father loves me and hears my prayers. Ever since that night I have taken baby step to developing a relationship with my Heavenly Father and actively work on getting, keeping and gaining an even stronger testimony of the gospel, Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ and their commandments. I know that my Saviour Jesus Christ suffered and died for me, and you, so that we can learn from my mistakes, repent and be forgiven. I know my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ love me and will always lead me in paths of righteousness. I know Joseph Smith was and is a true prophet of God. He gave his life so that we could have the one and only true gospel with us today. I know that the Book of Mormon is a true testament of Christ. I know the Bible is as well as long as it is translated correctly. I know that with the gift of the Holy Ghost we are all able to have it as a constant companion, guiding us through this journey, comforting us in times of need and testifies of ALL truth and light. I know that by studying the sciptures daily, saying my personal prayers and heading to the promptings I am given I will have amazing peace and joy in my life no matter what is thrown my way because of my faith in Christ.

How I live my faith

In my local singles ward I am a visiting teaching supervisor. Visiting teaching is a program set up for the woman in the church. We are assigned a few girls to visit with at least once a month and get to know. A visiting teacher is supposed to be someone you can call if you EVER need anything. I oversee that a about a dozen of the girls in the ward are visiting their girls and make sure that we are helping all of the girls in need. It is an amazing program and is very valuable. We all feel lonely or like no one cares at times, even though we know that Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ are always there for us and the Holy Ghost will help us/comfort us, but it is nice to know that at least 2 people care about you enough to check in on you and visit with you. It is really a blessing in everyones lives.

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Angela
Most of what is done within the Chruch is to help and bless the lives of non-members. The LDS church has donated more than $1 billion in cash and materials to 167 different countries who are in need of humanitarion aid since 1985. Over 50,000 missionaries are serving throughout the world today to help both members and non-members in need. As a Mormon we are taught to give service to EVERYONE in need. Show more Show less