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Hi I'm Diana!

I live in Georgia. I am a lot of things, but one will always stay the same: I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I am Vietnamese and am currently a sophomore in high school. I love attending Church every Sunday! Our branch is so close and we're a big happy family. Since I'm still a young girl, there's not many amazing, big things I can do in life... yet! I'm just doing my best of trying to live the gospel to the fullest. I plan on going to BYU someday and later on becoming a missionary. Afterwards, I hope to fall in love and be married in the Salt Lake City Temple for time and all eternity. All I want to do is fulfill a life of happiness. I have 2 younger brothers and I love the color pink. I have my mind and heart set on becoming a news correspondent for CNN one day. My Plan B would be to become an English professor. I love to read; books are magical things! They can take you to a whole 'nother world! I have recently taken up guitar and am loving it. If I had a chance to go back in time, the first person I would want to meet would be Jesus Christ, my savior whom I love, cherish, adore, and am grateful for. I love meeting new people and sharing the word of Christ however I can. I also LOVE singing; whenever you see me, I'll probably me humming a tune or just plain singing out loud. If I'm quiet, I'm probably thinking of a favorite song of mine. I also love to dance! Though I am terrible at it. I dance to have fun and feel free! I also love to laugh. Laughter can brighten your spirits and is scientifically proven to boost your immune system! Make me laugh and I will instantly love you.

Why I am a Mormon

The holy ghost testifies that this church is true to me. I can feel it within my heart and soul. I feel the safest and happiest at times when I know I've chosen the right decision, one of which was to be baptized into this amazing church. The church has helped me to know my self-worth, to set high standards and to know my morals and values. It's guided and protected me from straying off Heavenly Father's path for me. The scriptures that I read spark emotions that I simply cannot deny. Before I was a member, I used to go to all these different Churches and I came to the realization that the only place where I actually wanted to be was The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I finally felt like I had a solid, beautiful relationship with my Heavenly Father when I joined the church. So why am I a Mormon? It's because I feel like it's the only place where I truly belong.

How I live my faith

Well, I follow the 10 commandments and Word of Wisdom like any valiant young woman should be doing. I strive to set the best example of what a Latter-Day Saint young woman should be with everyone I'm around. I use Christ as my role-model. I plan lessons to teach the young women class month. I read my scriptures regularly and keep a scripture journal to record my thoughts and ponderings. I also help plan out Church activities like Christmas parties, or something fun. I conduct the music every Sunday for Sacrament. It's a lot of fun, I really enjoy it! Except, my arm feels like it's gonna like fall off every now and then; it gets really tiring. But, I guess that's how I relate to the hymn "Put your shoulder to the wheel"! Yes, I am corny. You should know that, it's one of my specialties.

Why do Mormons perform baptisms for the dead?

Diana!
The answer to this isn't simple. By answering this, we also answer the question of what Mormons believe happens to our spirits after we die. Well, the the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints believe that after death, our souls are separated from our bodies and we enter a spirit world. That place is where the people who have passed away on Earth wait. Some might not be members of the Church because maybe they never had a chance to learn about it on Earth. They wait there to be baptized, but how? Well, because our Heavenly Father loves ALL of us, he is fair to all His children. With that being said, we as living Latter-Day saints have a duty to baptize all the people who have passed away so they don't have to wait anymore. In the spirit world, they can either choose to accept or reject this gift. We might not be able to baptize all of the dead, but the solution to that is a whole other story. Show more Show less