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Hi I'm Chandler

I'm a missionary serving in the Korea Seoul mission, a daughter, a Yogi, a music-lover, an adventurer and I'm a Mormon

About Me

I have attended 3 semesters at BYU-Idaho and LOVE IT! I am studying Public Health hoping to go to PA school! I love to play music--pretty much just give me an instrument and I'll play it! I love love love to hike, rock climb, run, fish-- if it's outside in nature I'll do it! Being in God's Creations is what makes me happiest, and it's where I have gained a huge part of my testimony. I also am a die-hard Yogi and love to share it with others! For a year I've been teaching yoga while going to school, but now I've turned that part of my life over to my Heavenly Father for a year and a half to serve Him and His Children in the Korea Seoul mission! I love every part of Korea--the beautiful language, the kimchi, the humble people, and the faithful saints. Every day here is a blessing straight from Heaven and I couldn't be more grateful to be serving.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I have read the Book of Mormon and have felt the peace, enlightenment, and happiness that comes from reading it! The reason we are nicknamed "Mormon" is because of that book and I testify that it is true. It is God's word, it is what can bring you peace, comfort, reassurance, answers, and happiness. Joseph Smith--just a curious boy--saw Jesus Christ and Heavenly Father, translated the Book of Mormon, and restored Jesus Christ's perfect church. I gained that belief and testimony through reading this book and you can too!

How I live my faith

A lot of different things go into living my faith. But, among those things there is one that stands out to me the most and it's to remember that we aren't doing this alone. I think we often look at others--whether it be other members of our church, leaders, friends, family members, or anyone else--and think "I'm not doing well enough." Or maybe you just feel pressure trying to balance family life, work, church, school, and social life. What comforts me the most is found in a quote given by Elder Holland that says "The most important commandment of all time is to love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, might, mind and strength. But the most important truth of all time is that God loves you with all His heart, might, mind, and strength." We aren't doing this alone! Like D&C 123:16-17 states, all we are asked to do is "do all that lies in our power"--to work our hardest, study our hardest, live the gospel the best we can, and then we see the Lord make up for what we can't do. We sit back and see the Lord work miracles in our lives. That is a truth--and as I remember that throughout my daily life, I look at things through a different perspective. Things that seem impossible start to become possible again, and I realize "Oh, I can learn Korean!" or "I can walk just a little bit longer and talk to one more person." Whatever your "impossible" is, you can do it--with your personal strength and with the Lord's strength.