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Hi I'm Aimee Findley

I'm from Las Vegas, I love theatre, loud music and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love art. All kinds. I'm not particularly talented at anything but some of my favorite memories are plays, concerts, art shows, and ballets. I will be going to school to learn more about technical theatre. It is my passion. I love building (with power tools), painting, sweeping, anything I can do to make something more beautiful and realistic.

Why I am a Mormon

I fully decided to be a member of this church when I was 17. There were things I struggled with in my life. My family was not perfect growing up and when I was about 13 it felt like my world had crashed around me. I spent a lot of time in my youth being angry about life. I wasn't interested in anything, it was hard to focus on school work. I dreaded doing even the simplest tasks. I found little to no enjoyment out of the different circumstances that this life offers. When I was 17 I remember being in church, and previous to this day I felt like I was not going to attend or practice religion anymore. I felt like no one truly cared about me and that this life had no purpose. I remember just feeling betrayed by family members and close friends. I felt like I was never going to be able to trust anyone again. I was attending a Sunday school class with girls that were my same age. There were three of us in that class and our teacher was talking to us about why she went to church and chose to be a disciple of Christ. It isn't important what she said to me or why she had decided to join. What stuck out to me the most about that day is how I felt while she was talking. As she was telling us this story my heart was filled with conviction that God loved me, more than I even loved myself at that point. I felt his love for me at that moment stronger than I ever had before. And I think it was because I finally was willing to believe that I was worthy of his love. There is a scripture in the book of mormon that is very similar to this experience. It is a man named Alma talking after he is forgiven of his sins, he says "and oh, what joy, and what marvelous light I did behold; yea, my soul was filled with joy as exceeding as was my pain!" (alma 36:20) I knew that day that God loved me and accepted me for who I was. After I decided to follow Christ's example in everything I felt more joy and satisfaction out of life than I ever did before. I love this church, I know it's true.

How I live my faith

Right now I'm serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Mississippi Jackson mission. As a missionary we follow a rigorous schedule, focused on inviting others to come unto Christ. Much of my time is spent talking to people that I have never met before about our Savior Jesus Christ. This is a wonderful work that I have been allowed to participate in. The desire to go on a mission started when I was 18. My brother had returned home earlier that year from Montana and he had such a passion for the scriptures and for learning about the doctrine of Christ. I had never seen a love for God like that in him before. It inspired me to know that when we sacrifice a few things and focus our lives on coming closer to Christ, we allow ourselves to be shaped by our savior.