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Hi I'm Corinne

I am a twin. I love sports. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in a small town, and I loved it. I've played soccer and basketball since I was young. I played both sports in high school, and I continue to play them today. I started to spread my love of basketball and soccer with youth by coaching. I recently picked up the love of distance running, and I ran my first half marathon in September. I recently graduated from college. I want to go into Public Health and help individuals improve their health and fitness. I've played the piano since I was young, and I recently learned how to play the organ. I love spending time with my family and friends.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents raised me in the church. However, I knew I needed to gain my own personal testimony. My testimony of the Gospel of Jesus Christ began at a young age, and has been strengthened through different experiences in my life. I first came to know for myself that the gospel is true when my paternal grandmother passed away. I was seven years old, and I didn't understand why my grandma had to die. I remembered being taught at church and by my parents that if I had a question I could pray and ask my Heavenly Father to know the answer. I remember getting on my knees and sincerely asking my Heavenly Father to help me know if I could see my grandma again someday. I didn't know how long it would take to get the answer, but I had faith that I would receive an answer. My answer came at her funeral. As grandkids, we sang the hymn, "Families Can Be Together Forever". During that hymn I felt a calming feeling and an assurance that the words in that hymn are true, and that I would indeed see my grandma again because of the sealing power of the temple. Throughout my short life so far, I have continued to have experiences that have added to my testimony. These experiences have come in simple ways. By studying the gospel and living the commandments I have come to know my Savior, Jesus Christ. My relationship with Him has become my greatest source of strength. Growing up I did practically everything with my twin sister. We spent almost all of our time together. After high school we both felt like we were supposed to go to different colleges. That was a difficult transition for me. I felt alone, empty, and like a void had been left in my life. I felt like nobody knew how I felt. I prayed for help to overcome those feelings, and to feel my Savior's love for me. It was then that I came to realize the love the Savior, Jesus Christ has for all of His children. I realized I am never alone, and He always knows what I am going through. I just needed to turn to Him.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by serving those around me. I try to look for ways I can help others and fulfill their needs. I play the piano and organ for church meetings. I help organize activities for the women in my ward. When it snows I shovel the driveways of the elderly in my neighborhood, and help them with other yard work in the spring and summer. I have helped make humanitarian kits for victims of natural disasters and blankets for children.

What is faith?

Corinne
Faith is believing in things that are not seen but that we hope for. Faith takes action. We believe that one cannot say they have faith that something will happen and then do nothing to help it. For example, I can have faith that I will get a good job, but if I don't get the necessary training or if I don't actively search for a position I qualify for, then I am not properly exercising faith. Show more Show less

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Corinne
We do not worship Joseph Smith. We acknowledge him as a Prophet of God and as the one chosen to restore the gospel of Jesus Christ to the earth in this dispensation. We worship God as our Eternal Father and His son, Jesus Christ. The prophet is the one chosen to lead the affairs of the church here on this earth and acts as His mouthpiece to reveal His will to us, His children. Show more Show less