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Hi I'm Eva Hansen

I Grew up in California. I'm a designer. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Eva and I’m a designer of all kinds. I graduated from BYU-Idaho with a degree in Integrated Studio Art with an Emphasis in Graphic Design. I Minored in Clothing Construction which is a true passion in my life. While in my art program I took some photography classes to fortify my graphic art and fashion design. Along with Designing I enjoy playing tennis, making others laugh through improvisational comedy. Oh yeah... and SHOES (it's a weakness). I got married on August 6th, 2011 to my sweet husband Kalen at the Oakland Temple

Why I am a Mormon

While my parents are LDS and have raised me in the church, that is only a minor part to why I have continued to live as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I saw their example in their love; love for each other and their 5 children. They taught us, cared for us, went out with us and always made sure we were going in the right direction. My family is one of the most important things to me. While a true testimony can begin with others, it really should rely on one's self. I found mine while growing up and finding my own way. I've had trials in life, as other have had and I found that there is true power in repentance and prayer. Heavenly Father wants to forgive us and that is a big part of my testimony. I also attended Brigham Young University Idaho where I had the opportunity to take Religion classes covering The Old Testament, the New Testament and the Book of Mormon. I felt that those classes were so important to my spiritual growth. It's hard to explain, but I feel that by understanding the history and the symbolism of each book, you can grow and start to understand what Heavenly Father was truly trying to teach us. A minor example (and fairly obvious) is through all of Jesus' miracles; yes it is amazing He healed the blind, but the true miracle is that He can heal the spiritually blind. I also had the opportunity to get married in the Oakland Temple to my husband. I mentioned how important family is to me and the basic principle that families can be together forever in the church is amazing. We were sealed for time and all eternity and that means our children will also be sealed when we have them; just as my husband and I are sealed to our parents. I love the church and it's teachings, that's why I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

There are many ways I (and my husband) strive to live our faith. The small things include watching our language (everywhere, not just in public) and dressing modestly and professionally. My husband and I go to church every Sunday and have the opportunity to teach the 9-11 year old boys. We hope our lessons stick a little with them, but we can't make any promises! My husband and I go to the temple at least once a month to remember the covenants we have taken there; not just for ourselves, but to each other.

Why do Mormons believe in the Bible?

Eva Hansen
I mentioned in my profile how I loved learning about the Bible at BYU-Idaho. It has so much information that any Christian should follow! Since we believe in Christ and the Bible testifies in Christ and all his divinity it is only natural for us to believe in such a Holy Book. As for my personal interest in the Bible I think by understanding the chronological order of the Bible a member should be able to understand what is happening when the Book of Mormon begins, where they are geographically, and how the timing all makes sense. While this isn't the most important part (because the spiritual lessons are what you should get out of all of it) I find it is important to know the back ground information, and be able to cross reference each book. Show more Show less