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Hi I'm Annah

I'm a Photographer, a Representative of Christ and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'd like to think I'm a creative person. I enjoy both photography and film. I think I'd like to get into the movie business and become a director. Or maybe taking pictures with different types of perspectives would be fun. I'm kind of undecided right now. It's okay, though. Right now I'm currently busy serving a mission in Long Beach, CA. So I've got quite the adventure ahead of me. Anyways, another thing that I'm interested in is history. I actually have considered becoming an archaeologist, but the problem with that is that I don't have a logical mind. So when it came to the science part of that profession, I'd be in some trouble. So history has become the hobby in my life. When it comes to family, I'm the middle child of three daughters. My mom is a single parent, so she raised us on her own. I have to give major props for all you single parents out their! Anyway, it's a house full of women, so if you can imagine things could (and still can) get pretty emotional every now and then. I'll go ahead and admit that I'm probably the most emotional out of all of them. I'm not good at hiding my emotions. I also am a huge classics movie fan! Martin and Lewis, Abbott and Costello, Doris Day, Audrey Hepburn and so there are so many others! A huge fan! There's very little of that old magic that you see in those movies these days.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church. Of course, that doesn't mean I didn't have a choice. I have chosen to stay a member because when I image my life with out it nothing makes sense. I mean, what would be the point of life. I have so many friends who have become closer than family, they are my family, because of the church. I guess someone could argue that I'm just comfortable. But the church asks us to strive to become better people and to be good examples. Sometimes pushing my self that next step or striving to become a better person is not always comfortable. As a matter of fact it is most often a little awkward and scary. So , no, I don't stay because I'm comfortable, I stay and continue to believe so I can challenge and push my self to become better and to come closer to my Heavenly Father. That is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I have learned that there are many ways to serve. One of those ways is to accept the service that someone has offered you. I know it might be hard to understand, and a few months ago I wouldn't have understood it either. My family has been going through a hard time because my mother was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. The church, especially the women, have been right there all along. At first, I was kind of hesitant to accept help because I didn't want to be an inconvenience. As time went by I learned and accepted their charity. I realized that charity or service is a cycle. It's not only important to give service or charity, but to accept it as well. Then, both the giver and receiver can benefit from those blessings. So, I'd like to think, in a small way, that is my service, that is my calling.