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Hi I'm Chelsea

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

At first glance, there doesn't seem to be much more to me than being a typical Mormon girl from Utah. I was raised in the church, I sing and play the piano, I love to read, I graduated high school with honors, and I am also a seminary graduate. The fact that I was raised in the church and had such a supportive, loving family has made a huge difference in my life. Although I did have this support and was taught about this gospel from a young age, it isn't the only reason that I am a Mormon. The real reason that I am a member is that I have most definitely learned for myself that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is true through prayer, scripture study, and divine revelation from God.

Why I am a Mormon

Part of the reason that I have chosen to be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is due to the good examples of my parents. They were both raised in the gospel, got married in the temple, have honored their temple covenants, and chose to raise their children in the gospel, as well. They set a wonderful example for me and my three younger sisters. While we have each gotten into a bit of trouble growing up as all kids do, we have all been pretty well behaved and stayed anchored in the gospel. We each had to gain our own testimonies, of course, and definitely had our doubts, but they were always very supportive of our decisions and encouraged us to pursue gaining our own testimonies. We attended each of our meetings every Sunday, held Family Home Evening, read our scriptures every morning as a family, and had family prayer every morning and night. My parents were also always very attentive and made sure that each of us knew how much they loved us. I know that made a huge impact in my life. They followed the counsel of the prophets and the scriptures on how to raise their family, and we most definitely benefited from it. I really gained my testimony from the encouragement of my parents. When I was 12 years old, my family was contemplating moving, and they asked me to pray about it and learn for myself whether this was what our family should do. As I was praying, my question quickly turned from, "Should we move?" to "Do you really have a plan and care about what my family does? Are you really there?" The feeling I felt as soon as I asked these questions was unlike any I had ever felt before. I knew that God loved me, that he cared about me, my family, and all of His children. I learned that He really did exist and that He had a plan for us. I learned that the LDS gospel was most definitely true. My family has been a key part of my being a member of the church and gaining a testimony.

How I live my faith

My calling or assignment in my ward is to greet each person as they enter Sunday School and make sure that they feel comfortable. Once a month, I also visit a few women in my ward with a partner and build a friendship with them. I help them with whatever they may need assistance or support with during that month. I also make sure that they know that I'm there for them and am more than willing to help them with whatever they may need. I try to send this kind of message to everyone I come in contact with, as well. I don't have to just be assigned to be kind to my neighbors; I want to be kind to everyone I encounter, whether they are of my faith or not.