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Hi I'm Laura

I have three brothers, and no sisters, I'm studying human development, and I love peanut butter. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love being active, especially with my family. Whether it's running, swimming, hiking, wakeboarding, tubing, or playing games, if it's with my family then it's a good time. I am a college student, and I'm working on research studying gratitude. It is an amazing gift! I lifeguard and teach swimming lessons during the hot Arizona summers. One of my favorite things to do is quote movies and see if anyone can guess what movie it is from. My family has a hard time stumping me. :) I love trying out new recipes and foreign foods.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because through the Gospel of Jesus Christ, I am truly happy. One of my weaknesses is being indecisive, but when it comes to what I believe, I know for myself that Jesus is my Savior and Brother, that I am known and loved personally by my Heavenly Father, and that through Christ's perfect sacrifice, all people can be saved. I don't need someone else to tell me their opinion or make my mind up for me because I have felt the Spirit of the Lord speaking specifically to my heart, and I know that this is the true church of Christ. I have studied the scriptures over and over and I know that they are God's word written to help us, and me specifically. His miracles are endless; I see them everyday. I just hope that one day I can be able to see and comprehend all that He does for me. I know that I am a loved daughter of God and that through the Savior I can be cleansed, healed, and comforted. I know that Joseph Smith was called by God as a young, uneducated boy to bring about His eternal Plan in the most miraculous of ways. The Book of Mormon is a true record inspired of God to uphold and clarify the Bible. Together, God has blessed us with all the knowledge we need in this life. He is truly a God of mercy and pure love.

How I live my faith

Playing the piano is one of my favorite ways to feel the spirit and worship God. I also love to accompany singers because I don't sing very well, so I get to play and hear the beautiful music without having to try to hold a tune myself. I read the Book of Mormon alongside the Bible everyday before I start my homework. I can feel a real difference in my whole disposition when I put my faith before any other priorities. It makes me truly happy! I also try to find someway to serve others every day because I know how much God loves and values all of His children. He helps me see His hand in my life everyday.