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Hi I'm Morgan

I'm a student, a singer, an engineer, a missionary and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in uptown (as in uptown of what everything calls uptown) New York City. I'm a city girl through and through. I'm studying to be an electrical engineer and I absolutely love it. I also study classical voice and I love performing. Since learning how not to burn rice, I've come to love cooking, which has resulted in an increased necessity and enjoyment for exercise.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church, but that doesn't mean I don't really have a choice in my membership. I love the church; it is the one thing in my life that I never have to doubt. I always have a ward family that loves and cares about me. There is always someone I can talk to if I'm having trouble. If I'm experiencing any trials in my life, I know I can talk to my Heavenly Father and He will guide me. I have a strong testimony of this gospel. It can be hard to be the only one who has my standards; I often have to stay home because everyone's going to a party where I know there will be a lot of drugs and alcohol. There's a lot of pressure not to be chaste and do "whatever makes you happy" - YOLO and all that jazz - but I know that the standards I've been given to live by have been set for a reason. That sure knowledge gives me the strength to say no, even when all my friends are doing it. I could ramble for hours, but it's fairly simple: I know it's true and I love the church. I see no better reason to be a member than that.

How I live my faith

I am a firm believer in the power of a good example. Until I went to college, I never lived in an area with a large population of members. Often, I was the one of few (if not the only) members in the school. I'm naturally rather shy, which made loud proclamations of my faith more challenging for me. However, while boldly declaring what I believe to the world comes with difficulty, quietly living my standards has not. I made the decision when I was fairly young that no matter what my friends did, I wouldn't stop doing what I knew God had asked me to do. Knowing I had chosen this before made split second decisions easier. I knew I had decided never to drink and so, if presented with it, I can say no. By simply doing what I know is right, I've had more genuinely interested people approach me with questions about my beliefs.