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Hi I'm Devon Martin

I am a California girl. I am a full time Marine Biology student. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am 21 years old, and I am a full time marine biology student. I have already graduated with my associates degree in Biological Sciences and am itching to finish my Bachelors. I love going to school and I love to learn new things, but I also love to travel. Last year I was able to attned a Study Abroad Progam in London England and I lived there for three months, as well as had the opportunity to travel to six other countries. I had such a blast and was able to learn a lot about life and myself.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a science major, so I happen to be a very logical person. Some people might ask, "How can you know all that you do about chemistry and biology, and still believe in God?" The answer to that is, studying science has only increased my faith that there is a God. As I have studied the vast ecosystems and the tiny molecules, everything points to the existance of a Supreme Creator. How could this perfect earth come into existance through a series of coincidental occurances? A coincidence is a scientific anomoly, and this earth, as well us the inhabitants of it, are not a coincidence. The human race is not a coincidence. I know that Heavenly Father created us for a purpose. He loves us all so much and wanted us to come to earth and experince life and the joys of living. He created the mountains, the beautiful meadows and glorious stars. And He created us in His image. I am so thankful that God gave us this beautiful earth for us to live in and enjoy! I am a Mormon because of the peace the Gospel of Jesus Christ brings to me. It is so comforting to know that I have a loving Father in Heaven who truly wants what is best for me. He knows who I am and gave me a purpose here on earth. I know that God lives! I know that He sent His Son, Jesus Christ so that we might learn from His perfect example and that we might recieve forgivness from our sins and then return to live with God in His presence. I know that Joseph Smith is a true prophet of God and he was called to bring forth this glorious gospel in these latter days. Joseph is a great example to me becuase even with all of the trials and persecution he faced, he still remained faithful. If this gosple was not true, why did Joseph keep going? Why did he die for this cause? Becuase he knew that this work was from God and that this gospel would bring salvation and joy to the world. And he was right, this gospel has brought me every joy in the world!

How I live my faith

I love giving service, and being a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints makes it very easy for me to do so. It seems that every week I have the opportunity to be of service to someone else, whether it be helping an individual or serving in my communittee, there is always something to be done. I have also had the opportunity plan, organize and carry-out many activities and conferences for members of the church in my local area. This was a great experience and I was able to learn so much about how I can help others, and also learn what I am capable of as an individual.