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Hi I'm Aubrey!

I LOVE to learn new things. I'm blessed with a perpetually broken heart and the strength to continue in optimism. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently a college student. And a student of life. There are so many things in this world that amaze me. And I want to learn as much as I can about them all. I completed vocational school this summer and am majoring in music at Eastern Arizona College come Spring semester. I grew up, in the outdoors really. Though we did move around a lot, most of my childhood was spent on a One Hundred, Sixty acre mountain. With an abundance of animals to care for, a couple of great large hot houses to tend, and a home without most modern conveniences. Just the three of us. Mom, Myself, and My Brother who is 5 years my senior. Through the much hardship and trial we've all faced, we've faced it together. We may possibly be the closest family you know. I love the outdoors. All of it. I love water, the mountains, the beach, the ocean. I LOVE ADVENTURE. I love to sing and dance! I am a writer, a photographer, a camper, a hiker, Ooh and I love to cook. And I love cars/engines. And sometimes, I take reeeally really long showers. K, I'm done.

Why I am a Mormon

Before I converted to the gospel, I found truth in many forms of belief. Though I was born into the church. I never considered it 'for me'. It was just something I would do now and again to make my Mom happy. But never something I really thought about. When my world began to fall apart at a very young age, the typical questions of life arose...but I only found reasons to discount the LDS religion, rather than even give it fair consideration. I searched high and low to find the answers I was looking for. But was continually dissatisfied with my existence. On one particularly critical birthday road trip, we decided to stop by an old family friend's along the journey home from Cayucos. In visiting this family, I found a light in their home...that I wanted in my life. I then discovered that they were undergoing much struggle and hardship, and yet they were so full of joy. So full of hope. I then found purpose to actually study the Book of Mormon. Then I felt it. The joy. The swelling of my heart in my chest (like the Grinch) And...then I believed. Even after my belief, my conversion has been a long rough road. I've fallen, and failed and faltered, and fallen again. But I now know with all my heart that this is the one and only religion that holds the fullness of truth in these the latter days. I know that there is a living Prophet on the earth today who holds the keys to the Gospel of Jesus Christ; Who atoned for my sins, has felt all my pain, knows me better than I know myself, and wants me to come home to Him. No matter what I do, or how many times I mess up. He wants me back. Why am I a Mormon? Because it makes sense. Because it makes me happy. But most of all, because I feel my Savior's Love. Each and every day.

How I live my faith

I currently attend a YSA (Young Single Adult) Ward; which basically just means ~Pure Awesomeness~ Young Single Adults is a program for individuals 18-30 to come together in this time of life and uplift and build one another in a great environment. I absolutely love the opportunity to surround myself with people with whom I share such important commonalities as Gospel Standards. There is almost never a day of the week empty of some amazing activity or adventure. The Spirit of Christ is abundant in nature at such events and is undeniable. My living and schooling environments don't find me so encompassed by Spiritual strength. I love to share the joy of the Gospel with any and everyone who shows an interest. Because I've seen what it can do. I am entirely addicted to studying the Holy Scriptures. Just as I am addicted to prayer. I can't go a day without them or everything will go off kilter. I know that my Heavenly Father lives and loves me. That I knew Him and all of you before I came here to this earth. That He has a plan for me in this life, and the next to follow. And that He wants me to be happy. This is ever more increasingly affirmed true to me. I hope to one day serve a full time mission, But until then, I live that I might make the same difference in someone else's life that someone else once made in mine.