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Hi I'm Natalie Cherie

I'm a folk dancer, writer, composer/musician, and kick-boxer. I plan on changing the world and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a college student who seems to have to little time to do everything. I've always wanted to be a life time student and study everything from Music: Composition, English, Law, Dance, Exercise Science, and French to anything else that caught my fancy. I love trying new things and am always up for a challenge. Thinking is my favorite hobby and I've always identified as a true Renaissance Woman. If I could live in an attic in France and have the time to read poetry, compose music, write my history, learn languages, contemplate the secrets of the universe, and have an occasional epic kick box session I'd be perfectly content. In other words I just love being me. I like going on adventures. I plan on making my life an adventure worth talking about, so feel free to come along with me. In my opinion one can never have too many friends or too many adventures, after all life is making memories. You see, "Ships at a distance have every man's wish on board." So in my opinion it's time to pull in our horizons, bring our ships to port, and remember, "the greater the struggle, the more glorious the triumph." So let the adventures begin.

Why I am a Mormon

Ever since I was little I’ve always been intrigued by the idea of being worthy of history. It has since become my goal, and though my dream of being a regular Joan of Arc or Florence Nightingale may never be realized, being a Mormon has led me to what I’d like to call my Quest. This “Quest” has been my constant train of thought since before I can remember and I’ve wondered, time and time again, what lies in store for me? What is my purpose and why have I experienced the ever-flowing stream of hardships I have been called upon to bear? As I look back over the years of my relatively short existence thus far I notice that I have been consistently refined in the furnace of affliction, and though that process is often painful and always difficult, I once again notice that I now sincerely hope that I will be chosen to remain there. It is all too clear to me how dependent I am upon the Lord’s grace and atonement; for my weaknesses are before my face and my reliance on Him humbles me to the dust. I feel honored that He has chosen me as a representative of Him and hope to always live in a way to honor Him and His love and trust in me. With these thoughts in mind I felt a peculiar urging that I was but a small means to bring about something great. I still do not understand the significance of me or of my current story, but I do know that if my purpose is to bring comfort to but one person with whom I can empathize through my past experiences I will have been successful in my Quest. If I can bring peace, hope, joy, understanding, and perspective to but one person because of my story then I will have been successful in my Quest. If I can inspire but one person to endure, to strive to be better, and to reach for the unreachable, through my story, then I will have been successful in my Quest. And if I can, through my story, testify to but one person of the divinity and infinite love and atonement of our Savior, Jesus Christ then I will have been successful in my Quest.

How I live my faith

I've always thought it would be grand to be a martyr for the cause. I have since discovered that my calling might be to live for Christ. How do I do this? By staying close to my Savior. I stay close to my Savior through communication. Talking to God is one of my favorite times of the day, I will often go running down by the Twin Falls Temple and meditate by the fountains so that I can feel the peace there. The best way to live my faith though, is to live openly. I try to make sure that who I am is synonymous with what I believe. For this reason I've created my own Title of Liberty so that people will know what I believe and how I will live: I am a disciple of Christ. I will always stand for truth, regardless of the consequences. I believe, I know, and now I will act. In defense of my Spirit I will diligently study the scriptures, learning lessons from a people of long ago. I will have meaningful and conversational prayer with my Father in Heaven every day so as to stay within the reach of the Holy Spirit so that my footsteps might be guided towards consistent righteousness. In loyalty to my God I will go to the temple every week and move forth this work on both sides of the veil. I will keep my body physically fit and my mind sharp and learned so that I might more fully pursue my infinite potential and be prepared to do whatever the Lord asks of me at any moment. In pursuit of my life's purpose and mission, I will seek to learn from every experience and every trial. I will seek to live every moment to the fullest and love more than my greatest capacity to love. And if I touch but one soul I will have been successful in my quest. In bold declaration of my faith I will publish glad tidings and peace. Jesus Christ is our Savior and I know he will deliver me, though the very jaws of Hell gape open, ready to swallow my being, for I am on his errand and nothing can stop this work from rolling forth to the four corners of the Earth. I am ready to stand.