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Hi I'm Cheyenne

I've grown up active in the church and I'm proud to be a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Cheyenne and I'm from a beautiful small town in the Rockies. Here, the rivers run cold, the grass is green, and there's always a mountain waiting to be climbed. The natural world is very intriguing to me. I love to learn about the Earth and how it was formed and knowing that all of God's creations, including us, are here for a reason. The joy of living in this beautiful world is discovering that reason, and who I am and where I'm going. What I've discovered about myself so far is that I love to learn. It's enjoyable to understand how things in this world work and it keeps me thinking and always curious (not always a good thing). I also like to work. Watching the sun go down and climbing into a warm bed at night isn't worth a whole lot unless it's well deserved through work. Whether it be school work or physical labor, it is satisfying. The adventurous side of me loves mountaineering trips, winter skiing, stargazing, cave spelunking, white-water rafting, long road trips, and the ocean (even though I've only been once). My mellow side enjoys painting and drawing, acting in musicals, playing piano, and my life would be incomplete without a book. I just finished a year at BYU-Idaho and plan to study Geology when I get home from preaching the gospel in the Arkansas Bentonville mission.

Why I am a Mormon

I am only one person in comparison to 7 billion people on the planet and the billions that have come before. I am just a speck compared to the rest of the cosmos. In comparison to all of God's glory and magnificent creations, I know that I am nothing; yet, it's a beautiful concept to know that I matter everything to God, as do the rest of His children. Just as a pearl starts out as only a speck, or a flower as a tiny seed, we too have great potential if we submit our will and our lives to the ultimate Creator. I'm a Mormon because I know that this is the true church of Christ. I know it is the only way that I can live up to my full potential. It is the only true church on the Earth that will bring to pass the immortality and eternal life of man. God desires all His children to return to live with Him again. No one is exempt, no matter what the sin or transgression. God would not be God without His children. I know that the only way to return to my Father in Heaven is through His Son, Jesus Christ. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the same Gospel that Christ Himself established during His mortal ministry. I know that through Joseph Smith, Christ's church was restored to the Earth and that by following the commandments and teachings of the living prophets, I can come to know Christ and thereby obtain my potential.

How I live my faith

The gospel of Jesus Christ is so, so simple. We may have complicated lives, but I try to live my life in harmony with the gospel as a way to simplify my world. I'm just as busy as the next person, but putting my faith as the number one priority is how I manage the rest of my time. When I put God's commandments first, everything else always works out. No matter what. Like studying the scriptures before studying for an exam, or taking the extra time to help someone in need even if I'm late for work, everything works out. Someone once told me that Plan A works only half of the time. Plan B works some of the time; but when you wing it and you have the Holy Ghost, it always works out.