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Hi I'm LeeAndra Wheelock

I am a missionary, student, and I am a Mormon.

About Me

Right now I am serving as a full-time missionary in Columbia, South Carolina. I have been attending BYU-Idaho for the past two years, studying humanities, and it continues to be a great experience! I enjoy learning new things especially when it comes to histories of the world and cultures. I like being in school, surprisingly. I love almost everything about music. I wouldn't say that I'm very musically inclined, but I enjoy listening to all kinds of music. I also come from a very large family; I am one of eleven. The members of my family are my best friends, my support system, and one of the greatest blessings in my life. We are a competitive bunch, and playing sports and games with them is the best...until someone loses ;) Don't worry, there's no bloodshed.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in a family that are Mormons, so I grew up learning and living the principles of the gospel of Jesus Christ. When I was younger, it was just doing what my parents asked of me and what I was expected to do. But very recently there came a time in my life when I really had to reflect. Do I really know that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is true? Is this how I am going to live the rest of my life? I know that there is a God in heaven, He knows me and He is aware of my troubles, fears, excitements, and joys in life. I know that Jesus Christ is my Savior and that He has atoned for my sins and the sins of the world. I have received the blessings and peace of the atonement through repenting of my many mistakes throughout my life. I know my Savior also loves me and knows me. I know that after this life, I will be able to spend eternity with my family if I am faithful and obedient in this life. I know that the Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ and is the word of God along with the Bible. I love reading from these scriptures! I know these things because I have studied them and prayed to know if they were true. The Holy Ghost has testified to me that all these things are true. Living the gospel of Jesus Christ is the source of all the happiness in my life and I love being a part of it.

How I live my faith

I live my faith through the actions and decisions I make on a daily basis. I strive to be the best person I can be and work on the things that I lack. I have made it a habit to pray and read my scriptures everyday. It is important to me to have a personal relationship with my Heavenly Father and learn about His gospel through His words in the scriptures. I try my best to invite the Spirit into my life everyday, and I love any experience where I am able grow in the gospel of Jesus Christ.