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Hi I'm Casandra

I'm a 'Self-entertainer'. I'm an Outdoors Girl. I'm an Athlete. I'm a Family Member, Friend, and Missionary Always. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I live to enjoy my life by Preaching The Gospel in the Oregon Portland Mission! I love playing, any sport you can imagine, baking, cooking, coaching, singing and dancing in the rain, trying new foods, church, any activities, trying new instruments, but I mostly love to play the acoustic guitar. I also love teaching, planning events, and bringing people together to have fun! :)

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon, or a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, because it makes me happy. We are taught how to love others by serving others, respect others, teach others and be teachable, and that we are able to do anything with the assistance of our Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. Nothing gives me more peace than to know I am a Child of God and that He loves me!

How I live my faith

First, by my example. I preach what I believe by living it :) I attend every church sponsored activity possible such as family home evenings, devotionals, dances, dinners, baptisms, and welcoming parties! I go to a YSA (young single adult) ward once a week on our Sabbath day. I love having any responsibility within the ward, also know as a calling, and just to meet new amazing people each day. I'm always open to teaching people about why i'm always so happy, it's because of this gospel! :)

Why do Mormons perform baptisms for the dead?

Baptism is essential for our salvation in the kingdom of God. Since our God is just and fair, He gives those who have passed on an opportunity to receive this ordinance through us worthy members. As worthy members, we are able to act as a proxy, meaning that we do the ordinance on behalf of those who have passed on, so they can have the same opportunities as those still alive on this earth. No one is forced into the church or into making this ordinance, God still honors agency in the here-after. We are simply giving them a chance to accept it. Show more Show less