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Hi I'm Madelaine

I am 22 years old. I grew up in Utah. I enjoy art and writing. I served a mission in New York City. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am an artist, a writer, and I love to dance. I enjoy spending time baking in the kitchen. I am goofy and I have been described as "out of the box." My family means the world to me. I am who I am because of their examples and their love. I love learning new things. I am currently studying public relations with a minor in psychology. I plan to get a masters in community leadership so that I can go on and start my own non-profits. My dream is to start a home for abused children where I can help them by giving them a place to live, access to counseling, introducing them to religion, providing an education, and helping them to get scholarships to schools when they are old enough. I want these children to know that they can rise above their circumstances though the Atonement of Jesus Christ, and they can become whoever they want to become!

Why I am a Mormon

I have seen blessings come from living the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I have never felt or experienced more happiness than when I am living Christ's teachings. I have felt the burden of sin be removed from me as I sincerely repented and became a new person through the Atonement of Christ. I have seen little miracles on a daily basis. I have come to know my Savior by obeying His commandments and learning of Him in the scriptures. I have a strong belief in my Savior. I KNOW he lives. I KNOW he loves us. I know he wants us to return to live with Him. That is why He gave us His Gospel. It is why He came to earth. He lived a perfect life. He suffered in the Garden of Gethsemane. He died for us on the cross. He rose again. He did all of this because of his love for us! There is nothing I desire more than to return to live with Him and my Heavenly Father again. I know this is only possible through living His Gospel. I feel Him guiding me on a daily basis. If you are looking into our Church, I would encourage you to pray... I mean REALLY PRAY... to know if this is true. I promise as you do this that you will receive an answer. I have done it. I have felt peace and assurance that indeed this is Christ's church. I have become the woman I am through living the Gospel by striving to increase my faith and repent daily. I have felt the grace of God changing me as I do this. My life has purpose and meaning. The Gospel of Jesus Christ means EVERYTHING to me!

How I live my faith

I recently returned from serving a mission in New York City. It was without a doubt the best thing I have ever done. I have always known and had a strong belief in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I was able to share with the people of New York about the Gospel and Christ's Atonement. I witnessed miracles as people came unto Him and changed who they were. I have seen people find hope again that they once thought was lost. I have seen them increase their faith and repent so that they could become closer to their Savior. I have come to see that everything happens for a reason and if we are looking for the Lord's hand in our lives we will find it.