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Hi I'm April

My Mom is from Hong Kong, and my Dad is from the United States. I grew up in the US and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a statistician. On warm days, you'll find me outside running or hiking. On cool days, you'll find me indoors watching movies or reading a good book. I love spending time with my family and friends. I love how the gospel unites people together.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member my entire life. But at one point I grew discouraged and almost left the church. I am a Mormon because at that point I searched through the Book of Mormon over time and wanted to know if that book really was true or a work of fiction. I also actively listened to the prophet and really wanted to know if he was speaking the truth or if he was lying. And so I prayed very intently. And kept on searching my scriptures and going to church as I prayed. I am a Mormon because God heard and answered my prayers. I knew the book was true. I knew the prophet was telling me the truth. And I knew that Joseph Smith had in fact seen God. I am a Mormon because I found out for myself that this gospel is founded on truth.

How I live my faith

I have been a teacher in my ward which basically means I get to ask the class questions and hear people share their experiences of living the gospel and the blessings they have personally received from keeping the commandments and trusting in our Savior. I love seeing how the gospel changes people's lives and see changes in my own personal life.

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

We do not worship Joseph Smith. We worship our Heavenly Father and our Savior, Jesus Christ. Joseph Smith helped restore the gospel by praying to Heavenly Father to find out which church was true. Heavenly Father called upon Joseph Smith to help restore the gospel to these latter days. It was important for me to know that Joseph Smith was a true prophet, that he saw God the Father and our Savior, Jesus Christ, because it helped me to realize that the Book of Mormon is true and that the gospel truths have been restored. Show more Show less