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Hi I'm Lynette

I am a college student. I love having a summer birthday and chocolate chip cookies. I want to travel the world. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a college student. I left my heart in Norway as I lived there for a year and a half serving God and reconnecting with some of my roots (I am half Norwegian). I want to become a Midwife and help families deliver their babies. During the summer, I live in Moab and work as river guide. I enjoy running half-marathons and swimming. I love doing puzzles and "Man From Snowy River" is my favorite movie. I have a deep passion for traveling and learning about other cultures. I love my family and I think my little brother is quite possibly the coolest person ever. I believe in respecting everyone and I believe in compassion. I also believe homemade chocolate chip cookies make a bad day good.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I am a part of this church because I choose to be. It is the best part of my life. I believe in a Heavenly Father who watches over each one of us and knows us intimately and personally. I know that God needs a church in order to help us in the best ways possible, thus He created this one. I believe that there is a plan and things happen for a reason. I believe in the Holy Spirit that testifies of good, beautiful things and comforts me when I fail to see the big picture for myself. A large component of my church is the emphasis on families. My family is the most important thing to me. Families are kind of the big deal. Everything we do is centered around our families. We believe we lived before we came to this Earth and we will continue to live afterwards. The main reason we marry in Temples is to perform sealing covenants that bind families together for eternity. This has never mattered more to me. When I was seventeen years old, my mom passed away. She was incredibly sick, heart-breakingly so, and she left. She is better now and I know it. I have felt my mom's presence many times. She has comforted me and warned me and gently counseled me from afar. It is hard in this world to be really certain of anything. But, I am confident when I say to you, that I will see my mom again. I know it and I believe it with all my heart. There is something after this. There are things that are so much bigger than you or I, and it thrills me.

How I live my faith

I live my faith through how I interact with those around me and myself. I believe everyone has a story and listening without judging is the best gift we could ever give. I believe in inner peace, and for me that only comes when I am living within the standards of my church. I love attending the Temple every week. True peace is felt there. The promise of eternity has never been more real for me. I am doing my best to live accordingly. I find that when I am at peace with myself, the Gospel is strongest in my life.