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Hi I'm Lindsey

I work for a group home. I love singing and acting and reading. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am 23 years old, and I enjoy every day as it comes, with or without it's struggles. I currently work for a group home for physically, mentally, and behaviorally disabled women. I am very outgoing person, enjoying concerts (rock music is my love), movies, books, and just plain socializing! I am a huge fan of musicals (Les Miserables is my absolute FAVORITE!!). I love to act and sing; I did it in high school and haven't done anything on stage since my senior year but I would love to get back into it! I am recently single, and looking to meet a man that can treat me like a queen (not trying to sound selfish but after being in a relationship where I was put on the back-burner a lot, I kinda need that lol) and I can marry in the temple. I look forward to the day. Right now, however, I am just concerned about re-building my relationship with Heavenly Father.

Why I am a Mormon

I was in a dark place for a very long time. 5 years ago I made a decision that ultimately changed my life for the worse, until recently. My breakup was rough, but for some reason I saw it as a blessing in disguise. For about 4 months before then, I contemplated whether or not I wanted to come back to church. And in all honesty, the breakup was that "push out the door" I needed. I finally realized that I was not going the path that Heavenly Father had planned for me, and I needed to change. I contacted my father, who gladly opened up his arms and his house for me to come back home. My sister bought me a new outfit for church when I expressed to her and the family that I was interested in going back to church, for which I'm grateful. I was hesitant at first, since I hadn't been in 5 years, and I didn't feel "worthy" to be there. And at first it was overwhelming, but shortly after, I felt peace there. Since meeting with the Bishop of my Single's Ward, I have began reading "The Miracle of Forgiveness", have began praying more, and began rebuilding my relationship with Heavenly Father. My ultimate goal is to meet people in the church that share my beliefs and build friendships that are healthy, to share my testimony to the congregation once I've built it further, to build an amazing relationship with Heavenly Father, and to meet the man of my dreams and be sealed to him in the temple for time and all eternity. It will take some time, and it will be rough for me, but once I achieve those goals, I KNOW it will have all been worth it. This church is true, and I know this from the bottom of my heart, despite it being hidden away for so long. I am thankful to my family for helping me in this process, as to my Bishop. I know Joseph Smith was a prophet of God, and he translated the Book of Mormon, which is also true. I know that we can all return to Heavenly Father someday, and repentance of sins and worthiness is the only way to do so.

How I live my faith

I recently started attending Single's Ward, and given my work schedule, I can't participate in most weekly events that the Ward puts on. But I do try to make sure that if there are weekend events, I do participate for sure! I also recently started to visit teach, which I have found to be very rewarding because I feel it appropriate to be able to share my experiences outside the church, and overcoming adversity.

Can you tell me about Mormon customs: how you dress for church, what holidays you celebrate, etc.?

Lindsey
As women, we like to present ourselves in church as Heavenly Father would have us always- modest. We wear dresses or skirts with appropriate tops that are not sleeveless or showing off anything that would degrade ourselves in the presence of Heavenly Father. Men wear suits or a shirt and tie with nice suit pants. "Sunday Best", as my parents would put it. As far as holidays, we celebrate EVERYTHING!!! Independence Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and most in particular, Christmas and Easter, as those are significant in history because of the birth, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Show more Show less

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

Lindsey
One of the biggest explanations to God's existence is the miracle of life. The fact that we are placed here on this earth, being carried in our mother's bodies, is enough to me. Show more Show less