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Hi I'm Samantha

I am studying music in college. I'm an unprofessional photographer. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hello all! I am Samantha, I go by Sam and Samantha. I am a music education major at my community college! My major instrument is flute, but I can play piano, guitar, and saxophone (tenor and baritone sax are both my favorite). I love photography, but I am in no way a professional. I can't stay inside too long because I get bored with the indoors. I enjoy the outside world and everything in it (except the Florida mosquitoes, those I can live without). I have 4 other siblings, and I wouldn't trade them for anything. I have 13 fish (one of those being a solitary beta fish), a squirrel (he's 10 years old!), a cat, and a yard rooster. I enjoy video games, playing jazz music, listening to all kinds of music, baking, and reading.

Why I am a Mormon

I joined the church at 15 years old. I was never overly religious, though I had tried out a few local churches. The missionaries gave my mom and I teachings, and we soon agreed to be baptized. I had never felt at home, or at peace, at any other church like I do when I go His church. I am a Mormon because I prayed over the Book of Mormon and found that it is true. I know that the prophets speak the truth, and continue to guide us to choose the right. I joined the church because, at the age of 15, I had felt the Holy Ghost for the first time as I read the Book of Mormon. I knew in my heart that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints was exactly where I belonged.

How I live my faith

Faith is something that can't be seen, or heard. Faith is believing in God, even when we can't see Him. The Holy Ghost helps us to believe by surrounding us when we pray, or go to church, and making us feel happy or comforted. While we can't see the Holy Ghost, we can feel it. I am a convert, and I remember when the local missionaries first gave me a Book of Mormon. They didn't tell me I had to believe it, or that I should. Instead, they told me to read it and pray about gaining the knowledge of its truthfulness from the Holy Ghost. Naturally, I prayed before and after I read it. I was immediately filled with a vast understand that what this book was saying was very true, and I did believe it. I was baptized soon after coming understand just what faith is. Faith is knowing God, and well as the Book of Mormon, are true by praying, not seeing.