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Hi I'm Aubree Foster

I grew up in Utah with an incredible family and awesome friends, and I'm a mormon

About Me

I love to enjoy life to the fullest. I am currently serving my mission in Paris France and have yet to break the French code but before I leave it will be broken. A mission has changed my life. It has taught me the incredible power of the Atonement and how we can be given the power to change. I have many abnormal hobbies that people find a little crazy. I am a certified skydiver and enjoy jumping out of airplanes. Another one of my favorite things to do is rock climb. I was never a super athletic person growing up. I was a runner and that was about it. I honestly can't catch a ball to save my life but the sports that take strength like rock climbing is what I find to be the most fullfilling in my life. I am also a certified yoga instructor and love the peace practicing yoga brings to my life. I paint and draw just about anything, but my favorite things to draw are people. I love to write, and reading is one of my favorite pass times when I'm looking to get out of the real world. In other words... I'm a geek at heart. The best thing in life though is people and getting to spend time getting to know others and how they live their lives. That is why I am here serving a mission. The joy that I find in the gospel gives me the desire to share it with the world.

Why I am a Mormon

I struggled in my life from the ages of 18-20. I fell away from the church after high school, acting against it not knowing if I believed in the things that it taught. I was living a life that I thought brought happiness. I never was happy. I was on a self destructive path that I tried telling myself was normal. It wasn't. About two years ago I hit a wall, figuratively speaking, and the wall was not forgiving. I crashed hard and I was at my lowest of lows. At that moment in time I was somewhat put in an uncomfortable position to go speak with the bishop of my ward. The word "No" wasn't really an answer for him. I went into the meeting with the intention of staying silent, but left having shared my past and telling him that I did not think my church was true. He asked me for two weeks to read a book called The Book of Mormon and to live the principles and values my church supports. If I still felt the church wasn't true then he wouldn't bother me. I took the challenge having nothing to lose. I didn't realize how the gospel of the church was changing my life but after two weeks, my bishop asked how things were going. I told him things were going great. Everything was looking up for me and opportunities were around every corner. I remember stopping mid-sentence when talking to him and said, "that’s what the gospel is isn't it? It's true joy. Nothing fake or imitated but incredible peaceful." He smiled at me and said, "I knew you'd figure it out." This church is true!

How I live my faith

I live my faith every single day. I read the Book of Mormon, another testament of Jesus Christ and pray daily for my Savior's love and help. It is an everyday committment to live the gospel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. My actions, thoughts, and the decisions I make are influenced by the things that I have grown up being taught about the gospel and the promises that the Lord makes if I only live the gospel not just know it. For the next year and a half of my life I am dedicated to serve the people of the world and teach them about the joy I have found for myself. Giving gratitude is another way I love living my faith. Saying thank you changes peoples hearts. Giving thanks to the Lord changes you yourself. I have seen miracles through giving thanks and blessings flow from the hand of the Lord. He asks us to give thanks not for himself but for our own welfare. He knows that being a grateful person will bring true happiness.