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Hi I'm Julie

I grew up in Nevada. I served a mission in Texas and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the youngest of five children in my family (two brothers and two sisters.) I grew up in Nevada, but went to college, first getting my associate's degree and I am now completing my bachelor's degree. I enjoy reading, writing, singing, and being outdoors. I would like to have a family of my own some day. I also want to get a massage therapy license and continue to learn for the rest of my life. I enjoy scrap booking, taking pictures, and traveling. Some day I would like to visit Africa.

Why I am a Mormon

There was a time in my life I wasn't as involved in the Church as I should have been. I made poor choices, but I'm really grateful for the Atonement of Jesus Christ. He knew we wouldn't be perfect and He also knew there would be times we would need to feel his strength supporting us. I have needed that a lot. I felt like I was in the dark and only minimally happy when I wasn't living the gospel, but since I repented I felt a lot happier and like there is light in my life again. That is why I'm a Mormon. I go to church because it makes me happy. Even when I question if what I'm doing is right, when I go to church or any of the activities, I feel better and happier about my life. I know I'm not alone and that I never have to be.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by fulfilling my calling--family history indexing--each week at church. I try to get involved with church activities such as cleaning the church when it's my wards turn or going to Institute (religious classes--like going to Sunday School in the middle of the week.) My Institute class is the Old Testament this semester and we just finished learning about the book of Joshua. I also live my faith by getting involved with voting. We believe being involved in the community and the nation is important.