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Hi I'm Christy Ripa

I grew up in Texas and Oregon. I am a college student on a break to serve a mission. I am a singer and a pianist. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a college student studying special education and music. I love music. I also love training dogs. I love being outside hiking, camping, or sitting around a campfire. I have 5 brothers and 3 sisters. I love baking and cooking. I love being with my friends and family.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because as I have lived the teachings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I have felt that it is true in my heart and mind. When I was 13 I read the Book of Mormon for the first time and prayed to ask my Father in Heaven if it was true. I felt a feeling of warmth and peace begin in my heart and spread to the rest of my body. I tried to recreate the feeling but I couldn't. From that point on, I tried my hardest to live the teachings of the church and I discovered something amazing. I was and am so happy as I follow the commandments that God has given to us, His children. I have had many experiences like that one when I was 13. I have continued to feel God's love for me as His daughter. That is why I am a Mormon. When I obey the prophet and the voice of the Lord, I find a joy that can't be found anywhere else!

How I live my faith

Right now I participate in my ward by leading the women as we strive to help one another progress in this life. We teach and learn from each other every Sunday and organize service projects to help those who are in more need than we are.