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Hi I'm Juliana

I grew up in a large family. I sing every hour of my life. I'm serving a mission in Hungary, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love to read and sing. In fact, I spent all of my time in high school in choirs and the musical. I don't think a single hour of my life goes by without me singing, occasionally even in my sleep. I was part of the National Honors Society, Internation Thespian Society, and lettered in theater in high school. I'm the youngest of six kids, with many nieces and nephews. My extended family is very close and we see each other almost every week. I love to take pictures. I look like a tourist in my hometown because I take pictures of everything that I see. I'm a university student with an undecided major. I'm the kind of girl who gets excited over rain, and that works for me. I've been told that I have a positive, sincere and friendly attitude. I love to decorate for the holidays and sing every holiday song I've ever heard.

Why I am a Mormon

Being a Mormon gives me direction in my life. I have a personal compass that goes with me wherever I go. I feel that being part of my faith makes me the best version of myself that I can be. I learn new things everyday because the gospel opens my eyes to so many possibilities. There's a lot of things I don't have to worry about, because they don't really matter in the big picture. Or it's because the gospel has answers. I feel that my mind and body are healthy because of what the gospel has taught me. I've felt a real power in my life because of the gospel, and can feel my happiness the most completely when I'm doing the things that I know that I should be doing. I know that being a Mormon makes me a better person every day, and I know that it leads me through the best of all paths in my life. Being a Mormon isn't about belonging to a church congregation or having a title attached to my background. It's so much more. Being a member of the LDS church is about finding the truths that bring the most complete happiness, regardless of your past. It's about complete identity and autonomy at the same time. It's about connections with the past, the present surroundings, and the future eternities to come. It's so big and wonderful and satisfying to my very soul. I can tell you right now that I could not do the things I've done without the help of God in my life. My mind, soul, nor body has the strength on its own. The gospel the purest part of my life and it's the thing that gives me the brightest hope. It gives me hope because it's true. I guarantee it.

How I live my faith

I've served as a class instructor, nursery leader, photographer, and choir director in my church. I do service projects with my ward fairly regularly, and I attend church every Sunday. In fact, I don't feel like I'm the same person without it. Sundays are the best day of the week.

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

I know there's a god because, if nothing else, there's no way that this world came to be on it's own. Sometimes, I'll sit down and evaluate how certain things in history or nature play out. I look at it, and there are so many things that could have gone wrong; just so much could have stopped things from going how they go. I look at these things, and I just know that they had divine help. Also, I've felt it in my life. I know when there's a power beyond my own helping me, and I can tell you in the most personal of testimonies that I know that God is there. Not only is God there, but I know that He loves each one of us on earth. I feel His love in everything I do, especially now that I'm a missionary. I can feel His love just as strongly as I can feel my own heart beat. Always there, always pushing me forward, always keeping me alive. I just know it. Show more Show less