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Hi I'm Shemaina

I love to wander. I love to laugh. I am a peace builder. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In 18 months I will return home and continue working to become an international peace builder. Martin Luther King Jr, Mother Theresa, and Ghandi are some of my favorite people in the world! I think I've moved nine times now- Spain, California, and Hawaii make it to the top three places! Moving around so much has taught me to appreciate the growth that comes from change. So when my parents divorced I decided to find a way to make something good come out of it. It wasn't easy but I learned to love my parents for who they were even though they were different from the people I looked up to as a child. Knowing that I am a daughter of a loving God gives me the power to face all the challenges that come my way. Even though it is never going to be easy, I love living. Everything from climbing the highest mountain ridge in Hawaii to being waved at by a stranger reminds me of how great my Heavenly Father is. It doesn't take much to make me smile!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it brings me happiness that runs deep.Happiness that lasts. Happiness that comes from a heart filled with the knowledge that my Heavenly Father loves me and so does my brother Jesus Christ. My deep understanding of their love for me and those around me comes from reading the Book of Mormon. I testify to you that this book is true. It will answer any question you have. If you pray to know the truth and read it with a sincere desire to know for yourself, I promise you that you will get an answer. For me it didn't come all at once. It came as I continued to read and ponder and pray and go to church. I trust my Savior with all my heart. With His help I know that anything is possible!

How I live my faith

I am a full-time missionary for this church. I spend all day everyday in the service of my brothers and sisters here in Detroit ,Michigan and someday I will be serving in Goiania, Brazil. I could not be any happier! Helping others grow their faith in Christ has helped mine grow in ways that are hard to explain. I love my Savior Jesus Christ and I wake up every morning and do all in my power to be just like Him! Its the best job in the whole world!

Who are the Mormons?

Mormons are ordinary people who believe in something pretty extraordinary. As members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, we strive to follow Jesus Christ and His teachings the best we can! We read the Bible and an amazing book called the Book of Mormon. Both testify of the peace, stability, steadiness, and joy that come from doing our best to follow our Savior. Show more Show less