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Hi I'm Courtenae

I love to laugh and have fun! Music is my passion and I want to be a teacher. I'm a mormon :)

About Me

I grew up in Utah in my parents home with my two brothers and one sister. I love being involved with anything and everything I can and trying new things all the time! In high school I was always trying out for different sports or joining different clubs just to see what I liked and try new things. I discovered that I LOVE music and dancing. I believe that we can do anything and be good at anything if we are willing to try it and work hard! I learned to speak spanish on my mission and I love learning new words and improving my abilities to communicate. Since my mission, I've returned to school at Utah State University and am engaged to a wonderful man!

Why I am a Mormon

My family has been members of the church my whole life. It wasn't until my 9th grade year of school that it really became important to me. Many of my friends decided that high school was the time for them to try new things that their parents didn't approve of because they didn't think they would get caught and it wouldn't effect them later on. Their examples taught me that I never want to stray from the gospel. The hardships my friends faced because their lack of faith in the church taught me to always stay strong to the standards my parents have taught. No ten minute happiness is worth losing blessings that my Father in Heaven has set aside for me personally. I prayed that year to gain a testimony of gospel and understand the atonement more fully. Since then, I have never doubted the love my Heavenly Father has for me.

How I live my faith

I live my faith every day by trusting in my Heaven Father and letting him guide me where I need to be. I dedicated 18 months of my life to serve as a full time missionary in the Texas Mcallen Mission where I learned to share my testimony of the gospel in Spanish! I know that no matter what language we speak, everyone speaks the language of the spirit and to truly live our faith, we have to share it! The gospel has brought me so much happiness and sense of worth that I can't imagine NOT sharing it with everyone I see! :)

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Courtenae
Mormons want to help EVERYONE! We are all brothers and sister of a loving Heavenly Father who wants us to serve one another :) That's the goal! Be a blessing in some way for another person! Show more Show less

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Courtenae
Nope! Not everyone has to serve a mission. It is a privilege to do so! It can be a huge blessing for you and your family if you are willing to dedicate such a short amount of time of your life to serve the Lord and helping others come unto Him! Serving a mission gives you the opportunity to truly forget about yourself for a while and put all your efforts into making the lives of others better. Show more Show less