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Hi I'm Shari

Missionary in England London South Oldest of 7. Love my family! I LOVE TO LAUGH, SING & BE HAPPY. I'm a Musician & I am a mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa, but we live in Brisbane, Australia now :) I belong to a FAMILY of 9! It is the BEST. THING. EVER. We have SO MUCH FUN! I am so grateful to my parents for teaching me by example to have everlasting, enduring faith in Christ. I am blessed beyond measure for each of my siblings and member in my family! LOVE THEM! I finished high school at age 16. I'm currently studying towards a Bachelor of Music degree. I LOVE LOVE LOVE music. It is a beautiful gift from God! I love playing the piano, singing and song writing. Favorite saying: faithiskey. Its SO TRUE! Walking by faith and not by sight is key in life! I enjoy spending time with my friends and family. Making OTHERS HAPPY brings the greatest joy to me. I LOVE laughing. Laughter and love makes the world go round! I enjoy painting, sightseeing, photography, motorbike riding, scuba diving, tennis,touch rugby, cricket and paintball. (Yep, never judge a book by its cover!) I LOVE the beach (I would live on the beach if I could) and the stars (I would live there too! haha). Those are my favorite out of THE CREATION! Plus bunnies, ducks, dolphins and pretty much every animal in Africa :) Nature is BEAUTIFUL. I can FEEL the love of God through experiencing nature.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a mormon because I know that this is the TRUE CHURCH on the earth today: it's the Lord's church. I KNOW this because it has been confirmed to me many, many times through the the holy spirit. I have read the Book of Mormon and I have received a special witness that it IS the word of God, as well as the Bible. The Lord speaks to us through His scriptures. By praying and reading the scriptures I can ALWAYS feel comforted through my Savior, Jesus Christ. In times of trouble and pain, when it feels like NO ONE understands me, Jesus does.He is there and he will "not leave you comfortless" - John 14:18 . He is always there for me, no matter what. I KNOW that our prophet on the earth today, President Thomas S Monson IS A MAN CALLED OF GOD to lead HIS church here on earth in our time. I am a mormon because I KNOW that Heavenly Father is the father of MY SPIRIT and that the plan is for all of us to RETURN back to him one day. That plan is PERFECT! I feel like I BELONG. My life has purpose and meaning. I am Mormon because we believe that FAMILIES can be TOGETHER FOREVER. We are all on earth for a purpose; to gain experience and have families, and to become just like God someday.I LOVE my family! The gospel of Jesus Christ is like a light on a hill that SHOWS the world that we can return home and HOW we can do this. Living the gospel makes me SO HAPPY. Nothing else in this world can replace the LOVE, JOY, PEACE and HAPPINESS that I feel by being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I love the gospel. I love my Savior. I am so grateful to Him for the sacrifice that He has made so that I may be FORGIVEN and return back to my Father in Heaven one day. I know that He LIVES! And He is coming back to Redeem us all. Having faith in Jesus Christ IS THE ONLY THING that will save us. By following Him, we will have eternal happiness :) Life is beautiful. I am mormon because I KNOW where I come from, WHO I am and WHERE I am going :)

How I live my faith

I LOVE going to church every Sunday and renewing my covenants that I made with my Heavenly Father. Living my faith is not just a weekly thing... I live the gospel on a DAILY basis; by keeping the commandments and sticking to my standards. I LOVE reading from the Book of Mormon AND the Bible. I LOVE going to ALL the activities like Institute, Home evenings, fast breakers, firesides and all them awesome FAITH PROMOTING activities :) I absolutely LOVE being in Young Single Adults (YSA). It is such an awesome environment to be in with like-minded young people. We have the BEST fun!! I feel uplifted and LOVED when I surround myself with people who share the same beliefs. I PRAY to my Father in Heaven EVERYDAY. I receive STRENGTH to face the dangers and difficulties in life. I LIVE the standards of the church because I know that they protect me and I am BLESSED if I keep them. Living the gospel of Jesus Christ is the GREATEST BLESSING and brings the greatest joy that can't be found ANYWHERE else. Try it, will you? :) This is the plan of happiness. I have been CALLED TO SERVE a full-time mission in England London South Mission. I leave for England ON MY BIRTHDAY, and its honestly the BEST BIRTHDAY PRESENT EVER! Serving the Lord and His children in England is a great blessing and privilege. I DESIRE that the rest of MY brothers and sisters in the world (yes- we are bro's and sisters) will return back to OUR Father and FEEL of the blessings that come from living the Gospel! I REALLY want EVERYONE to be with their families FOREVER and live HAPPY LIVES. I love the gospel!