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Hi I'm Lauren Claspell

I am a sun-loving, Irish Dancing, Californian girl. I love freckles. I love serving the Lord. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am from California, but am currently serving my mission in the Alaska Anchorage Mission. I love adventures, doing random things, and having lots of fun. I have these unique freckles on my face. They are often mistook for dirt and ink... or chocolate. But they are freckles. I do not have a bunch that is super interesting about my life, but I seem to really enjoy it. I have fantastic friends and the best family out there. They have played a huge role in helping become who I am. I have done a lot of changing over the years and I am grateful for that. Life hasn't been the easiest, but it's definitely been better than I could have imagined. I have had to learn to work through the hard times and enjoy life regardless. There is so much to be enjoyed about life and I have every intention of loving every second of it!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I want to be. Hard times came up and unexpected events happened. I decided that I wanted to gain a stronger testimony of my Savior and find out for myself if this gospel is true. So I did what I would need to do to find out. I read the Book of Mormon, I went to church, and I prayed a lot. Through that I was able to gain my answer. I was able to feel the Spirit come into my life and testify of the truthfulness of this gospel. This has helped me through so much. I know that with this gospel, and with my Savior, I can conquer any trial that may come. I know that through the Atonement of our Redeemer I can come out of any situation the stronger for it. Life is hard, I'll admit that. But I have never been happier than when I am following my Savior, living His gospel in His way, and serving Him. I love my Savior, Jesus Christ. This gospel has brought me closer to Him than anything else ever could. So, I am a Mormon because I want to be.

How I live my faith

Well, currently I am a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. So right now, I am up in Alaska to serve the Lord the best I can for a year and a half. I participate in as many service projects as I can and I teach as much as I can. But I think my favorite part right now is that I get to share my testimony of my Savior all the time. How I live my faith is by doing my best. I just want to live every day better than the one before. And I know that through the Gospel of Jesus Christ and through our Savior's Atonement, it is so very possible. I can change and become the person my Father in Heaven sees me becoming. I live knowing that I have a purpose in life and I am working towards it.