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Hi I'm Priscilla

I grew up in Preston, Idaho. I'm a college student that loves to dance. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

If there's one thing you should know about me, it's that I absolutely LOVE to dance. I have been competitively ballroom dancing for several years and can't seem to get enough of it! My friends and I also love to get our "move on" at dance parties whenever we can. I also played volleyball and competed in the high jump and pole vaulting events in high school. My mom tried to force me to learn to play the piano, but I never practiced and so she finally let me quit so that she could save the money spent on lessons. Being from a small, farming community, I was taught to love the outdoors. Some of my favorite recreational activities include snowmobiling, four-wheeling, camping, and laying on the trampoline while gazing at the beautiful stars on warm, summer nights. I am the oldest of five children. My youngest sister is six. She's so adorable, and also a great blessing to my family. We also have three cats, a puppy, turtle, bearded dragon, chameleon, gecko, hamster, and some fish. As a sophomore in college, I've sure learned to appreciate my family more than ever since I don't get to see them very often. I miss them a lot.

Why I am a Mormon

I believe that I am a Mormon because of how truly happy it makes me. Living a life that falls in line with the gospel of Jesus Christ has given me so many blessings. One of these blessings is the knowledge that I am a daughter of God, where I came from, and that if I live a righteous life, I will be able to live with my family forever in the presence of God! There is nothing more important to me than my family, and I find a lot of comfort in knowing that we can be a forever family.

How I live my faith

One of the biggest ways that I live my faith is by always obeying God's commandments. This includes loving all of God's children (a.k.a. EVERYBODY) , attending church services each Sunday, and living a virtuous and morally clean life. I feel that it is important to stay in communication with my Heavenly Father, so I have made it a goal to pray at least twice a day and study the scriptures (both the Holy Bible and the Book of Mormon) every day. Service is very important in the eyes of mormons. I have been put in multiple leadership positions to organize church service activities and coordinate ways to give a helping hand to those in need. I also participate in a program called, "Visiting Teaching". This program involves two women being assigned to visit two other specific women in the area to deliver an uplifting message, be a friend to them, and serve them in any way that seems needed. Visiting teaching is a wonderful program that enables everyone to be looked after and feel loved.

Why don’t Mormons drink coffee, tea, or alcohol? What is the Mormon Church’s law of health and proper diet?

Priscilla
There are two main reasons why we don't drink coffee, tea, or alcohol: Our bodies are a wonderful gift from Heavenly Father that he has trusted us with. Because of this, we want to show our love for Him by holding sacred what he has given to us. Because of this, it is important that we don't abuse our bodies by partaking of any harmful substance such as coffee, tea, tobacco, alcohol, and other illegal and harmful drugs. We abstain from these things because we love God. The second reason in because we have been given the gift of agency, or the ability to choose. When we partake of certain substances, they dull our ability to use our agency and act for ourselves. God doesn't want us to be slaves to anything. He wants us to be free to choose. When Joseph Smith received the revelation of the Word of Wisdom, God promised us that as we follow its guidelines, we will be greatly blessed. Show more Show less