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Hi I'm Whitney Bastian

I'm currently serving a mission in Illinois. I'm from Utah I love meeting new people and playing the piano. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm Whitney I am 21 years old. I come from a family of 6. I was born into the covenant, and am very grateful for that. My testimony has grown through the teachings of my parents, family members, friends and leaders. I hope to share the gospel with other people too. It is such a blessing to have in my life. I have learned to trust the Lord and submit my will to him. I love my Lord and Savior more than anyone else.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it has helped me in ways that I can't help myself, it completes me and I don't know what I would do without it. Like the "Book of Mormon is the key stone of the LDS church", this religion and all of its teachings is the keystone to my life and I love it with all my heart. To me there is no greater feeling than going to the temple and feeling the spirit. It brings tears to my eyes every time. I am so grateful for this church. I like to go out and share the Gospel of Jesus Christ and The Book of Mormon with people to help them strengthen their faith in Jesus Christ. And now, I, Moroni, would speak somewhat concerning these things; I would show unto the world that afaith is things which are bhoped for and cnot seen; wherefore, dispute not because ye see not, for ye receive no dwitness until after the etrial of your faith. (Ether 12:6) The Lord puts us through trials to help us become stronger. He doesn't put us through trials that he knows we can't get through. He loves everyone of his children and wants us all to find happiness, gain a body, gain knowledge and to return to live with him again.

How I live my faith

I attend institute as often as I can, I attend church weekly, I attend temple prep and preach my gospel for Sunday school in my ward. I have built a strong relationship with my priesthood leaders. I love my calling, I am a ward missionary, I go visit the inactive members and help them come back to the gospel. I also enjoy indexing and family history. I try to attend the temple for baptisms once a week. I am currently Serving as a missionary for 18 months in Chicago, Illinois. Serving a mission is the greatest thing ever that you can do!