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Hi I'm Danielle Shaum

Hi, y'all I'm a college graduate, an aunt, missionary in North Carolina, friend to all, happy and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Northern Utah. I loved going to school and learning everyday. Throughout my life I have always loved to smile and be happy. I try to live my life to the fullest. My family and I are the biggest fans of the University of Utah football team! It is one way we are able to spend time together and many memories have been made. Family means everything to me and I have seen over the years how the Gospel of Jesus Christ has blessed my family. I love my family and are grateful they are here to help me. They mean everything to me and I don't know what I would do without them. I graduated from college in April 2012. I majored in Elementary Education. I love being around children and seeing them grow. Right now I am serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Raleigh North Carolina. I love serving the Lord and I especially love the people of North Carolina!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into an active LDS family. My parents taught me good values, and it wasn't until I moved away from home and realized certain things I missed. One being my family and knowing what it meant to have a testimony of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Two summers ago I had the opportunity to attend BYU-Hawaii. It was the best experience I have ever had and it truly changed my life for the better. From that experience I gained my own testimony in knowing that this is Christ's restored church here on the earth today. I have gone through a lot of struggles and challenges in the past, but I have had the help of my Heavenly Father to be there with me every step of the way. Because of my life experiences I am out serving a mission and sharing this message of hope, peace, and happiness to many.Praying to a loving Heavenly Father is comforting and knowing that He knows me perfectly. Not once has He ever left my side. He knows who I can become and I am trying my hardest to become a true disciple of Jesus Christ. I love my Savior Jesus Christ with all of my heart. I know He lives and that He died for all of us. We can be freed of any guilt or shame because of the Atonement of Jesus Christ. A way to come to know who the Savior is, is by sincerely reading the Book of Mormon. This book has changed my life! Every time I read I feel the Holy Ghost comfort me and testify to me that it is true. It has become a road map in my life as I learn what Jesus Christ expects of me.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by serving a mission for 18 months in the North Carolina Raleigh mission. I am devoting my time and service to my Savior Jesus Christ. I am a representative of Him as I share the wonderful gospel to many. It makes me extremely happy as I am sharing with Heavenly Father's children about our message. I love getting to know people and helping them in anyway that I can.