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Hi I'm Nicole Bean

I live in Highland, Utah. I am serving my mission in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I live in Highland, Utah. I graduated from Lone Peak High School and am going to school at Utah Valley University where I am studying business. I love watching movies, reading books, spending time with my family, and having fun with my friends. I am serving my mission in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church and have always loved it. I came to a point though where I needed to find out for myself if the church was true or not. I had the opportunity to go to the Eastern United States and visit pretty much all of the church sites. Before I left on the trip, I prayed to Heavenly Father to help me to know whether the church is true or not. I remember exactly when and where my prayer was answered. My prayer wasn't answered right away, but it was about half way through the trip when we were in Vermont at Joseph Smith's birthplace. Our leaders, the missionaries, and others were sharing stories and their testimonies of Joseph Smith. After hearing many stories, we got to walk around, ponder, and write in our journals. As I was writing in my journal about how amazing and inspirational Joseph Smith is, I thought about all of the trials, tribulations, and persecution that he went through for the church. At that point, a thought popped into my head that no one would go through all that Joseph Smith went through for something that is not true. An overwhelming feeling came over me that I know was the Holy Ghost, which testified to me that this church is true and that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God.

How I live my faith

I go to a young, single adults ward. I love going to church with people my age who are going through some of the same things that I am and who I can relate to. My calling in church is visiting teaching, which gives me the opportunity to get to know some of the women in my ward, share my testimony with them, and serve others.

What do Mormons believe concerning the doctrine of grace?

Nicole Bean
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