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Hi I'm Lydia

I seek to find the positives and beauty of life and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a sophomore at college. I am majoring in Elementary Education. I love to teach and be around children. I love to shop (especially for shoes). I love the outdoors and strive to spend as much time outside as possible such as ski, hike and mountain bike. I am an avid sports fan and enjoy watching basketball and football games with family and friends.

Why I am a Mormon

The gospel has blessed my life in ways that are too many to count. I have been raised by parents who are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, but I had to come to my own knowledge if the Church was true. I gained my own testimony by seeking for a relationship with our Savior Jesus Christ. I did this through studying and reading The Book of Mormon. Through this reading I became closer to my Savior and discovered that I could have a close relationship with Jesus Christ. I also prayed if The Book of Mormon was true and I received a powerful yes. I was surrounded by a feeling of love and my heart felt as if it was on fire. I know that The Book of Mormon is true, it has made me a more loving, honest and overall better person through the principles taught therein. I know that Joseph Smith is a true prophet ordained of God and he truly saw God the Father and his son Jesus Christ. I am so thankful for the many sacrifices he made to help re-establish Christs church. I know that we have a latter day prophet today, Thomas S. Monson who receives inspiration from God to lead this church. I know that we have a loving Heavenly Father who knows each of us personally and whom is always readily available to us. All we have to do is come to him in prayer. I have a testimony of prayer and I know that we can communicate to God and he blesses me continually every day. I know that Jesus Christ came down here to Earth to redeem the world. He atoned for our sins that we can one day return to him and our father in heaven. He is my friend, my brother and my savior and I love him and am thankful that I have the amazing blessing to have a relationship with him.

How I live my faith

Growing up in high school I attended morning seminary where I spent an hour with peers my age studying the gospel which provided a great way to start the say. I have participated in various service projects with fellow members such as beach clean ups and Christmas caroling, which have always provided much joy in my life and provided many blessings. Through the gospel of Jesus Christ I have found the many blessings of service and how it can enrich the lives of others and your own life.

Why do Mormon missionaries proselyte?

I am preparing to be a missionary myself and the reason that I want to be a missionary is because I want to share the knowledge of the gospel of Jesus Christ that has blessed my life and has brought me much joy. I want to share this joy with others so that they can come to know and have a relationship with their Savior. Show more Show less