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Hi I'm Lydia

I grew up in Virginia. I love to play the drums. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Right now I am studying music in college. I can play many instruments like piano, flute, and guitar, but the instrument I love to play the most is percussion. I can play anything you can hit, including drum set, marimba, timpani, and yes, even the cowbell. I also love to do practically everything else, like create other forms of art, play sports, watch movies, sleep in, eat a lot of food, and enjoy nature. If I had enough time, I would do everything! I also love to spend time with my family and friends and simply laugh and have a good time. Life is great!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of this church because I have found nothing that has brought me more joy, peace, and comfort. This gospel is my anchor and has helped me endure the trials, heartache, and disappointments in my life that seem to endlessly come. I know that through Christ, anything is possible. Even though I was born and raised in this church, my testimony grows every day, and I am continually converted as the Holy Ghost keeps confirming that this church is true. I wish that everyone could know the happiness I experience every day knowing that there's a Father in Heaven who loves and cares for each and every one of us, no matter how many mistakes we make. This gospel is true; I have no doubt in my mind that this is the case. Joseph Smith was a true prophet who restored this church in these latter days, and he translated the Book of Mormon, which is a true book in all its entirety. Thomas S. Monson is the true prophet at this time, and he is called of God and is continually inspired by Him to lead the people of this church. I know that the temple is the Lord's house, and that we should sacrifice everything to be able to enter into it to covenant with the Lord and receive the blessings that await us. Through the temple, families are able to be sealed together forever, and I can't wait to be reunited with the love ones I have lost. What a blessing that is! This gospel is so amazing! I wish everyone could realize that because I know that I would be completely and utterly lost without it. Come unto Christ. Let Him heal you and save you. Feel His everlasting love, and share that love with everyone around you. This gospel is true. I say these things in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

How I live my faith

I live the gospel every day of my life, not just on Sundays. I attend church every week, and I try to carry the light and knowledge I obtain there throughout the rest of the week. I also attend other church activities as much as my crazy schedule will allow. I've held leadership positions in my ward, and I've served others through those callings as best as I can. I also share my musical talent by playing the piano and singing for the ward choir, playing the organ for sacrament meetings, performing musical numbers, and playing the piano at baptisms.