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Hi I'm Missy

I grew up in Idaho and my high school had 130 students. I'm now a junior at BYU, I love burgers, and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Idaho, and as a result of having cows, I love any kind of juicy hamburger with bacon on it. I am a student at BYU, although I'm taking an 18 month break to serve a mission. Much of my childhood was spent playing outside and sleeping under the stars. I love to sing, and believe that music can influence how a person feels, believes, and acts. I spend my time at work where I bake cupcakes, cookies, brownies, and bars. My free time is spent eating all that I bake, sleeping, and watching movies. I guess you could say that I'm the typical college student. Although I feel like everyone else, my testimony of Jesus Christ is special to me and has influenced who I have and hope to become.

Why I am a Mormon

I decided to become a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints because of the happiness that it has brought me and my family. Its pretty obvious to choose to live a certain way because it brings you satisfaction, fulfillment, comfort, and unending happiness. I have grown to love keeping God's commandments because I know it makes Him happy and it makes me happy. It is a joy that cannot be replaced and cannot be replicated in any other way.

How I live my faith

I have spent a significant amount of time participating in my college community by serving as the vice president of the BYU Women's Chorus. This has enabled me to share my testimony of love for Jesus Christ through music and service. Giving free performances, organizing concerts, and caroling at retirement homes has helped me grow in love towards those with whom I serve. Every semester, the Women's Chorus organizes a huge service project geared towards women. This year, we organized each day into a day of service. One day we served ourselves, the next we served a stranger, and then a close family member or friend. The last day we served a battered women's shelter by donating hygiene and baking items. I believe service to close family members, friends, and strangers is a very effective way to live my faith.