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Hi I'm Lindsay Shearer

I am half Salvadorian, half American. I study in England. I work with autistic children. I love sports. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and partially raised in the mid-west until my family packed up and moved to Utah in my early teens. After high school, I decided to work instead of pursue a college education and had a career for nearly 7 years in the title/escrow field of the real estate industry. Along the way, I became intrigued with autism and delved into that fascinating world, not knowing where it would lead me. A few years back, after a lot of prayer and putting all of my faith in my Heavenly Father, I left my first career and decided it was time for a proper education to build on my interest with autism. I have left the comforts of home and am now a mature student of Psychology at a University in the UK. Along with my studies and church duties, I play basketball for the University's club team and enjoy travelling the world, as time and funds allow. One of the things I love most about the UK is the culture and diversity I find all around me. I love people. I have met some of the most amazing individuals in my recent adventures and travels and wouldn't trade my experiences for anything. I have opportunities daily to talk to people about my beliefs, which I absolutely love. My next goal in life is to become a wife to a righteous, good man and hopefully become a mother to any children God chooses to bless me with.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have received multiple, reassuring witnesses that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is Christ's true church on the Earth. I know this because I have prayed to know and have received my answer from God. As I've committed myself to becoming a disciple of Jesus Christ, I've experienced countless miracles in my own life and have undoubtedly seen the hand of God in the lives of others. I know we are children of a loving Father in Heaven. He painstakingly sent His son to the Earth to atone for all mankind. Our Saviour so lovingly and selflessly performed the Atonement because we matter to Him. Each one of us is important. We are all on this Earthly, individual journey, but not alone. The love, strength, and guidance I receive from my Father in Heaven, my Saviour, and the Holy Ghost are the most precious of gifts. I wish everyone in the world could find the happiness and direction I have found in living the principles of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I am not perfect, but I strive to be better every day. Being a Mormon isn't just about going to church once a week or a few times a year. It's a way of life. A beautiful life. We have opportunities to serve in our communities and congregations, that allow us to grow closer and come to love one another as we learn from, serve, and teach each other. Daily scripture study and constant prayer are key in giving me the strength to get through life's ups and downs. I have had many different assignments in the church that range from teaching the adult women, to organising activities for young single adult (18-30) congregations, to helping with sporting events. I currently work with the youth, young women between the ages of 12 and 18. We meet together on Sundays and during the week. I love the youth and am inspired by them every day as they live righteous lives patterned after the Saviour's. I learn more from them than I could ever dream of teaching them. I also associate with a wonderful group of young single adults who meet together often to participate in scripture/gospel study, service, and socialising. Being at University has also allowed me to get to know people of other faiths and cultures. I love learning about others and also sharing with them my testimony of the gospel of Jesus Christ.