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Hi I'm Amanda Tipton

I'm a full time missionary in New York, I love the color orange, and I love life!

About Me

So I am currently serving in the New York Rochester Mission and it has been the best! I always heard return missionaries say how it was the best time of their life and it was the best decision they made, and I can honestly say that for myself now! Being able to share the gospel with others whether they are members, non members, or people who come to go the Sacred Sites has been such a privilege and honor for me. I love being able bear my testimony of the Restored Gospel, in the actual place that it happened. Bearing my testimony to people has become one of my very favorite things to do. I love my family, my friends, the scriptures, my Loving Heavenly Father, and my Savior Jesus Christ.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the Church into a righteous family, with amazing parents who have always helped me to do the best I can and incorporate the gospel into my life. I am so grateful that I can turn to Christ whenever I need and in any circumstance, and know with all of my heart that He is there for me and is waiting to help and bless me in every way possible. I know that by living the commandments, I am being eternally blessed. I know with all my heart that my Savior, Jesus Christ died for me and loves me oh so very much and wants me to return to Him someday. I also want this for myself and I know that by living the gospel standards and being the very best I can be, will help me to do this. I know that He has given us a prophet, Thomas S. Monson to help guide us and prepare us for returning to our Heavenly Father, and I respect and support him 100%. He is an amazing man and I'm so grateful that he is here to guide us and give direct council from our Heavenly Father. I am grateful for my life that has been given to me, and for the many opportunities I have had, and know that I truly am blessed to be a member of this church.

How I live my faith

One of the ways that I can show my love and appreciation for Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ, are by obeying the commandments. When we obey, we are blessed. Simple as that. Obviously we aren't going to be perfect and we will make mistakes, but if we can do our absolute best, the Savior took care of the rest. Our mistakes have already been paid for and so we are just asked to obey so that we can live in the presence of our Father in Heaven, and Savior again sometime. I really look forward to that day!