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Hi I'm Ivie

I am an Idaho farm girl. I enjoy the outdoors and being with my family, I love being a missionary, and Im a Mormon!

About Me

I am currently serving a mission in Columbia, South Carolina, which is the BEST mission to serve in! There is no place I would rather be. I love being a missionary! What a blessing and privilege it is to be a full time representative of Jesus Christ. I grew up on an Idaho farm where I learned about hard work. I love my family very much and wouldnt be who I am today without them. I love hiking, rock climbing, running, snowboarding, and summer boating. I graduated from high school in 2012. I then went to BYU-Idaho for a year before I came on my mission where I was studying Health Science. I love the South and serving the wonderful people here.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church my whole life and never thought much about why am I Mormon I went to church every week because that's all I ever knew. After many experiences and trials I gained my own testimony about why I was Mormon. The gospel of Jesus Christ has the answers to all problems. Many times in my life I wonder whats next what do I do now this gospel has an answer. My questions and problems were solved. Now as a missionary I am able to answer questions that others have about this religion when they realize how this gospel can change their lives my testimony is strengthened. My testimony has grown so much over these years and has made me see that without this church I would be completely lost. I love this gospel so much I can testify that no matter what your feeling or going through the gospel can help you. Christ is the way he has set that example for us to follow and his path is straight now all we have to do is follow. This gospel and serving a mission has made me the happiest I have ever been. I love this gospel and I know with all my heart it is true. Im thankful for the opportunity I have to serve as a full time representative of Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by serving those around me. This is truly what the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is all about. I always wondered why members of this church were so happy or different it is because of the selfless service they are constantly giving to others. While Christ was on this earth he was an amazing example of selfless service. I learned about serving at a young age because my parents were always giving me service opportunities. Now I am serving a full time mission where I am able to get up everyday and go serve others. Being able to tell a family that they can be together forever or telling someone they can be forgiven of their wrongs is a privilege and blessing. You never know what simple acts of service can do for others.