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Hi I'm Coralie

I grew up in Canada, I'm the second oldest of 6 kids, I want to see the world and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am an active young lady who loves to play sports and have fun. I recently finished my first semester of University where I was on my own for the first time and even though I was far from home I loved every minute of it. While I was at school studying in Exercise Physiology I was also part of the Volleyball team where I really injured myself and had to change part of my life. I am a very independent person but while I was injured I had to rely on other people for some things and I had to force myself to accept help from others. This really opened my eyes to the wonderful people on this earth and to allow me to see the hand of the Lord in my daily life.

Why I am a Mormon

Even though I have been brought up as a Mormon, I really had to gain my own testimony of the church and had to find out for myself if I really believed in what I was being thought and if it was something I wanted to be part of my life. I read the Book of Mormon as a younger child and even though I did not understand everything in the book, I felt at peace when I read it and I felt the Love of my Savior, I also prayed for myself to know if it was true and had a personal revelation that it was. Also at times when I was younger I sometimes found that I was forced to go to church and forced to obey because of my parents but as i grew older and started discovering for myself, I started noticing the difference in my life compared to that of my friends who did not have the gospel in their lives. I found that the more I obeyed, the more I was blessed and the more freedom I gained. I came to realize that the things of the world that seemed so great and that "I was missing out" as those around me said were not worth my time, that they were not something that would benefit me in the long run that they would cause me more pain and harm then I needed to experience and that they would alter and effect the plans that I had for my future and so I decided that It was not something that I would take part in and that yes at times I would feel like an outsider but that I was never alone. That I always have my Savior by my side to guide me and help me make the right choices! I love this gospel and I am really looking forward to going on my mission and to share my true feelings about the gospel to those who haven't had the chance to learn about it and to share the light of Christ and how it has helped me in my life. I know this church is true and I testify that it is the true church and that it has been restored to this by our Heavenly Father because he loves his Children and wants what is best for them. and I say these things in the name of my beloved Savior Jesus the Christ Amen.

How I live my faith

When I was around 12 years old, I was pretty much the only active member of my age in my area and I faced a lot of persecution for being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints and I really had to stand up for my beliefs and hold strong to what I knew was right. When I went away to school I was surrounded with members which was a big change for me and living the gospel became much easier, I was able to talk about the things I read in my Scriptures and even had classes on the Book of Mormon which I found was wonderful! It really allowed me to see that I was not the only one and that there were many others (especially those around my age) who were living the same standards and were proud of it. It really strengthened my testimony. Now that I am back home, I am currently serving in the youth program of my ward and trying really hard to share my testimony with those wonderful young spirits and trying as best as I can to encourage them to live the gospel because it is the best decision that they can make. I love to be able to organize activities for them and to see the light in their eyes as they spend time together and learn! Also as I prepare to Leave on a Mission for a period of 18 Months and serve the Lord, I spend most of my spare time with the Missionaries and help them teach lessons to those who are learning about the church. It is wonderful to live by their rules and I am finding so many blessings in my life just by following the standards and doing the things that I have been thought to do.