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Hi I'm Chrissy

I love the outdoors, reading, and watching old movies. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a normal college girl trying to figure out what career path is right for me. To some I am quiet and shy while to others I am crazy and weird. I rather spend time in my room reading a good book than go to a party. I also love to watch movies, especially old movies. My all time favorite movie is Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. My very best friends are my family and we love to go camping, hiking, swimming, rafting, basically anything outdoors. Starting on May 22, 2013, I have the wonderful opportunity to give 18 months of my life to the Lord by serving as a full time missionary in Raleigh, North Carolina!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, or I am a Mormon, because I know it to be the true church of Jesus Christ. I know that it is the same exact church that Christ had when he lived on the earth. Joseph Smith was a prophet of God who RESTORED the gospel of Jesus Christ. I have had countless experiences in my life were I have felt the power of the Holy Ghost bare witness to me that this is His church. If I ever had a question about certain things that I did not fully understand about the gospel, I read my scriptures and prayed and asked my Heavenly Father for understanding and asked if these things I learn in church to be true. Through doing both of these things I found my answer through the Holy Ghost, and my faith was strengthened, and I came to know that this is His church. I did not receive a big vision or had a huge experience, but through the still small voice and the fire burning in my heart, I found this gospel to be true. Like Joseph Smith, I prayed and asked my Heavenly Father if this gospel to be true, and through His time period and His own way I found out for myself that it is true. I have a Heavenly Father that loves me and He has a special plan for me and each one of us. Whenever I feel unloved, or alone, I know that I always have a Heavenly Father and brother Jesus Christ that I can turn to for comfort. I know that He loves me and is standing by me through everything.

How I live my faith

Right now I am preparing to serve a full time mission, and I am trying every day to become more like my Savor Jesus Christ. I know that it is not even possible for me to become perfect like him, but I am trying to do the best I can. I try to at least spend an hour a day in my scriptures, attend my institute class every Monday and Wednesday, and I go to church every Sunday. I try each and every day to keep the commandments and to become a little better than I was yesterday. Right now in my life I am trying so hard to be worthy of serving a mission, and Satan is trying his hardest to bring me down. Satan is a real being who knows each one of us. I have fallen short many times and have given into temptation, but then I repent and try to be better again. I notice on the days that I read my scriptures and pray to my Heavenly Father, it is easier to ignore Satan and overcome the temptations sent my way.