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Hi I'm Michaela

I'm a freshman in college. I'm a loving sister and an outgoing young woman. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in the Northwest United States with four older sisters. I am a proud aunt of 4 nieces and nephews. I'm currently a freshman in college. I love reading novels and playing my violin.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I know God lives and I love Him. Jesus Christ is my Savior and Redeemer. He is the Son of God. I know He lives. I love feeling his love and guidance all throughout my life. I want to show him how much he means to me. This church shows me how to serve God and brings me closer to Him more than anything else. I know that Joseph Smith was inspired by Him to form this church. This church helps me understand Jesus Christ and how he helps me to become a better person. I'm a Mormon, because I know God wants me to be Mormon.

How I live my faith

I play the piano for the women's class in my church as they sing hymns. I also have sung in choirs, even though I can't sing. I'm glad to serve in my church any way I can. I love visiting with other sisters from my church every month. It's wonderful to get to know them and support them in their individual challenges.

Why do Mormons perform proxy baptisms in their temples?

The Bible tells us that a person must be baptized to enter the Kingdom of Heaven. God wants all of His children to come back to Him, and provided a way that they can. Mormons are baptized on behalf of the dead who were not given that opportunity. However, the dead that are baptized are not forced. They have the choice to either accept or refuse the baptism on done on their behalf. Mormons are baptized for their ancestors because we believe families can continue for eternity. Show more Show less