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Hi I'm Chelsie

I'm an artist. I like to make people laugh. I'm almost a legal midget. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm going to school at Brigham Young University, and I will be graduating in April! I'm not the brightest but I made it through. I like to paint big abstract paintings. The bigger the better. I'm studying Sociology, and I want to be a marriage and family therapist. But for the moment, as a soon-to-be college grad, I'm not sure what to do with my life. I like to sing, in my car and in the shower, and with my roommates. I served a mission in Paris, France, and I teach at the MTC and being around missionaries and helping them learn French is my favorite thing in the world. I used to be very shy. Sometimes I still claim to be shy. But my mission taught me that I also love people. I love to make people laugh. I have a blog. I am very short, I just passed up the legal midget requirement recently and I'm pretty sad about it.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have read the Book of Mormon and I know that it's true. I know it because thanks to that book, I have a strong relationship with my Father in heaven. I know he lives, and that he loves me, because I have learned to communicate with him and see the ways he communicates with me. Thanks to that book I know that there is a plan for my life and that I can have an incredible life filled with joy, even when dangers and difficulties are all around me. I'm a Mormon because my family, and many of my friends, are Mormon and I love having that to share. I'm a Mormon because being a Mormon keeps me close to my Savior, gives me opportunities to serve and grow, and because being a Mormon makes me happy! Happy beyond words and thrilled to my toes about life.

How I live my faith

One Sunday a month, I get to teach a class to other women my age. We talk about things the prophets have talked about, the lives of the prophets, or random topics. Last month we talked about missionary work and sharing what makes us happy. I shared one of my favorite quotes, which says that no woman is a more powerful instrument in the hands of God than a woman of God who is thrilled to be who she is. I live my faith by being happy, being optimistic, believing that people are good and that there are good things in the future. I live my faith by spending time with my family and friends. I live my faith by going to the temple every week. I teach missionaries, when they are preparing to go out into the world and tell other people about our faith. We talk about Christ, and how to share the good news about him. We share our testimonies and the ways that faith in Christ has blessed our lives. We talk about how important each person is and how important it is to love them. They learn how to listen, how to ask good questions, how to see each person as a priceless child of God, and how to share what we have. Working with the missionaries reminds me of how good the Lord is and how many wonderful truths there are to know and share. It makes me happy. I love those missionaries with all my heart.