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Hi I'm Lucile

I was born and raised on a small ranch in the Salt Lake Valley. I am a commercial music student. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently a college student at Utah State University. I am studying commercial music and am working towards a career in music editing, transcription, and arranging. I have played the piano since I was 5 years old and love playing just about anything I can get my hands on whether it's Billie Joel, Chopin, or anything in between. I also love acting and theatre. I have worked in community and professional theatre companies as a musician, actor, and sound technician. I love using that medium to tell stories, and discovering new aspects of your personality as you become different characters. I grew up on a small ranch, where my family had lots of pets- chickens, goats, cats, and most notably, thoroughbred racehorses. We race in Texas, and are sometimes lucky enough to watch our horses online or on TV. We love horse racing, and treat the Kentucky Derby and Breeder's Cup like the Superbowl.

Why I am a Mormon

Being from Utah, I guess it's no surprise I was born and raised in the LDS church. I was taught how to pray and read the Book or Mormon at a very early age. As I grew up I had more experiences that strengthened my faith. I discovered that I had a Heavenly Father that loved me and heard my prayers. He knows my name and cares about what goes on during my day. I graduated from high school and, sure, I was living all the teachings of the Gospel, and I was happy, but I didn't really see any need to stay with it. I moved away to school two days after graduation, and almost immediately I stopped going to church. I guess that because of this newfound freedom I felt like I was in charge instead of God. I got really lax in attending my church meetings, I would go months at a time without praying or opening my scriptures, and after about a year, I realized that I was an entirely different person. I was unhappy, stressed, and life just seamed to be so much harder. I didn't want to live like that anymore. I found my reason to stay with the church. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints to me is like an umbrella when you're in the middle of a rainstorm. Sure, you can survive without it, but it's cold, wet, and a lot less comfortable. The Gospel doesn't make the rainstorm go away. Life will still get your feet a little wet, and you can still see the rain, but the Gospel makes it easier to see things in the long term, and it just makes life a little easier to go through. This church has a way of bringing peace and joy like nothing else on this earth. We believe in the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and that through Christ's atonement, we can return to live with him and our Heavenly Father again. He loves us and because he loves us He has given us the scriptures and modern day prophets to guide us back to His presence. I am so grateful for this church and the chance it has given me to be with my family forever and be reunited with my Heavenly Father.

How I live my faith

The choices I make everyday are how I live my faith. I don't drink coffee, tea, or alcohol. I don't smoke, or do drugs. I read my scriptures (especially the Book of Mormon) and am currently preparing to serve as a missionary for the Mormon church. I go to church each week with other college students. Since everyone is around the same age, church is a lot of fun. I teach a Family History sunday school class with another girl in my ward. We believe that families can last throughout eternity so it's important to find our ancestors and learn about them.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Not all Mormons are required to serve a mission. Young Men are strongly encouraged to serve, but even they can choose not to go if they feel like a mission isn't for them. The Young Women are not required to serve, but many (like me) choose to make that sacrifice and serve The Lord. We know that if we serve obediently and with all our heart we will be blessed and so will our families. Show more Show less

Do you really believe there is a prophet like Moses alive today?

I definitely believe that there are living prophets on the earth today. God is the same yesterday, today, and forever, so it would make sense that if there were prophets on the earth during the time of Moses, there would be prophets in His church now. And just like Moses and other ancient prophets, the prophet today guides the church with our Heavenly Father's help. Show more Show less