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Hi I'm Lindsay

I am Native American born and raised in Arizona. I fell in love with Korean culture, still love it today. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a Native American, full blooded Navajo to be more precise. I thoroughly enjoy the thrill of athletics. Among these athletics I play are basketball, softball, and volleyball. I feel that the competition that comes from these activities helps to prepare life skills. When I attended college I was very active in athletics, however, there were plenty of other activities that I found enriching. Education was always high on my priority list, but what caught me off guard was how much I could love another culture just as much as my own. Very early in my college years I met a Korean girl, we became friends quickly and that soon sky rocketed. Every year more and more Korean students attended the school, and I was quick to get to know them. Today, years later, dozens of friends later, I still have that same passion to learn from them. This may all seem very plain, but from the person I was in high school- unwilling to open to others, rough tom-boy, to who I am now- slowly learning to open more and more, still tom-boy. This culture that I learned about through the years has helped me learn to adapt to changes, of which I am very grateful for.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into this chuch. I want to share my story as to why I have chosen to stay a member. As a child I went to church every Sunday, I went to the youth activities every Wednesday, I loved the church. High school came and went, and now I was at college, on my own. Church never lost its place in my heart, that place simply grew more and more. In my years at school I had challenges that tested my faith, but I knew that I had to go through these things in order to gain my very own testimony. It was in college that I realized that I had the foundation I needed in the chuch, but now it was my responsibility to grow faith. The standards I had when I was home were always rememered, but I made the choice on my own to push myself and the faith I had. As I pursued the gospel I found myself going through both joyous events and terrible ones just the same. Many a time family and friends, that were both members and non-members, would constantly ask why I continue to live the gospel, especially when things were hard. This gospel is the truth, it is the light. What kind of faith could I possibly have if I faultered simply because things were not going the way I wanted. Life is hard, the gospel is not. I cannot take someone else's testimony and use it as my own, I had to grow my own testimony. It was my choice to continue to stay in His church, and I am proud to say that I learned it, with the help of family and friends of course, for myself.

How I live my faith

Living my faith is quite basic. I simply do the things that I know are right. Yes I have faith in my heart, because of that faith I am not afraid to stand out and live the high standards. I am an athlete, and of course I am always around the sports that I love. What better way to spend my time than helping the younger generation develop a passion for these sports as well, I volunteer coach the softball team at the high school. Seeing the girls learn from one another and from their experiences is such a reward for me. Not only coaching softball and basketball, I also teach the very young children at church on Sundays. Service is fun and very challenging, but it is through service that I can share my faith with others. This does not mean that I preach to everyone I meet, this simply means that when I am out doing service in the community, or in church, I always remember who I am and what I stand for. As of July 24th of this year I will be serving as a full-time missionary in the Guatemala City South Mission. This will mark a milestone for my life, these 18 months will be the most lifechanging for me and I am excited to go and do what the Lord has commanded of me.