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Hi I'm Miranda Ferguson

I'm a twin, and I've been told that that's pretty awesome. But what's even more awesome is that I'm a Mormon. =)

About Me

Two's my lucky number, I suppose; I'm a twin, my little brothers are twins, and both sets are two minutes apart. Growing up, my siblings were my playmates and best friends. We did pretty much everything together from bike rides to capture-the-flag in the backyard. I was raised in western Idaho, and when you grow up in the good ol' potato state, you sort of have to make your own fun. I've had food fights, sailed veggie boats, built forts, climbed trees, raced wagons, stuffed myself in grocery store freezers . . . needless to say my life has not been boring. =) I have almost earned my bachelor's degree in English (with an emphasis in Professional Writing). I'm hoping to become an editor because I LOVE editing! Maybe it's the thrill I get from helping others see the potential in their work, or because editing exposes me to variety of beautiful and unique writing styles--probably both. Other things I enjoy doing include jogging/exercising, hiking, being outdoors, spending time with friends and family, rollerblading, riding bikes, playing piano, reading, and cooking. My family means the world to me. Growing up near my extended family made for countless fond memories that usually involved games, delicious food, great company, and lots of laughter. In a nutshell, I could just say, "It's a Wonderful Life."

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that this gospel is true - that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the Lord's restored gospel upon the earth today. I am a Mormon because I've felt the strength, power, and sense of peace that comes into my life as I study the Book of Mormon. And now that I've felt it, I cannot live without it. Or rather, I cannot live without Him. Twenty-two years of life isn't very long to some, but for me it has been plenty of time to realize that without Christ, my life would be nothing--I would be nothing. He is my strength, my redemption, my hope, literally my everything. I am very, very far from perfect, and sometimes I get down on myself. However, I know that Heavenly Father loves me, flaws and all, and He wants me to return to Him. This gives me courage to keep trying. I also know that His Son, Jesus Christ, loves us all so much that He atoned for our sins and laid down His life for us. Because of Him, I have the chance to start over and strive to be better each and every day . . . and so do you.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by loving and serving those around me. I try to see others as our Heavenly Father sees them: children of God, men and women with unlimited potential, individuals who are infinitely loved by a perfect, all-knowing Heavenly Father.