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Hi I'm Laura

I grew up in Leicester, and joined the Royal Navy when I was 18. I live in Cornwall close to my family. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born into the church, and have been brought up in a close family unit with church values instilled in our lives. I joined the Navy when I was 18 to train as an Engineer, further my education and travel the world, and now work as a Divisional Officer to the new recruits going through basic training. I have been to many parts of the world, and been privileged to meed so many great people. I love spending time with my family and hope to some day have one of my own.

Why I am a Mormon

I love the gospel, and everything it brings into my life. I went through a long period of inactivity in the church, and over time, came to a realization that I was missing the key ingredient to fulfillment and happiness. I came back to church and now live the gospel standards which bring immense joy to my life. Have that sense of purpose in life gives me direction and peace as I know what is coming and how to cope with it. The gospel helps me to overcome challenges in my life and gives me the opportunity to serve others. It also enables me to prioritize as I have a focal point in everything I do. Living the gospel brings freedom, and encourages a healthy lifestyle. I have been truly blessed since inviting the gospel into my life, and love the community and family that comes with it.

How I live my faith

I am a primary teacher in my local church branch, and teach the 7-11 year old children gospel principals. This is hugely rewarding, and I am privileged to be a part of the development and progression of these great kids. I carry out visiting teaching with my sister, and enjoy visiting with some of the wonderful women in my church once a month to share experiences and stories, and serve others where possible.

What do Mormons believe about family?

Laura
Mormons believe family to be the very bedrock of our values and strength while we make our way through life. The family unit is a powerful concept, and has an extremely big impact on people as they grow up through its influence. My personal values and standards are derived from those of my parents, and have been a constant source of strength and support in my life. I am sealed to my parents through covenants that they made to each other in the temple when they were married, and I believe this to be the uniting strength that holds my family together. Show more Show less