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Hi I'm Amber Frandsen

I grew up in Arizona. I'm serving a mission in the Netherlands. And, oh yeah, I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am most definitely from Arizona although I may have been born in Texas. I'm the second oldest child in my family and I've got pretty decent siblings with one older and recently married sister, one younger sister and two younger brothers. My parents are also, dare I say it, awesome. I love all sorts of things. I love sunshine. In Arizona it is pretty hot so we go swimming a lot. I like to sing...although I probably should stop doing that in public. I also find it quite fine to bike now that I'm serving a mission in the Netherlands. I'm trying to learn Dutch right now and can definitely say that I'm receiving some heavenly help. When I get back home, I'll continue studying at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah and plan on majoring in something cool (but I'll have to get back to you on what exactly that is...later)

Why I am a Mormon

Being a Mormon is a lifestyle. It's a religion. It's a truth that I have come to know. Believing in something greater than you makes you happier. It makes you live better. But more importantly it opens your eyes to truth. I'm not just a Mormon because it makes me happier (although, that is a good reason!) I'm a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints because I know that God lives and that's something very real for me. That we have a Savior, Jesus Christ. That they still reveal their words through prophets, just as they always have. I couldn't ever deny this. Because I know it. And that's why I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

Well, it's always a blast to go church. Taking the Sacrament is something that helps me weekly to remember to put God first. I also try to keep pretty high standards with the media I watch/read/listen to. That can be pretty hard sometimes but I've found that it's worth it. What I've been finding during my mission is how important it is to study the scriptures and pray everyday. Those are such simple things that can make a huge difference. I'm super grateful for the gospel and the direction it's given in my life. I feel very blessed because through the gospel of Jesus Christ, I've been able to develop a relationship with my Heavenly Father.