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Hi I'm Sorine

I grew up constantly surrounded by family. I'm a child at heart. I love life, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

The sound of a skateboard on the sidewalk scares me to death. I like to make cake and eat it. I love watching Disney movies in my pajamas. I’m a six year old trapped in an adult body. Since I can’t always let that show, I work part time at an elementary school. I hope to one day publish a children’s book. My crazy family means everything to me and I don’t know what I’d do without them around to make me laugh. While growing up and going to school I’ve learned a lot; a lot about myself and a lot about life. I've learned that procrastination isn’t always the best idea – in fact it is never a good idea. I've learned that service to others can get me where I want faster than pushing myself to be perfect. I’ve learned to forget what others think of me and to focus on what God thinks of me.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up with this gospel in my home. It was all I ever knew. It wasn't until I hit high school when I realized how much of an influence the gospel had on my life. As I struggled with all the trials of life, church was the one thing to remain constant. I can always count on the Lord to be there for me. I've felt his love. He has comforted me through every trail and I know he will continue to do just that as I face harder trails in the future. The atonement is one of the greatest blessings in my life. Christ died for each of us, and it was His choice. He suffered more than I could even imagine. He knows exactly what I am going through. He did all of this so that I can have a choice. I don't want it to be wasted. I hope I can live in a way that shows my gratitude towards him. I am a Mormon and I wouldn't have it any other way.

How I live my faith

Growing up I leaned on the testimonies of family members and church leaders around me. I learned to love the gospel simply because those around me loved it. However, as I got older, I wanted to have the same pure faith that they seemed to have. The best way to continue living with faith is to make your faith grow. By trying to develop a personal testimony, I learned to love and live the gospel on my own. Through personal scripture study, prayer, and steady attendance at church meetings, I gained my own testimony. And it is by doing those same three simple things that help me live my faith today. When I went off to college and lived on my own, I began to realize the extreme difference between believing the gospel and living the gospel. I decided if I honestly believe it, I'd better honestly live it. I currently teach the simple basics of the gospel to seven year old children. I am constantly reminded of how wonderfully simple this gospel is. I am so grateful for it and I want to live in a way that shows my faith and my love for the Savior.