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Hi I'm Beth

I love to listen to people. I know that everyone has a story to tell. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love to write, draw and make 3D models on my computer. I love to create things, craft stories and think of new ideas by learning about the world. I'm going to school to so I can make 3D models for video games or animated films. I love to sew and dress up. I make costumes and Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. I love Japan, the culture and the language and I do Aikido, Japanese Dance and participate in cultural activities whenever I can.

Why I am a Mormon

I became a member of this church because my family was LDS. I stayed a member of the church because of girls camp and as I grew up and moved away from home I slowly, precept by precept came to know that the first little spark of testimony I had was truth in embryo. I have grown so much from continuing to love others, learn about Christ and devote myself more fully to the Lord. I have learned that by being willing to sacrifice everything, I in return have everything to gain.

How I live my faith

One of my favorite things ever in the entire world is Girls Camp. A week filled with crafts, hiking, friends, uncomfy sleeping and the Spirit of God in a setting that is removed from the world. I went to Girl's camp every year and slowly, with each campfire testimony my love and faith grew until I knew without a doubt that God loved me. I gained so much from the simplest things at camp, the leaves on the trees, the big fluffy white clouds, the incredible friends I made. Even the year of the great downpour and thunderstorm, when we had to leave early, camp was an incredible and enriching experience. I have been taught amazing things by the simple testimony of a 12 year old and been humbled by leaders who sacrifice their time, talents and energy so that every girl can come closer to their Heavenly Father.

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

I am fortunate enough to have grown up around the incredible example of righteous LDS women. They have been leaders in my community, teachers, business women and stay at home moms. They have taught me how to care for others, how to put myself into other people's shoes and how to live my life the best way possible. Mormon women are good, strong women who work hand in hand with their husbands to rear their families righteously in a world where moral decay is evident in almost every social outlet that exists. Mormon women command just as much respect as any other hardworking, intelligent woman commands. One of my leaders, a beautiful and amazingly talented woman, taught me what it was to be virtuous, follow fine details and always always be kind, happy and have a smile. On occasion, when she has a shirt or a jacket she doesn't wear anymore, she passes it on to me. One of my favorite shirts came from her closet, a cute but dressy white button up shirt, which I wear to church or when I feel like looking professional, I match it with some nice slacks. She earned her associates in Interior Design, married a fine man and now has three wonderful children, who I see at church when I visit my parents. She is an equal to her husband and he treats her with kindness and respect. They work hard together to rear their family and one day I hope to be just like her. Show more Show less