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Hi I'm Makenzie

I grew up in Wellsville Utah. I graduated from Mountain Crest High school. I am a mormon.

About Me

The things that I love most in my life are probably the Gospel, my family and friends, and music. I am the middle child of two sisters. My older sister is married and has the cutest little baby in the world, and my younger sister is in third grade; we adopted her when she was three, now she's 8 years old. I myself am 19 years old. I am currently serving a mission in Demoines Iowa, but before that I was going to college for Music Therapy, and am planning on continuing that when I get back. I play the piano, viola, harp, guitar and a bunch of other instruments. My dream is to be able to play all the instruments in the world; but my favorite so far is the piano, my main instrument. I also enjoy writing. I've written afew novels and would love to publish them someday. I've always been a huge book worm; some of my favorite books include Harry Potter, The Book Thief, The Shadow thieves, and the Warrior cats series. I also love cats, food, sleeping, hanging out with my friends, and alot of other things.

Why I am a Mormon

Like I mentioned above, my whole life I have been told that the gospel was true, but it really wasn't until around the end of High school that I started to realize I couldn't always relay on what my parents believed. I needed to find out for myself, so I did. It didn't really come all at once for me, but a little bit at a time. Through church and Seminary I had countless experiences that proved to me that the gospel, is in fact true. This only increased as I graduated High school and started college. My mom and dad said it would be good for me to move out. I didn't want to, but I did. At first I felt impossibly alone, and I wasn't to fond of my roommates either, but I loved my ward. It was a single adult ward; and everyone was kind of in the same boat, and it was great to be with people who understood what i was going through. I learned that though I wasn't with my family, I didn't have to be alone. My brother, Jesus, is always with me and supporting me and I can always talk to my father in Heaven through prayer. He listens and loves to hear his children. I have learned Faith, hope, and about the atonement. That even though I'm far from perfect, I can repent and become perfected through Christ. Even though I technically have been a member my whole life, I really am a convert. It took me years, but I can now say without a shadow of a doubt that this gospel is true, it is beautiful, and I love it with all my heart. And that is why I am taking another leap of faith, leaving my home and family, and going out to tell people about this wonderful gospel. I want them to feel the joy that I have felt by having there own experiences. God loves all his children, and thats what I want everyone to know; that you can be happy beyond anything you have ever felt by accepting the gospel into your life.

How I live my faith

I grew up in a family that is very strong in the gospel, so as long as I can remember I always went to chuch. from the time I was a little girl I was always told by my parents that the gospel was true, and of course, you believe whatever your mom and dad tells you. As I grew older and started to get more involved in the church, I was able to find my own ways of knowing that the gospel was true; or I found my testimony. When I was twelve years old, I started to do activities with the other people in my church that were my age. We did things from serving others; like helping people with there gardens or visiting the elderly to river rafting and making ice cream sculptures. I probably took those years for grantide, for now I look back on them and realize what a blessing it was to be able to be a part of that. I also served in more than one leadership positions in my church; and through those have grown closer to my Heavenly Father and have learned the joy of serving his children. I also have visited others in the ward and felt the joy of serving them as well; and I can't count the times that I've been helped by people in the church when I needed a friend, or just someone to talk to, an encouraging word. They are allways there, and I am so grafeful for them.