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Hi I'm Lauren Dodson

I love Disney movies, playing the piano, ballroom dancing, and pretending that I'm funny.

About Me

I'm currently studying at Brigham Young University. I hope one day to be a high school Family and Consumer Science teacher. I love ballroom dancing, playing the piano, sewing, and laughing at my own dumb jokes. Hopefully someday I'll get to travel and be a mother.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised as a Mormon, but I never really tried to gain my own testimony before I got to college. When I left home, all of a sudden, Mom wasn't there to make sure I went to church. It was a pretty big adjustment. Then, I decided that I was interested in serving as a missionary. But as I tried to prepare myself to serve, I discovered that I didn't have much of a testimony of my own. I had been riding the coattails of my parents' testimonies the entire time. So I started studying the gospel, praying to know that it was true. There was never a specific experience where the truth of the gospel hit me, but many small and precious moments when I could feel the Spirit letting me know that the gospel of Jesus Christ was true.

How I live my faith

I believe that the phrase "good things come in small packages" definitely applies to the gospel. I've found that by doing the little things, like reading my scriptures, saying my prayers, and being kind everyday, I am blessed with true happiness.