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Hi I'm Amee Vigil

I was born and raised in Southern California. I love to hang with friends, go to the beach or movies and I am Mormon.

About Me

Let’s see…what can I tell you about myself? Well for starters…I LOVE music!! I am currently teaching myself to play the guitar but the thing I love to do most is sing. I am taking online classed out of BYU Idaho through the Pathway Program and it is awesome!! I guess in a way I am an artist whether it is drawing a picture, taking a photograph or re-designing my room…it’s something that calms me and I have fun with it. I am currently looking for a job but that doesn't stress me out so much to the point that I don’t want to hang out with my friends or go to the beach and relax, maybe get a tan. I love hanging out with my friends and my family and I feel so blessed to have them in my life and supporting me.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents joined the church when they were teens, so I was born in the church and have grown up into it. Everybody has a hard life in their own way and with those trails they can become stronger maybe physically, mentally, spiritually or maybe all three. For me I have had several trails in my life and one trail that really strengthened me spiritually, and I sometimes think physically as well, was when I lost my mother. Growing up was difficult because I just held all my emotions in and started to rebel and blame the church for taking my mother away. It has taken me years to humble myself and not blame the church or the Lord because I know he has a bigger plan in motion that I can’t even comprehend the full scope of it. A year ago or so I did hit bottom and was really depressed and hung out with people that didn't uplift me and I drank and did hookah a few times. After doing these things I didn't feel good, it didn't make me happy, I wasn't having fun like everyone else and it made me think if my mother was proud of me right now and when I realized that the answer was no, I knew I needed to go back to church that my mother joined when she was 14 and talk to my bishop which I did. When I become depressed like this I think of my mother and I do sometimes become a little suicidal so when I was down like that and just coming back to church I decided instead of killing myself I would get a tattoo instead in honor of my mother. For me that was a low point and I knew I could not get that low again and with the help of my close group of friends from church I haven’t and now I am going to school and going to the Temple at least once a week. I am not proud of what I did and if I could go back in time I wouldn't change a thing cause my trails and my sacrifices have made me into the person I am and through my experiences I can teach my younger cousins and my future children what not to do and through doing those things I can become a better person and a better member

How I live my faith

I live my faith on day at a time. For instance I am giving my faith, my trust, to the Lord that he will help me find a job. Not a job that I want but a job where he needs me to be. To either bring someone unto the gospel or bring someone back or just be a friend to someone. The Lord has a plan for me and I just need to put my faith in the Lord and not question him. Doctrine and Covenants 1:21-23, “That faith also might increase in the earth; That mine everlasting covenant might be established; That the fulness of my gospel might be proclaimed by the weak and the simple unto the ends of the world, and before kings and rulers.”