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Hi I'm Shaundra Barney

I love blue skies, the mountains, singing, and signing! I am currently serving in the Iowa Des Moines Mission. I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I love to be happy and I love to make others happy! One of my favorite things to do is to sing and you can catch me singing just about all the time! I plan to someday teach American History to high school students. Currently, I am serving as a missionary in the Iowa Des Moines mission and absolutely loving it! I am from Colorado and Utah, so I miss the mountains a bit, but the Iowa sky is something you just can't compare.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that the messages taught in this church are true! Not only are the messages true, but the ordinances and authority this church has are true! I am a Mormon because I love my Savior and Heavenly Father, and this church helps me learn that the Savior and Heavenly Father love me, too! Knowing that I am a Daughter of God, gives me confidence and hope in my life and in my future. I know that I am here for a divine purpose, as is everyone! That purpose is unique, and is centered on the Gospel of Jesus Christ. My beliefs fulfill me. I can be completely hopeful and confident in who I am and who I am becoming because of my faith. I am a Mormon because I wouldn't be happy any other way.

How I live my faith

I strive to live my faith through my outlook on life and my daily interactions with other people. As I worked with the women in my ward, through an organization called Relief Society, I was able to witness the simple things that each woman did to strengthen and uplift one another. By this example of service, and love, my attitude brightened. This life is meant to be joyful, and we can find that joy as we help one another along the way. As a missionary, I live my faith as I work to share the gospel with others. This message of this gospel is one of peace and joy and love. Because of that, my efforts as a missionary and as a person reflect those attributes. I am filled with love for the people in Iowa, and I carry with me peace and joy. This work is a happy work! This message is a joyous one.