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Hi I'm Shivani Narayanan

I'm a triathlete, an animal lover, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a big health freak! I love working out and learning about nutrition! My favorite sport is running, but I also love to swim and bike! I've done a couple of marathons, half marathons, and triathlons to raise money for a children's orphanage. I also love to hike, kayak, and spend time in nature! I think we're so blessed to have such a beautiful world to live in. I am a big animal lover and am thinking about being a vet someday. I have a dog named Toffee and he's my best friend! I love going to the park and just running around with him! I also love helping people in any way that I can, and making them feel so special and loved!

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a recent convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Growing up I didn’t know anything about my savior, and I struggled a lot. I was just really confused about life, and there were several times when I felt so lost and lonely that I just wanted to give up. I’d always felt like there was something missing in my life, but when I found the gospel I felt like that hole in my heart was finally being closed. So I got baptized in February 2011, and now I get to serve a mission in Thailand! Ever since I found the gospel I’ve been happier than I ever thought was even possible. The gospel gives me so much hope and so much to look forward to in life. The moment I decided to be baptized was the moment I felt Heavenly Father's and Jesus Christ’s infinite love for me. And that love is what keeps me going every day. I know that I am never alone, and that I always have Christ and Heavenly Father with me. I know that Christ suffered in the Garden of Gethsemane for us so that he can know exactly how we are feeling during hard times, and can help us through them. I know that our savior lives and that he loves us more than we can ever comprehend. I know that sadness ends, but happiness is forever. And I know that we can overcome anything through the atonement. I’m so grateful to have this gospel in my life because I would be completely lost without it!

How I live my faith

I absolutely love the Gospel of Jesus Christ! I live my faith by striving to be more like my savior Jesus Christ everyday. I try to be a good example to others by following in His footsteps, and by being kind and respectful towards others. I strive to love everyone and not judge them, and to be a friend to those that are lonely. I'm also leaving in a couple days to serve a mission in Bangkok, Thailand! I'm so grateful for my savior and everything he's done for me, and I can't wait to go serve my Lord and help his children!