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Hi I'm Amy Newson

I love to be outdoors, laugh and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love to laugh and have fun. In my free time I enjoy being outdoors, hiking and running. I'm currently a full time missionary for my Savior, Jesus Christ.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the church. I have always had a testimony that the gospel was true. I had a pretty tragic life experience that turn my life around. My older brother passed away and it really shook my testimony. I couldn't understand why God would take my brother from me if he loved me. I really question if God was even there. I was praying really hard to know if what I had been taught my whole life if it was true. I remember reading the scripture Alma 40: 11-12 "Now, concerning the state of the soul between death and the resurrection—Behold, it has been made known unto me by an angel, that the spirits of all men, as soon as they are departed from this mortal body, yea, the spirits of all men, whether they be good or evil, are taken home to that God who gave them life... And then shall it come to pass, that the spirits of those who are righteous are received into a state of happiness, which is called paradise, a state of rest, a state of peace, where they shall rest from all their troubles and from all care, and sorrow." It brought me so much comfort in knowing where my brother is. I know that I will see him again and I will always be his little sister. We don't always know why certain things happen in life, but Heavenly Father does. He gives us challenges and trials to help us grow and to learn to rely on him. I know that Heavenly Father really is there. I know that it is through faith, repentance, baptism and enduring to the end that we can return to live with Heavenly Father again.

How I live my faith

Jesus Christ set the perfect example. I live my faith by following the example he set for me. I try to be the best I can be. I dress modestly to show my respect for myself and Heavenly Father. I love to serve people and help them in anyway I can. I try to be an example to those around me by refraining speaking profanity and only speaking kindly. I'm currently serving my mission. Everyday I exercise my faith when I pray to know that Heavenly Father will guide me to those who want to learn about the gospel!

What blessings can we receive through the gift of the Holy Ghost?

Amy Newson
The Holy Ghost blesses us in many ways. One of the blessings we can receive through the Holy Ghost is comfort. When we are going through a hard time or just feeling a little down, we can pray to our Father in Heaven and ask him for the strength we need to keep going. The Holy Ghost can dwell within us and give us a piece of comfort and the feeling that we are loved. The Holy Ghost can be felt by everyone. There is a different between having an occasional influence from the Holy Ghost and receiving the Gift of the Holy Ghost. After you are baptized you receive the gift of the Holy Ghost and it can be your constant companion. We must keep the commandments to have the Holy Ghost to be our constant companion. Show more Show less