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Hi I'm Lynsey

I grew up in Edinburgh, Scotland. I work for Universal Music Group. I'm married to an aspiring Barrister. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in the beautiful city of Edinburgh until I was 19 when I moved out to study at University in Buckinghamshire, England. I attained a BA Hons degree in Music Management & Artist Development. After graduation I moved to London and began working for Universal Music Group where I have now been for three years. I am an international product manager in the marketing and promotions department. My job is busy and stressful at times but I absolutely love it and get to travel the world with music artists and have some really cool experiences. But even better than that I have an incredible husband to come home to! We got married in my home city of Edinburgh two years ago. I love everything about marriage and it's bond. I love experiencing life with my best buddy and the adventures it brings to us. We love to travel and do crazy random things. Family and friends are very important to me and I believe in living life to it's fullest and reaching your potential.

Why I am a Mormon

I became a Mormon when I was 12 years old. Prior to that I did not practice religion. As a baby, I was christened in the Protestant church but we never attended church in my childhood. One day (when I was age 12), missionaries knocked on our door. My mother instantly knew who they were as she was baptised and attended the Mormon church for a few years as a teenager. The missionaries came to our house every week to teach our family about the gospel. It was my favourite part of the week, I loved learning about the gospel. Even though I had never been taught the principles of the gospel before, it all made sense to me and I knew instantly that it was true. I remember the very first time I went to the Mormon Church in Edinburgh. I was so happy and I will never forget the feeling, it's that feeling you get when you return home - warmth, safely, happiness, welcomeness. I remember knowing and deciding that very first Sunday of attending church, that from then on I would always go and that it would always be part of my life. My sisters and I were baptised soon after and the rest is history! I have now been a member of the Mormon church for 12 years and can say with all sincerity that joining the Mormon church was the best decision I've ever made. I've always lived a very happy life, but the gospel brings so much more to me. It brings joy, faith, peace, comfort and understanding of who I am and what the purpose of life is and God's bigger plan. The church taught me to have high morals and to live my life in a virtuous way, which I am truly grateful for. This church is true and it is for everyone!

How I live my faith

I attend church every Sunday but I live my faith every day. I pray every day in thanks to God for all of my blessings and privileges and ask for strength and guidance when I need help and answers. I read the scriptures - both the Bible and Book of Mormon, to learn about history, seek wisdom and find answers. I teach a class of 12-13 year old girls at Church on Sunday and help plan and run activities for the youth group (age 12-17) on Tuesday evenings. I visit the Temple as often as I can with my husband, it is a really special and sacred place full of God's presence. I do my best to be a loving and kind person person, try to look out for others and be the best version version of myself. My favourite quote from the former Prophet Gordon B. Hinckley is "Limitless is your potential, magnificent is your future, if you take control of it".

Why don’t Mormons drink coffee, tea, or alcohol? What is the Mormon Church’s law of health and proper diet?

Lynsey
The gospel teaches us to look after our bodies. We do not drink tea, coffee or alcohol because these can become addictive and harmful to our bodies. For the same reason we do not smoke or take illegal drugs. The church advises us to eat sensibly, exercise and do our best to maintain good health. Show more Show less