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Hi I'm Lindsey

I'm from San Diego. I love hiking but not camping. I love making people laugh. I sing all the time. And I'm a Mormon

About Me

I grew up in San Diego California. I loved going to the beach with my friends and family. All of my greatest memories are with them. I love when people laugh at my jokes. I didn't realize how much I liked it until I realized that all the boys I had a crush on were the ones who thought I was funny. Basically if the man I marry doesn't laugh at my jokes we're in trouble. I also one of those obnoxious people who's constantly singing. Most of the time I don't even realize I'm singing. I've tried to stop, but I just don't see that ever truly happening. Although I am a firm believer that people can change. My family did a lot of hiking trips together growing up. We've done the Grand Canyon, Half Dome, Havasupai, the Narrows, and others. However as much as I like the outdoors, I still believe in sleeping on a mattress at night. I went to two semesters at Brigham Young University. My two brothers attended the same university as me and we were able to spend a lot of time together. Spending time with my siblings is my favorite thing to do. No one makes me laugh harder than they do. I'm proud of all of them and their many accomplishments and I hope they know how much I love them.

Why I am a Mormon

Growing up, I was Mormon mainly because my family was. I loved going to Sunday school with all my friends and singing songs about Jesus. But as you get older you realize you can't live off your parents faith forever. My believe in Jesus Christ and the restored gospel became my own when I was about to turn 12. My father asked me if he and I could read the Book of Mormon out loud together for a year. I was really able to pray and study the scriptures that year. As I read, I prayed to God to know if this was of Him, if what I was reading was truly another testament of Jesus Christ. I prayed sincerely, willing to act on whatever answer I received. The answer came in many different ways. It came in the peace that I felt in my heart. It came in the greater confidence I had in Jesus being the Christ and the Savior of the world. It came when I realized I wanted to go to church to be closer to Christ and not so much to be closer to my friends. The point is it came, and I knew the Book of Mormon was the word of God. And that has been the fundamental reason why I'm Mormon. Since then I have had many experiences that have reaffirmed my faith that the Mormon church is Christ church upon the earth today and that it has the fulness of his everlasting gospel. I have been incredibly blessed by this gospel and I want to share that joy with all of God's children. The faith and trust that I have in God has inspired me to act and become a missionary. I want to do everything I can to help those who don't know or just don't know yet. I want everyone to know that I know that Jesus Christ lives! That he is the Son of God. That he created the worlds and that he died so that we could return to our Father in Heaven. I know that Christ grace can bring us joy not only in the next life, but right now. And I know that because the gospel has been restored to the earth, I can be with my family forever. And because I know this I will praise and serve God forever.

How I live my faith

Growing up, sometimes it was really hard being Mormon and living in a beach town. In San Diego "skin is in" and I was looking like a pilgrim compared to these girls at my high school. And, like many teenagers, I often felt alone. At the same time being a Mormon made being a teenager so much easier. I knew who I was. I knew I was a daughter of God. I knew that Jesus Christ was my Savior and that I was never alone. That knowledge gave and still gives me so much confidence. Furthermore I learned to love modesty. It takes some creativity to be modest and look cute, but it's so worth it. When I was baptized I promised to be a disciple of Jesus Christ and to do whatever I needed to do so that I could have His spirit with me. Modest helps with that. Going to church every Sunday helps tremendously. I love how the members of the congregation are the speakers, how I get to remember the promises I've made with God, and how I feel spiritually recharged and energized. I love being Mormon and it's such a blessing in my life.