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Hi I'm Natalie Davis

I grew up in Draper Utah. I love playing sports. I play in a band. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love life. Even with the bad, life is good. I love all sports and being active. I love music. Singing and playing the guitar, ukulele, or the piano are a few of my favorite things to do. For the last two years I played in a band called, Cahoots. I also teach guitar lessons at Rock University. I recently attended the spring semester at Utah Valley University and lived down in Provo at King Henry Apartments with my best friends that I have had since the sixth grade. I am the second oldest of four children. I love having a good time and laughing is truly my favorite thing to do.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because this Gospel makes me happy. Little by little I have come to know that this church is true by through the promptings of the holy ghost. In the scriptures it says that "a good tree will bring forth good fruit". I have seen the "good fruit" that have come from this gospel and have come to love it dearly. I haven't always had a firm "I know without a shadow of a doubt" testimony and in fact I am still striving to get there, but there are things that I do know. I know that God lives and that he loves me unconditionally. I know that I am his daughter and that he wants me to be happy. I know that he hears and answers my prayers. Not always the way that I want them to be answered, but he does listen and he does answer them. I know that Jesus Christ is my brother and that he atoned for the sins of the world out of pure love for God's children. I know that Christ personally felt every sorrow and pain that I have ever experienced. I know that the book of Mormon is the word of God. I have felt the spirit testify to me that it is true. I know that Joseph Smith was a true prophet and that he restored this gospel. I know that Thomas S. Monson is a true prophet today. I know that our Heavenly Father leads and guides this church through him. I know that the temple is the House of the Lord. I know that this gospel brings happiness. It puts everything into perspective and makes things seem much easier to handle. I love this gospel with all of my heart. It makes me so incredibly happy.

How I live my faith

I am currently preparing to serve a full-time mission in Baltimore, Maryland. I report to the Provo Missionary Training Center on May 22. Deciding whether to go on a mission was like World War II in my head. President Monson first announced that girls could go at age 19 on my 19th birthday! I was completely and utterly shocked. The next few months were a struggle for me. I had never thought of going on a mission. I honestly didn't really have any idea what a mission really was! I knew you were called somewhere to teach people, but that's about it! My older brother did not serve a mission so I would be the first and I was terrified. I began to pray to my Heavenly Father to know if a mission was right for me. I felt like I didn't receive an answer. So I continued to pray and, still, I didn't feel an answer. I kept searching and searching and I felt like I was getting no where. After days of frustration, I decided to go speak with my bishop. My bishop explained to me that we must make the smartest decision according to our knowledge and then ask God if that is what is best. He told me that I needed to completely humble myself before I asked God whether my decision to serve a mission was right so that regardless of the answer I received I would follow it no matter what. Feeling relieved, I went home and prayed. I patiently waited and eventually fell asleep. The next day while walking to class I started to think about a mission and started to envisioning myself on a mission and I suddenly became so overwhelmingly happy that I started to run. It was one of the small steps in receiving my answer. I still had doubts as the weeks went by, but I walked by faith and little by little I came to the assurance that this was right. I am still nervous, but even though I have not yet the people who live there I already love them. I am very excited to serve these people and to share the important message of the gospel of Jesus Christ.