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Hi I'm Juli

I grew up in Las Vegas Nevada and Pocatello Idaho. I love to play soccer and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I am the second of six children and love my family. I grew up playing, coaching, and refereeing soccer with my family. I was Homeschooled and attended online school from third grade through High School. Learning new things is one of my favorite things to do. And because of that I love college! The field of dental hygiene really interests me so that is what I am hoping to major in. In my spare time I love to read, play games, and be outside. I also love to camp, hike, play sports, and hang out with friends.

Why I am a Mormon

Out of all of the things I love in my life, the gospel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is my greatest passion. As a young child I grew up in the church. I knew that there would come a time when I would need to gain my own testimony of the gospel so I prayed and studied things out for myself. I can testify to you that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the only true church of Jesus Christ here upon the earth. I know this because the Holy Ghost has born testimony of it to my soul. I know that we are all children of the Most High God. He is our Father. And He loves us. We are His greatest work. Because of His love for us, He gave us His only Begotten Son, Jesus Christ, to be our Savior and exemplar. Jesus is the Christ, He is the Redeemer of all mankind. He lived a perfect life, suffered for us in the garden, and died for us on the cross. This suffering allows us to repent and feel His comfort and love in our lives. I know that He performed this Atonement for us. I have felt His love, His enabling strength, the healing of His arms, and so much more because of His Atonement. I testify that He lives again, that He rose from the tomb! And because He lives, we will live again too. Joseph Smith is a Prophet of God. He restored Christ's church here upon the earth in its fullness. I know that the Book of Mormon is true. The warmth of its pages and the peace and happiness it brings in my life has testified that to me. It is a book of God. And I know that a man would grow to know God by reading, pondering, and living according to its teachings. Its truths have been a light in the darkness for me. I know with every fiber of my being, that the Plan of Salvation is real, it is true. And it testifies of the loving nature of our Father in Heaven. Truly our Father loves each of us. And He is so merciful to the repentant heart. I am a Mormon because I know these things are true. And say these things gratefully, in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

How I live my faith

Service is a huge part of my life. Serving others makes me a better person and makes me happier too! I love to go visiting teaching and help those around me with problems they are facing. Currently I am a supervisor to help others visit teach. When I was in high school I helped organize a youth summer camp where we put together a service project. I really enjoy working with other young women in my church and love to organize events where they can enjoy a good environment, good activities, and good company. Currently I am an assistant coach for ten year old soccer players. It gives me a great deal of joy to help improve them and see their development. This gives them a certain self-confidence that I love to see.

How can we come to know our Father in Heaven?

Juli
I have learned that I can come to know my Father by studying the scriptures, especially the book of Mormon. And as I study, I feel a closeness to Him. I grow to learn how it feels to have Him with me, so as I go throughout my day I pay attention to what I say, think, and do. If it is something that increases His presence in my life, then I continue that behavior. If it causes me to lose His spirit, then I choose not to take part in such activity. Obeying Heavenly Father's laws, commands, and promptings also helps. It helps me to increase my worthiness to have His spirit with me. If His spirit is with me, then I can come to know Him personally and see His hand in my life. Prayer is how I feel the closest to Him. As you pray frequently, reverently, and sincerely, you will grow your relationship with God. You will feel His love for you. This will increase your faith in Him and strengthen you to be more obedient to Him. Which continues the cycle to get to know Him even more. My relationship with my Father in Heaven is one of my greatest treasures. If you will put Him first in your life, then He will bless you to know Him. Show more Show less