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Hi I'm Simone

I am from Arizona. I am serving a mission in Minneapolis, Minnesota. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the youngest in a large family. It started out with 3 older siblings, but they are all married and have kids now. I am an aunt to 14 adorable nieces and nephews. Being an aunt is the most rewarding role in my life. My friends and family mean the world to me. I look up to them, and they look up to me. I love nature and love to explore the outdoors. I always have my camera by my side so I can capture the beautiful things I see. I am about 2 years into college right now. I love taking elective classes to discover new interests of mine. I love traveling, and plan to travel the world someday. Different cultures and languages fascinate me. I know some Spanish and Italian. I am very active and love to play sports. I have been involved and love doing dance, gymnastics, volleyball, hiking, and kickboxing. I love to read books.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I know it is the happiest way to live. I know what life is life without the gospel. I went through a short time in my life where it wasn't a part of my life. My life lacked purpose without it. Life was cold and dark. I didn't realize that until I came back to the church and was filled with the light and warmth of the Spirit. Having the constant companionship of the Holy Ghost is one of the greatest blessings of my life. The Gift of the Holy Ghost can only be given to those baptized and living worthy in this church. The Holy Ghost has blessed my family and friends in so many ways. Our Heavenly Father knows what is best for us, and that is why he gives us commandments to follow. To keep us safe, and ensure we can make it back to him. I know that living this gospel will bring peace, comfort, love, and joy any time you seek it. I know that our Heavenly Father loves us so much. He sent his son, Jesus Christ, to earth, to live and die for our sins. Through the atonement of Christ, we are able to return to live with Heavenly Father. I know that after Christ and his apostles died, the people because wicked and the church was no longer on the earth. Joseph Smith restored Christ's church to the earth. He translated the Book of Mormon, which is the word of God. This is the same church that was established in the days of Adam and Eve, Moses, Noah, and Christ. I know that we receive modern day revelation from God through Prophets on the earth.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by always striving to fulfill my church callings. I know that the bishopric is inspired by God to give us callings that will make us better saints. I have been called to serve as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I am devoting the next 18 months of my life to do the Lord's work. I know this is the true church, and want to share it with everyone. I have already seen so many miracles happen in my life, and in the lives of my family and friends, because of my willingness to serve a mission. This has been the greatest decision I have ever made. The Lord blesses anyone who is willing to sacrifice their time to do his work. We are given the opportunity to serve in our wards as visiting teachers and home teachers. Even something as small as dropping by someone's house once a month to visit with them, can bless so many lives. I have seen in happen so many times in my life.