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Hi I'm Hayley

I grew up in Utah. I am going to school at Brigham Young University and studying Human Development. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I spent most of my high school years running high school and track, and even though I haven't done it much since, I still love it. I am currently going to Brigham Young University and studying Elementary Education. I absolutely love my friends and family. I am the middle child of five and have two amazing sisters and two awesome brothers. I just finished my freshman year at BYU and am leaving to serve a mission in Helsinki Finland. I will be gone for 18 months and couldn't be more excited. I also love to write and would write my own fiction novels. I love everything about living in a small city and enjoy spending time alone reading book after book.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that God loves each and every one of us and that he hears and answers our prayers. I know that through Christ we can be forgiven for our sins and one day return to our Heavenly Father's presence. I know that Joseph Smith restored the gospel to the earth in these latter-days and that there are living prophets on the earth to lead and guide us today. I know that families can be together for all eternity. I know that God lives. I recently had an experience where I was struggling with knowing whether or not to serve a mission and after months of struggling on my own, I decided to pray and ask what I should do. I then was prompted immediately after to open my scriptures and came to a verse that said, "You are called of God to preach the word unto this people..." (Alma 42:31). After reading this verse I had a burning in my heart that it was what God wanted me to do. I know that God has a plan for each and everyone of us, and after study and prayer, I know the church is true.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by going to church every week and was recently called as a full-time missionary for the church to Helsinki Finland. I will be leaving my home for 18 months to go and teach the gospel to others. I read my scriptures and pray daily. I have had many callings where I have worked with children in teaching them more about the gospel and love it. I also love to talk to my friends and family more about the gospel and share my testimony often.