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Hi I'm Danielle

I'm a college student studying to become a dietician, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hi! My name is Danielle, and I'm a college student in Utah. I'm studying to become dietician. I love cooking, eating, and analyzing nutrition. I'm a runner (I'm currently training for a half marathon), a dancer, and a rock climber. I'm up for any adventure, I play the ukulele and my favorite treat is s'mores.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up as a member for my entire life. However, for a few years, I doubted the truth of the gospel and even doubted the existence of a loving Heavenly Father. I began to leave the Church and wander aimlessly through my life. One day I discovered that I wasn't happy by myself. I became friends with a girl in my neighborhood who has a very strong testimony of the Gospel and I was able to see the light that she had in her life that came from Christ. She was happy and hopeful despite the trials in her life, and I wanted to have that happiness, faith, and hope in my life. With that desire, I started to attend church again. I didn't have a testimony of the things that many people my age had: such as the knowledge that we have a Heavenly Father who loves us and knows us each individually, that because Christ atoned for our sins, we can be forgiven and live in Heaven with our families again, or that the Book of Mormon came from a true and living prophet; but I had hope and faith that the gospel would bring me joy and that was enough. The more that I attended church and immersed myself in the atonement of Christ, the more my testimony began to grow. I now have a testimony, and it continues to grow everyday as I continue becoming a Disciple of Christ and I continue my conversion process. I am a Mormon because it makes me happy, it gives me hope, and because I can't go back to the darkness that I felt when I did not have it in my life.

How I live my faith

I live my faith through attending church and worshiping our Heavenly Father and our Savior, Jesus Christ. I taught preschool age kids for a few months about Jesus and our faith, and I was able to learn from them how to be a better disciple of Christ through simple things such as being a Christ like example and through praying and reading my scriptures. I also live my faith by taking religion classes and learning more about Christ.