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Hi I'm Paige

I've grown up living all over the US. I work in medical research. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love anything outdoors. This includes everything from mountain biking, eco/adventure racing, skiing, tennis, even a nice quiet hike. I have a BS in Sociology, but have worked in the medical research field all of my life. I was born a Mormon, but left the church for about 20 years. I always knew it was true, but struggled with being gay. I lived in Florida for many years and loved the area, beach, and friends. I came back to church because I chose to live what I knew to be true with all of my heart. The struggle hasn't been easy, but I wouldn't trade my beliefs for anything. I came back to Utah because you can take the girl out of the mountains, but not the mountains out of the girl.

Why I am a Mormon

This life is difficult and I have fought with some anxiety and depression. There is happiness, but everyone's path also can bring much hardship and many trials. I need my Savior in my life everyday and know that the peace and happiness that comes through Him, is the real peace and it is eternal. It is only through Christ's atonement, and His ultimate sacrifice for us that I have the chance to live with my Father in Heaven and Christ again. It will also allow me to be with my family and those that I really love forever. It is through obedience to Him and repentance that I am truly blessed. His blessings in my life have been priceless. The gospel path helps me to negotiate life's turbulent times and know that I am loved, more than I can understand. Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ love us all and simply want us home with them again one day.

How I live my faith

I was born and raised in the Mormon Church. I've had a testimony of the truth, since I was a young teenager. I also knew I was gay at age 6. Life has been a struggle. I lived in several gay relationships for many years. They were wonderful people, but my testimony always pulled me back toward Christ and his message. While I am still gay, I have chosen to live all the principles that I know to be true for myself. I made the choice that was right for me. I love my Heavenly Father and Savior and want to serve them with all of my heart. To help provide service in the church, I visit with other women who are struggling with their own life paths. Much joy is found in teaching other women the principles of the gospel and sharing in wonderful discussions. I teach a lesson every few weeks. Helping others find their ancestors and do their genealogy is also a passion. I also cherish the opportunity to attend the temple regularly. The only true peace and joy that I have ever really experienced in all my life is serving the Lord and living his gospel. All the rest just seems fleeting and somewhat empty. I can say with all my heart that I am living exactly the way I want to be.