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Hi I'm Nicole

Currently a sister missionary in the Dominican Republic

About Me

I am stereotypical Utahn: 9 Siblings + Lover of all things fry sauce. I also love all things fruit and/or chocolate. I was raised in the LDS church and I've grown up as a middle child. I am currently a sophomore at Brigham Young University; However, I recently deferred because I am serving in the Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo East Mission. I have a closet obsession with the TV show psych and also re-watching Harry Potter movies [but not on my mission :)]. Afterwards I hope to become an English teacher by attending Brigham Young University Hawaii. I love music! I play the guitar, uke, and piano. Most importantly, I love the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and couldn't be more grateful that I am a member and have the opportunity to share the gospel with others - specifically the Dominicans I have the opportunity to serve.

Why I am a Mormon

This topic is a hard one to quite explain with words. It's hard because the reason I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is not from words- but from feelings. Feelings from the Holy Ghost confirming to me know that this is the same church Christ established when he was on the Earth, restored. I took the challenge in Alma 32 and also Moroni 10 (found in the Book of Mormon) and experimented for myself to know if it was true, and because of that and the confirming feeling from the Holy Ghost I know it is true. That feeling can not be imagined, made up, or recreated. I was once asked, "try and force yourself to feel the spirit right now" and it was simply impossible. The Holy Ghost's confirmation is real, and it comes from a member of the Godhead. I know it is true. All of it.

How I live my faith

Currently, I am living my faith by teaching the gospel to others in the Dominican Republic. I live my faith by doing my best to read from my scriptures daily, especially the Book of Mormon. Both the Bible and the Book of Mormon have given me daily strength and courage that through God's help I can make it through anything. I also love to listen and read talks by modern prophets and apostles. I believe that everything they say truly is from God and is critical to my life. Their messages help me know exactly how I need to be living the gospel. I go to church every week which also gives me strength, courage, and helps me to feel the spirit. I do my best to pray daily to communicate with my Heavenly Father and draw closer to him.