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Hi I'm Shea

I'm obsessed with sharks, I love music, I wear a bow everyday, I believe potatoes should be a part of every meal, and I'm a Mormon

About Me

Right now I am serving a mission in the Jackson Mississippi mission it has been a blast. I grew up the oldest of seven kids with the exception of my half sister who came to visit sometimes. I love my family a lot and I know that God is watching over them while I am gone. Some of my favorite things to do are sing, cook, draw cartoons, enjoy nature, and go out for ice cream.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day saints because I have no reason not to be. I know that it is Jesus Christ's Church on the earth perfectly restored and lead by a prophet called of God. Growing up my family went to Church together but I never felt forced to go and after I moved out to go to college it wasn't a question whether or not I would continue going to church because I knew that was where God wanted me to go and I recognized that I wanted to go for my self not for my parents or anyone else. Starting out my first year at school was hard but the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Days Saints made it easier because it was familiar, even through I wasn't at home I was still being taught the same things I've been taught all my life and the same things my family was being taught back home. I also had an automatic network of friends who shared the same beliefs and values as me which helped me not feel so lonely. Through all my hard times I was able to lean on God and have faith that He would help me through because I have been taught to trust Him all my life. I know He is a loving, kind, and gentle Heavenly Father who loves us and understands us. After my first year of college I decided to serve a mission to share with others this wonderful gospel that has helped me through my life. Even though I knew I wouldn't see my family for 18 months and I would be in a new culture surrounded by unfamiliar people I wasn't scared because I knew that I wouldn't be alone because God is with me and will never leave me, He will always listen to me and give me guidance and strength. Life isn't easy but having the gospel of Jesus Christ makes it easier and worth it.

How I live my faith

I'm currently serving a mission so all day everyday is focused on serving the Lord and his people and helping to bring this wonderful gospel to others. I live by my faith by following the commandments, serving others, and helping bring people closer to Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. To me living the gospel is simply trying to follow Jesus Christ and even though I'm not perfect I know that through Jesus Christ I can continue to improve everyday.

What do Mormons believe about the nature of God?

I know that God is our kind loving Heavenly Father. He knows everything and is in control of everything. To me this means that when I feel like everything's going wrong I can turn to the one who has all power who loves me and cares about me and I know that everything will work out and fall into place in His time and in His way which is always best. Show more Show less