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Hi I'm Angilyn

I'm from Utah. I love the mountains. I'm a registered nurse and will be serving a mission in Honduras. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hi I'm Angilyn! I was born and raised a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints here in Utah. I recently graduated from college as a registered nurse. I love working in healthcare and helping people get through the hard times in their lives. I love living near the mountains and enjoy camping, rock climbing, hiking, and other outdoor activities. I love to escape into the world of books and find myself staying up late to finish. I'm the third of 4 kids. My family and I have a very close relationship, and I consider them my dear friends. One of my favorite thing to do is travel and see new places. I recently visited Denmark, where my ancestors are from. I love my life. Even though it isn't always easy, I find joy and peace in knowing who I am, and my relationship with my Heavenly Father and Savior.

Why I am a Mormon

Being a Christian in our world may not be easy, but it is so worth it. I am grateful for my membership in this church. The happiness, joy, and peace that come from the blessings of this gospel can't be found any where else. When I was baptized and confirmed a member of the church, I was given the gift of the Holy Ghost to be my constant companion. To lead me, guide me, comfort me, protect me, and teach me as long as I am listening. As I look back on my life, there have been several incredible experiences in which He has guided me to make decisions that have gotten me to this point. My life would not be the same without his guidance. The testimony that I have is based on the experiences in my life that testify of its truthfulness. I know it is true, because I have felt it. I have recieved a witness through the Holy Ghost that Heavenly Father has restored the gospel of Jesus Christ in its fulness to the earth in our day. He has restored it through the prophet Joseph Smith, and continues to restore truths through our living prophets, that lead and guide us to becoming more like our Savior. I know that Thomas S. Monson has been chosen by God to lead us today. I am so grateful for the Book of Mormon, that is another testament of Jesus Christ. By reading it, we can know how to more fully follow our Savior, so we can return to live with him someday. I know that we have a Heavenly Father who lives and loves us. We are his children and he wants us to be able to return to him. He loved us so much that he sent his son, Jesus Christ, to atone for our sins as well as our hardships and temptations. Jesus Christ lives. I know that through his Atonment, I not only can be forgiven of my shortcomings, but I can be comforted in times of sickness and trial. I know that I am a daughter of God and that I am loved. It is because of this simple knowledge that I choose to live the commandments of Jesus Christ and strive to become like him, despite the tempations of this world.

How I live my faith

As a member of the church, I have been given precious opportunities to serve in my community and help those around me. I was a camp counselor and first aid specialist for 2 summers at the Oakcrest LDS Girl's Camp, where my nickname was "Belay." This is a camp for 12-14 year old girls to come and experience the gospel in a fun and spiritual environment. As staff member, we help to create and encourage an environment where the girls can find their own personal relationship with God and gain a testimony of the gospel through the Holy Ghost. We went on hikes, cooked over a fire, sang camp songs, as well as several gospel lessons and devotionals. I was able to see these young girls find their self worth and recognize how much their Heavenly Father loves them. I have served in my ward by teaching lessons on Sunday to fellow women, leading a group of young single adults to have activities on monday evenings, served in a compassionate service committee to help those in need, and led my ward choir. Each of these opportunities has helped me to grow closwer to my ward members and to find a sense of purpose in my own life. I will soon get the opportunity to serve as the mission nurse specialist for 18 months in the Honduras San Pedro Sula mission for the LDS church. I can't think of a better way to use my nursing skills. It gives me the opportunity to serve others in a different country and help to share the truths and joys that I have as a member of the church. It is meant for every one of God's children to participate in, and I can't wait to help and spread the word.