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Hi I'm Mikayla Twitchell

I grew up in New Mexico. I love singing and I am majoring in Music Education. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love to sing and I am majoring in music education. I also love sewing and making jewelry. I love getting to know others. In high school, I participated in choir, cross country and theater, and I loved being in musicals. While I was is college, I was able to participate in an opera called "Sour Angelica".

Why I am a Mormon

I have asked myself many times: "Why do I go to this church?" I often think it is Satan trying to test me and trying to pull me away from Christ. But I quickly shrug it out of my head and then tell myself why I know the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is the one and only true church. 1. I know the Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ. - I have read it from cover to cover and I have prayed about it, and I know that what happened in the Book of Mormon is true history. 2. I know Joseph Smith was called of God to be a prophet in his life time. - Just hearing about everything he went through in his life is a true witness that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is the true church. Joseph Smith was continually persecuted, he was tarred and feathered, he spent months in jail, and he was even killed in the end. If Joseph had created the church on his own, he could never have withstood all the trials he went through. The only reason why he bore through everything he struggled with in his life was because he knew without a doubt that what he was doing was right. 3. I know that we have the Priesthood which is the power of God given to man on earth. 4. I know that through the Priesthood, I can go to the temple and be married for time and all eternity. - I don't want to just live with my family "till life do I part" I want to live with them forever, and with the Priesthood and the correct person with the authority, I can go to the temple and be sealed for time and all eternity! I just want to tell who ever is reading this that no matter what I tell you, it will not mean a thing unless you actually read the Book of Mormon and ask to your Heavenly Father sincerely if the Book of Mormon is true. I just want to leave with you that I know this church has the fullness of the gospel. I know the Book of Mormon is true and we have a living prophet here today who leads and guides us.

How I live my faith

I recently fulfilled my calling as the young women's girls camp assistant director. I was in charge of the YCL's and making the song books. While preparing for girls camp was hard and I felt so much pressure on me, I know that I could never have accomplished my calling if it weren't for the Lord's help. He helped me to be able to step up and be a good leader and a good example for all of the girls. This was my first time ever being a true leader and I know that the Lord definitely strengthened me because I could not have done it alone. I currently am called as the ward chorister. I love being able to lead the music. It is one of my favorite things to do. I live my faith by reading my scriptures, and praying for the Holy Ghost to always lead and guide me.