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Hi I'm Terra

I'm from Utah, I'm a Mormon, and I love the Lord! Also I really like music and the outdoors!

About Me

A little about me. I've lived in the same house my entire life, except for the two years that I was away at College. I've chose to study Secondary Mathematics Education, with a minor in psychology, probably. I'm good at math, and I like it, hence the major. I thought about going into Engineering, because that's what my Daddy does, but science stuff is a little bit more difficult for me. Some of my hobbies include, but are not limited to reading, writing, anything to do with music: listening, playing, occasionally trying my hand at writing. I'm a nerd/geek. I enjoy learning. I don't play any sports, but I've finally found one that I'd like to learn to play, Lacrosse. It looks like fun, and something I would be decent at. I LOVE the outdoors. White water river rafting is one of my favorite things to do. Combine water, camping, hiking, and you've got the perfect recipe for me. I've always wanted to go backpacking, and on a boyscout Klondike. I really like red rock. I love hiking through slot canyons surrounded by red rock. I've always wanted to try my hand at canyoneering, and repelling. But I've afraid of falling, so heights and I sometimes don't get along. Some of my favorite books are: Ender's Game, Crime and Punishment, Elantris, and Frankenstein My all time favorite TV show is: Doctor Who! Followed by, in this order, Sherlock, Merlin, and Firefly My favorite movie(s) are: The Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, and Disney Princess movies So that's me in a nutshell! ^ _ ^

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the Gospel, and as I've gone about my life, doing what I was taught in my younger years, I've found that your faith is always tried. As I sought to find out for myself what was true, it took time, but an answer did come to me. It wasn't a huge deal, it was reflection about my experiences and how they've shaped me as a person. I thought about all the little miracles in my life, things that happened that amazed me, and I felt peace, a peace so deep and true, that I felt like I could conquer anything. That was what made me believe. It hasn't been easy, but it's been worth it. As I've lived my life, trying to follow in His footsteps, I've noticed how it affects my life. Especially after a time when I didn't care to try to live the way I was taught. I went through the motions, but I never felt anything. After I had made that change in my life, I noticed how much everything seemed to work out, and if it didn't, all I had to do was turn it over to my Father in Heaven and trust in His timing. He knows me better than I know myself and He knows what's best for me. Looking back I can clearly see that His hand was in my life, guiding me all the way. I wouldn't have been able to do it without Christ. Christ paid for my sins, and I know that He did it because He loves us, and He wants to see me and all of us in His kingdom one day. He knows how we feel when going through every little trial in our lives, because He also went through it. I know that. I've felt His comfort, strength, and peace in my life.

How I live my faith

I live out my faith in a lot of different way. I spend my time studying the Scriptures, specifically The Book of Mormon, but I also love to spend time reading over the General Conference talks. Right now, I am currently preparing to serve as a missionary for the Church, so I don't have any specific calling, but I do a lot of service, or I try to. I like to help people out, even if it is just simple tasks that they don't really need help with. I'll still offer to help them, whether they accept it or not is up to them. I've been mostly doing that, helping with whatever, free babysitting, help with yard work or housework, anything that they need help with. Lately, I've also been doing a lot better at going out and visiting people, just getting to know them better, and being there for them when they need help, but also sharing and talking about what I believe. Most do share my beliefs, but it's still fascinating to me to hear about how what they believe and know; their testimony; has been strengthen, how they gained one. It strengthens my own testimony (which is just a knowledge that something you believe is true) and I love sharing it. Having those experiences makes me in turn all the more excited to go out and share what I know full time as a missionary.