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Hi I'm Camille

I am an adventurer, a health enthusiast, lover of all things green. I love music & art as much as I love sports, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a student at Brigham Young University and absolutely love my Public Health major. I'm excited to learn more about humanitarian work and hopefully become a member of the UNICEF organization someday soon. There is something about serving another human being that fills my soul with so much love and I know that comes from my Savior, Jesus Christ. I just hope I can spend the rest of my life in the service of others. I also love to stay active and find new ways to express myself. My favorite stress relievers are running and painting, but I also love to sing, snowboard, and play soccer when I get the chance. My favorite past times include dancing (all kinds) and watching sports with my dad. I love to learn and have always enjoyed my education and the challenges that come with it. I love people! I love getting to know what makes someone tick and why they are who they are. But most of all, I love my family. I am the third of four children and two wonderful parents who have shaped me to be the person I am today. I look up to my older brothers with so much admiration, but I also feel blessed to be an example to my younger sister who is also my best friend. I have recently returned from serving a full-time mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Arizona Phoenix Mission, which taught me so much about living more like Christ and following the will of our Heavenly Father always.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, so I guess my journey to know of this truth began there. Just before I turned eight and was preparing myself for baptism, I remember feeling concerned about whether or not this Gospel was true. I knew that I could always pray to my Father in Heaven, and after a lot of pondering I knelt down and sincerely asked to know what I should do. Even as a young girl, I was able to recognize the spirit guiding me to be baptized. I was able to feel my Savior's love for me and His concern for me to follow in His footsteps. I am nowhere near perfect and since then I have experienced many bumps in the road; I have felt lost and confused at times when I have strayed, but I have never lost the testimony that I gained at that small age of eight. As I stay close to the Lord in prayer and scripture study, I am continually reminded of why I chose to be baptized. I know without a doubt, and with all of my heart that this is the true Gospel of Christ and no matter how far I fall, He will always be there to save and redeem me. I am a Mormon because living this gospel brings me joy and fills my life with purpose.

How I live my faith

I try to live my faith by doing what I believe would make my Heavenly Father proud. I want to please Him by living a good, full life; made rich in the service of others. I believe that the best way to live my faith is through love, but that love needs action to back it up. Jesus taught, "If ye love me, keep my commandments" (John 14:15). I strive to do this by choosing God's will over my own and trusting in His grace. A huge trial that I have faced in the past five years of my life has been dealing with some frustrating health problems. I have Celiac disease and other problems that sometimes make it hard to stay positive, but I know that as I choose each and every day to keep fighting, to keep trusting God's plan, and to keep living a life for Him that I will always have His divine help. And I know that God has blessed me with these trials not only to strengthen me, but to be an example to others around me. As my physical strength has weakened over the recent years, my spiritual strength has grown incredibly. For that reason alone, I would never wish away any of the pain or struggle I have faced because it has drawn me so much closer to my Savior.