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Hi I'm Hermana Shae Roberts

I grew up in Utah, and am excited to announce that I'll be serving in the Chile Concepcion South Mission! I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I love being creative, and sharing that creativity with others. Music and art are big parts of my life. In preparing for my mission, learning to speak Spanish, and growing my love for Heavenly Father's children.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because of my mom. I know that sounds silly, but I am. She raised me up in the gospel, which I denied vehemently until she died. However, I am so thankful for the testimony I have of the temple, and the Spirit that testifies to me that I can have an eternal family! If I didn't know that my family could last beyond this life, and that I would get to see my mom and my little brother again, I hate to think of where I might have ended up.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by being a missionary in my own home. After my mom died, my dad started seeking the Lord and turned to me for a lot of the answers and understanding he wanted. I wound up being very grateful for my years in Seminary, a class that teaches high schoolers about the gospel. I am so thankful that I have an understanding of the scriptures, the members of my ward who helped us through that tough time, Elder Nye and Elder Basset, the two missionaries who helped with my dad and are very good to my youngest brother Koda, and very thankful for the Sister missionaries in my city!

Why do Mormons perform proxy baptisms in their temples?

Hermana Shae Roberts
Proxy baptisms are performed because baptism is saving ordinance. The Savior taught us in words and through example that unless you are baptized, you cannot enter into the kingdom of God. Proxy baptisms help bridge the gap between the living and the dead by allowing us to help those who literally cannot help themselves. Often times, people have died without being baptized by the proper authority or even being baptized at all. If you were a spirit right now, hadn't been baptized and knew that your future happiness depended on being baptized, wouldn't you be looking to those who still had their bodies to help? I've found that 1 Corinthians 15:29 also helps answer this question a little better than I can. Show more Show less