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Hi I'm Shelby

I'm from La Habra, California. I attend BYU-Idaho and am studying Elementary Education. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a college student and am getting ready to serve an LDS mission. My favorite sport is soccer and I have been playing all my life. I love hanging down by the beach with my family and friends. My favorite vacations are camping and going to the river to boat.

Why I am a Mormon

I have grown up a member my whole life and I know without a doubt that without this gospel I would be lost. The Lord knows me personally and loves me for who I am. When I am following the teachings of the Lord, I can see the blessings present in my life. I have faith that as I follow His gospel I can be lead back to my Father in Heaven. I'm grateful for the trials in my life that help strengthen me and help my relationship with the Lord to grow. I know that I'm not perfect but as I do my best the Lord will guide me the rest of the way.

How I live my faith

I love to serve others and to do whatever I can to help all find happiness. I'm preparing to serve an LDS mission so I like to be around others and to listen to what's going on in their lives and to give uplifting advice when I can. While at college I served as one of the teachers for the women of the ward. I enjoy sharing my experiences with others and learning from their stories as well. My biggest calling in my life would to be a friend to all around me.

Why is family so important to Mormons?

I don't know where I would be without my family. Within the family, we can help each other grow and develop successful habits. A family consists of a mother and a father because one without the other is lost. Husband and wife are equally as important but have separate duties. Heavenly Father trusts us as parents to raise His sons and daughters. Parents have the responsibility to "rear their families in love and righteousness, to provide for their physical and spiritual needs, and to teach them to love and serve one another" (The Family: A Proclamation to the World). A family is where we can turn to for that extra comfort when we feel alone. The Lord has blessed us with families so that we can endure to the end with the ones we love. Show more Show less