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Hi I'm Chanel

I'm a young adult just getting started with life. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I just turned 19 years old and am the oldest of five kids. I love doing anything outside! Anything from hiking, to sporting events, to working in the yard. I graduated in 2012 and attended BYU in the fall and have also attended the University of Nevada Reno. However, I have yet to fully decide my major. I will be leaving for a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints this fall and cannot wait to begin this wonderful opportunity!

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the church but grew up in a variety of places. From a very young age, I always knew that the church was true. That it was God's living church on the earth today and that I was so blessed to be a part of it. I have noticed in the past few years that the Gospel has definitely given me a happier life. I know that my Savior is always there for me and that He is waiting with open arms for us to come unto Him. I have seen the Gospel protect me in many ways. I don't know where I would be without it. In the world today, there is so much confusion and unsurety and the Gospel is always the same. No matter what happens around us, we can be anchored to Christ and in the end everything will turn out. I am a member of this church because I know it's true and because it gives me the hope and faith to carry on in this life.

How I live my faith

I participate in my ward weekly as I teach the 12 to 14 year old young women. It has definitely been a wonderful learning experience and has allowed me to learn more about the gospel. I live my faith daily by striving to align my conduct with the Savior's and how He has asked us to live our lives. I find that the little things such as praying and reading the scriptures can truly benefit me the most. These simple things help me to stay close to my Savior and to feel of His love for me. I can definitely see the blessings that Heavenly Father gives me in my day to day life.