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Hi I'm Hannah

I'm of Viking and Native American descent. I've lived all over southwestern United States. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I've lived most of my life in the state of New Mexico where I developed a love for spicy food and desert landscapes. I am child no. 5 in a family of seven kids, so I'm used to things being a bit rowdy. I love nothing more than popping a bag of kettle corn and watching a movie or playing a board game with my family. I'm a sophomore in college, majoring in Psychology.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into this church, both of my parents and most of my extended family were and are members. I continue to attend and participate in this church because I know that it is the church of my savior and our father in heaven. I know this is the true church because I never know more joy and happiness in my life than when I living the teachings of the church. When I pray to my heavenly father I know He is there listening and I know He loves me. When I read the Book of Mormon I feel at peace and my mind can focus on what is truly important, instead of what the world around me in constantly telling me. I guess it really hit me that this was the true church when I moved away to college, where no one was there to make me go to church, but it was purely my choice. After my mom dropped me off, I was feeling abandoned and lonely. The next day when I attended church with my roommates, I got the overwhelming feeling as I sat down that I was home. Ever since then, whenever and wherever I attend an LDS church service I notice that it's the same. I feel the closest to my Heavenly Father when I live His gospel, and I want to live my life in a way that I can return to live with Him in His kingdom when I die. I want to live up to my divine potential and make my father in heaven proud.

How I live my faith

I'm no saint even if I identify myself as a Latter-Day Saint or a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I'm not perfect, but I do try every day to follow the savior's example. Each day I try to lend a smile to those whose eye I catch. I try dress and act in a way that would reflect well on my father in heaven and His son. This means dressing so that my body is appropriately covered, not using foul or crude language, being kind to those around me, and serving those in need. Living my faith is simple, but not always easy. Sometimes I slip up or make a mistake, but that just means that I try harder the next day. I pray to Heavenly Father each day, asking for forgiveness, strength, and thanking Him that which He has already blessed me with... I study the Bible, the Book of Mormon, and the words of modern prophets to find guidance, strength and to draw closer to the savior and Heavenly Father. I attend church weekly to partake of the sacrament, receive further guidance, and to show my love for and willingness to obey my father in heaven. For me, living my faith is about showing my heavenly father that I love Him and that I am willing to keep His commandments in all things.