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Hi I'm Lindsay

I sing opera, study human biology, and I'm a Mormon

About Me

I am the youngest of six children, so I have always tried to be the best at something, anything, that my siblings hadn't already done. I started taking clogging lessons when I was 8 and loved it. Since then, I have been taking lessons in piano and voice (specifically opera). I thought I was going to become a music major in college, but my sophomore year in high school introduced me to biology. Although I still love and take lessons in music, I'm now pursuing a degree in Human Biology at BYU-I to hopefully become a funeral director or coroner.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born a Mormon, but I still had to be personally committed to continue in the Church. The first time I really chose to be a Mormon was when I was doing youth service projects for those in my community, and I saw the happiness that it brought them. Over time, I developed the desire to see everyone around me happy. After doing an evaluation of my life in high school, I realized that the thing that made me the happiest was being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Whenever I slack off from my scripture study, church attendance, or prayer, I find a droop in my attitude, energy, and contentment; however, my vitality and peace return when I start to reincorporate the gospel back into my life. I have developed a strong testimony of the gospel of Jesus Christ through hard fought struggles and small miracles so that now being a Mormon is less a religion and more of a lifestyle.

How I live my faith

In my life, I try to remember the best reasons to act. Act in love, act in happiness, act in peace, and act in faith. This has led to some amazing leadership opportunities in the Church. I love planning activities for the sisters that I am over and watching them grow into strong, confident women.

Why do Mormons perform baptisms for the dead?

We believe that we can be together for eternity as families if we accept and keep the covenants and ordinances of the Church. We do proxy baptisms for the dead so that they have the opportunity to receive these ordinances and covenants even though they no longer have a body. They aren't added to the membership records of the Church, but the opportunity for accepting the ordinances are now open to them. Show more Show less