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Hi I'm Amy Freeman

I am a student at BYU. I was raised in Northern Virginia. I love to sing and spend time with my family and friends. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Northern Virginia. I love Virginia so much and miss it like crazy, and I am so grateful that I got to grow up in such an amazing place. I am currently a freshman at BYU, trying to figure out what in the world I want to major in. I am the second (but tallest) of four girls, and I love my family more than anything. I come from a very tight-knit family, and I wouldn't have it any other way. There is nothing I love more than being on stage singing. I've been singing since I was born and was heavily involved with choir and musical theatre all throughout high school, and I am currently in Women's Chorus at BYU. When I'm not singing or studying, I can often be found eating and watching Netflix, but I'm more often than not out spending time with my wonderful friends and family. I wouldn't trade them for the world.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have prayed and gained a testimony of the truthfulness of this Gospel and of the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon. I know that this church is true and I wouldn't be the person I am today without the Gospel in my life. If I had to point to a moment in my life when I knew for myself that this church is true, I would go to the end of my junior year. It had been a tough year for me, and I felt somewhat lost. That summer the youth in my area went to Palmyra, NY. During our trip, we went into the Sacred Grove, instructed to find a quiet place and ask something of God. When I found a quiet place, I knelt down and poured out my heart to my Heavenly Father, asking for strength and asking to know if this church was true. As I finished my prayer, with tears streaming down my face, I felt so at peace. I had received my answer, and I knew in that moment that the church is true. I know that this church is true. I know that the Book of Mormon is true, and I receive blessings and guidance as I study it everyday. I know that Thomas S. Monson is a living prophet of God. I know that Jesus Christ suffered the Atonement and died for our sins so that we can return to our Heavenly Father one day, and I'm so grateful for that immense sacrifice that Christ made for us. This Gospel blesses my life in countless ways every day, and I know with all my heart that this church is true. It brings me so much joy and I wouldn't be who I am today without it. That is why I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by striving to follow the example of my Savior Jesus Christ each and everyday. As I try to love and serve others as the Savior did, I am able to draw closer to my Heavenly Father. I also live my faith and share my faith through music. Music is able to move, touch, and and influence people in a way that speaking just can't. Last summer, I was able to serve as director of a Mormon youth choir back home in Virginia. Through music, I am able to share my testimony of the Gospel in ways I can't through words alone. I am grateful I am able to share that testimony through music everyday as I sing in Women's Chorus at BYU. I love this Gospel so much and I strive to live my faith and share my faith as best I can each and everyday through music, through my actions, and through love and service towards those around me.