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Hi I'm Aubrey Sandberg

I am a Nursing Student at BYU. I love chocolate, snow, singing, sports, and fun adventures. I love my life and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am 19 years old and the oldest of four kids. I grew up in Syracuse, New York and then moved to Utah when I was thirteen. I am currently going to BYU to become a Nurse:) I love playing sports, especially lacrosse, football and soccer. I love music, especially piano, violin & viola and singing. I think the organ is one of the most complicated instruments to learn to play in the world. My favorite season is Winter, I love everything about it! I love playing in the snow, ice skating, drinking hot chocolate, catching snowflakes on my tongue and Christmas!! :) I also really love swimming and learning how to surf is on my bucket list. I love Disney movies and Disney theme parks, it just reminds me that there is still so much good in the world! I think it would be so fun to be a Nurse in Disneyland and give little kids Mickey Mouse shaped cough drops or suckers when they feel sick. Haha, but really I want to help people in one of the most vulnerable times of their lives. I have been in situations where a compassionate Nurse made a big difference and I want to be like that someday. I also love the idea of aiding in the healing process. Christ is the Perfect Healer and I feel so blessed to be learning "The Healer's Art" and drawing closer to Him as I do so. The most important thing to me in this life is my knowledge of the truthfulness of this Church and that my family will be together forever. My biggest desire in life is to be married in the Temple for Eternity and to be a Mom:)

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because my knowledge of the Gospel is my greatest possession. It brings peace, hope and joy to my life. Knowing the answers to life’s greatest questions brings a lot of confidence and understanding. Questions like: Where did I come from? Why am I here? Where am I going? It’s amazing to me that we are literally children of God and we lived with Him before we came here. Knowing that I am here to gain a body and prove myself worthy to live with Him again gives purpose to my life. Also knowing that families are forever and death isn’t the end brings a lot of comfort and hope to my life. Best of all is understanding the Atonement and its effect in my life. Jesus Christ suffered for all of my pains, sicknesses, sorrows and sins. He perfectly understands what I am going through and better yet He knows how to help me. I love and am so grateful for Grace, or divine help and strength and the fact that we are never alone! Christ is real and involved in the details of our lives! He truly is my best friend I love knowing that God, my literal Father in Heaven has a plan for me and that involves being with my family forever. I love that I can talk to God every day and that He loves me enough to answer every time! I am a Mormon because it makes me happy and hopeful and brings meaning to my life! Every good quality I have comes from God and my conviction to my beliefs, I love being a Mormon!

How I live my faith

I was born into the Gospel and have been a member my whole life. One of my favorite things about living my faith is how much service it involves. Whether it's taking a plate of cookies to a friend, teaching a class in Church or just saying hi, I love sharing my and Christ's love with others! :) In our Church organization we have many opportunities to serve. I have personally been able to teach lessons and plan fun activities. In the Young Women Program (for girls ages 12-18) I was involved in different class presidencies, which are in charge of planning activities and including all the girls. Also in the Young Women Program you can live your faith through getting your Personal Progress Award, which involves a bunch of different projects and ways to learn more about Christ and the Gospel. Another amazing way we get to serve is through visiting teaching. All the women in the ward over age 18 get assigned a partner and then a couple of girls to go visit. Once a month you go talk to them and share a brief message, I love it because it is an opportunity to really befriend someone and be a source of strength and service to them in their time of need. While all of these organized projects and service opportunities are important, I think the biggest way I show my faith is by doing small and simple things every day to bring me closer to God. Praying to Him, reading scriptures and serving others with love are some of the best ways for me to live my Faith.