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Hi I'm Chakell

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a 20 year old full time college student majoring in English. I am the palest person you will ever meet. I can pick up a softball with only one foot because my toes have very big gaps. I love to read, and I love to run. Sometimes I wish I could do them at the same time. But, my mind wanders from subject to subject so quickly, that it's pretty much impossible. My favorite thing to do is laugh and make other people laugh, it is something that I will always strive to do. One day I would like to travel to Europe, because I am a big history junkie. I may be young, but I love old things. I believe everything, and every one has a great story to be told.

Why I am a Mormon

Living in Utah, I was born a member of the church, but in a way, I wasn't. I grew up going to church every week, because I knew that was what was expected of me, and what my family did. Finally, after some tiresome trials, and afflictions, when I was doubting my own lifestyle, it was time for me to develop my own sincere testimony that this Gospel is the truth. It wasn't until I was about nineteen years old, that I truly read and studied The Book of Mormon, and when I finished, I sincerely prayed to my Heavenly Father for the knowledge and confirmation of truth. I felt peace, joy, and love from Christ and The Lord seconds after I finished asking for my answer. Tears streamed down my face as I felt the overwhelming knowledge that this church is most genuine and comforting concept on the face of the Earth, and My Heavenly Father loves me with an unconditional love. Life sometimes throws me around like waves toss a ship. Sometimes I feel I don't deserve His love, but it is there. I feel His presence with me at my highest and also my lowest times. I love this gospel, and without it, life would be so much more confusing and tiring. I am a Mormon, I am Happy, I am Strong, I am Loved, I am Enough.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by teaching lessons at church, writing my closest friends who are serving two year missions to spread the gospel every week, bearing my testimony of the gospel to all who will hear it, and being a friend to those in my ward and those who I don't know quite as well. I live my faith by always trying to be the best person I can be, and although I am far from perfect, I will always strive to make others feel welcome and feel the love and blessings from the gospel.