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Hi I'm Skye

I'm a Japanese cartoon fan, I love to draw, write. I'm currently a missionary in southern Orange County, and I love Jesus Christ.

About Me

I like to read and write stories. I love to draw anime and manga and learn about Japan and it's unique culture. I play the piano and violin and love music. I am the oldest of 7 kids and love them all deeply. I am currently serving a mission for the church in the California Irvine mission and have been loving every second of it! I am grateful for the opportunity that I have to be serving the Lord and hope and pray that my friends will see and hear of the great spirit that I feel as I serve the Lord.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I was always searching for my purpose in life. I went through a tramatic experience and fell into a deep depression of a hole I couldn't seem to dig myself out of. The whole time I was searching for who I really was and never thought of myself as valuable to anyone. The only redeeming thing I could think about that was good was that I was skinny, I never realized there was a problem until my best friend said that I was different, that I wasn't the same happy person that I was. I turned to my parents and they got me counseling to help me with my depression, but the thing that helped the most was when I continued going to church and when I finally buckled down and read the scriptures in Mosiah 24:14 when Christ is promising the people that he will "ease the burdens" at that moment I KNEW that my own burden and the weight of what happened to me disapeared and I couldn't feel the world on my shoulders as much as I did before. I forgave the sin and the sinner and turned away from the sadness that I held onto and was able to look to the sky and see and know that I am special to people, but more importantly to God. Even if he's the only one who cares about me, that's enough for me to rejoice. I love the strength that being a mormon has given me. I know that the Lord is able to help everyone return to him, we just have to let him into our hearts and minds for him to give us the things/people/events to help us.

How I live my faith

I love to serve people around me in any way that I can. I share a smile with everyone I see and cross paths with. I have always lived the way that I feel comfortable and that way has been by reading my scriptures everyday and praying with my Heavenly Father day and night. I love how the gospel can change people's lives and how it has drastically changed my own life. I always wanted to go on a mission but never thought that that dream would then turn into a reality. It's been a really marvelous experience for me to be here on a mission and to see the dramatic effect that the gospel can have on so many different kinds of people it's simply incredible how the Lord works. I love how having his spirit with me has changed and molded me into who I am today and I'm so grateful for that blessing in my life. I still do struggle, there are days that I am really tired and don't want to continue being my best self, but I also know that the Savior has felt everything that I have and everything that I will ever feel in my life. That alone has helped me overcome some of life's most challenging trials in my life thus far.