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Hi I'm Maria Lydiksen

I grew up in sunny San Diego. I love singing, dancing, designing, and yoga. I'm a Mormon, serving as a missionary in London.

About Me

Before I began my service as a missionary I completed my yoga teacher training certification, and was studying at LDS Business College in Salt Lake City. I love art, design, and music. The more room for creativity in my life, the better.

Why I am a Mormon

Being a Mormon is so much more than a religious affiliation for me. It has helped shape me into the person I am today, it is my lifestyle. It has provided me with a community of believers who help and strengthen me on my pathway back to my Heavenly Father. Knowing that this life does go on and that I can live with my family throughout eternity, has provided me with so much hope and faith. I have come to know and love my Savior, Jesus Christ, and I know that it is only through Him and His sacrifice that I can receive forgiveness for mistakes I've made. I have found joy on this earthly journey of progression and owe all my blessings to Christ. He is the light of the world, and through Him we can all shine.

How I live my faith

As a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I have served in many ways; everything from planning events, working as a youth leader and counselor, coordinating service opportunities, as well as providing and sharing musical talents, and now as a missionary finding people to teach the Restored Gospel to. I also love working with children, and over the years I have often volunteered at elementary schools teaching and supervising. I am a firm believer in trying to share my love and talents with as many as I can.