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Hi I'm Shelbi Williams

I am a sister, friend, daughter and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I have been born and raised in California, near the Oakland/San Francisco area my whole life. My first time moving away was when I went to college. I choose to attend one of the BYU schools. Recently I worked for Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida. It has been such an amazing experience. I love to dance, sign, play card games, hangout with friends/family and go on outdoor adventures. I have been born into the gospel in my life and I have come to know it is true for myself.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon, because I know with all my heart that this gospel is the true gospel of our Savior, Jesus Christ. For a very long time I depended on my grandmothers testimony of the gospel, but when she passed away I knew I would need to develop one for myself. Through many trials and amazing experiences in my life I have came to see the hand of God in my life. I don't know where I would be without this gospel to guide me and make me a better person. I have had people tell me that they do not believe in a God and say every mean thing to me that they could about being a Mormon but I know no matter what that I would die for this gospel.

How I live my faith

The way I live my faith is by doing the small and simple things we are asked to do. I go to church on Sunday, I say my prayers, I attend the temple, I read my scriptures, and the list can keep going. I love to serve those around me. I try to be as the Savior would in my every day actions and the way I speak. I know by doing all these things I am becoming more and more of who my Savior wants me to become.

What is being a Mormon like?

Shelbi Williams
Being a Mormon is having a sense of knowing that everything in this life has a purpose. It gives us joy and happiness to know that we can live with our families again. We find that our trials are there to help us become a better person. As we keep the commandments of Our Savior and we live in tune with the spirit we are happier and more like Our Savior, Jesus Christ. Show more Show less

Why do Mormons perform baptisms for the dead?

Shelbi Williams
Mormons preform baptisms for the dead for those who have passed one who did not receive and opportunity to be baptized. We told have had the priesthood keys restored on earth so we can stand in proxy for someone who was not able to be baptized before the died. We believe that everything that is bound on earth is also bound in Heaven, with that being said; the work that we do here on earth is being recorded in Heaven and these people who we stand in proxy for still have the agency to choose to accept the gospel or not. Show more Show less