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Hi I'm Julie

I grew up in Idaho. I love to live. I'm a wife, a student, a daughter, a friend, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Currently a BYU-Idaho student studying exercise physiology, getting lost in the amazing thing that is the human body. Newly married to my high school sweetheart and handsome missionary. Enjoying the day by day grind of life and the beauty that accompanies it.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the LDS church and I distinctly remember in eighth grade that I wanted to figure it out for myself. I remember praying, and writing things down, asking myself questions and then answering them. In ninth grade I was hit with a pretty bad back injury that caused me to have to stop playing basketball, which at that point was just about my whole life. It was heart breaking, but the injuries didn't stop there, and neither did the pain. From that moment I turned to my Heavenly Father and my Savior who I had come to know knew everything about me. They knew my life, and they had a plan for it. Amongst all the pain and discomfort I was a beautiful daughter of God and I had a potential that was important to live out. I am a Mormon because this gospel helped me discover who I am truly am and why I am here. It has been my solid rock, and has never let me down.

How I live my faith

Attending our wonderful ward. Praying. Reading the scriptures. Looking for the Lord's hand in my life. Having beautiful conversations with my husband. Listening and doing.

What is the Atonement of Jesus Christ? Why was it necessary for Jesus Christ to sacrifice His life?

Julie
The atonement is everything. The atonement is what allows us to live and to improve. It is what allows us to feel joy. It is a gift given to all of us so that we may return to our Heavenly Father. It was necessary for Christ to sacrifice His life in order to fulfill the Plan of Happiness. In our fallen state we would not have been able to make it back to our Heavenly Father. With his suffering and sacrifice, we can make it back. It is all because of Him. Show more Show less