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Hi I'm Lauren

I'm an opera singing expat. And I'm a mormon.

About Me

I love music. It brings an incredible amount of enjoyment to my life. I will be going to University for Vocal Performance after I serve a full time mission. I am not serving in the Germany Frankfurt mission. I have been lucky enough to Travel all over Asia as an expat. It's easy to fall in love with the culture here. I've been able to visit Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, China, Thailand,Japan and loved each differently from the others. This experience has made me love travel more than I could've imagined. Asia will always have a piece of my heart. I have 4 sisters and a brother who served his mission in Peru. Both of my parents served missions in Asia, Hong Kong and Korea. I've grown up as a member of this church and love it with all my heart. It has blessed me in ways I didn't know were possible.

Why I am a Mormon

I was lucky enough to be born into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. My parents led by example. However, like anyone, I could only go off of my parents testimony for so long before I had to gain my own. I read the Book of Mormon and knew it to be true. I have stayed a member of this church because I know it to be true. I feel i light in my life that has been given to me by the gospel. I love that I have this knowledge of Christ and his atonement in my life, and because of this I am able to know that I don't have to go through anything alone. Those times that seem unbearable somehow suddenly become lightened when I humble myself and pray for help from my Heavenly Father. The love Christ has for us is something that can't be forgotten. He went through agonizing pain so that we would have a chance to repent. Why am I a Mormon? I am a Mormon because I love this Gospel. I love the comfort I receive from it and I love the chances it gives me. I can be sealed to my family for time and all eternity because of the Temple. I'm a Mormon because it's the best thing I could be.

How I live my faith

I am a primary teacher. I teach 4 year olds and what a blessing and struggle it has been. I love those little children with all my heart and to hear them talk about their love of Christ builds my testimony every week. I have also had the experience of taking the missionary discussions with a friend. She may not have joined the church, but our job isn't to baptize as many people as possible. It's to share the gospel to everyone. We all have our agency, or choice. However if you do find in your heart that the gospel is true, by all means we'd welcome you with open arms. I am now a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and I am serving in Frankfurt Germany. I love it. Sharing the joy of the gospel is one of the best things to do. When you love something so much you want to share it with others and that is exactly what us missionaries are doing. We are sharing our life of the restored gospel.

What blessings can we receive through the gift of the Holy Ghost?

The Holy Ghost blesses us by warning us of spiritual or even physical danger. He is there to comfort us in times of need and help us through the things we are struggling with. The blessing of having the Holy Ghost with you is immense. We are never alone. This is a comfort in and of itself. Show more Show less