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Hi I'm Shayla Graham

Born and raised in Idaho! I would rather own little and see the world than own the world and see little of it. I'm a Mormon. :)

About Me

There's nothing I love more than spending time outdoors with the people I love most. I also love to pole vault and go fishing and boating. I'll be attending BYU-Idaho in the fall. My main focus right now is preparing to serve a mission and go out as soon as I turn 19. :)

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon because the gospel of Jesus Christ has truly changed my life for the better. I definitely have my own struggles and challenges that I go through on a daily basis, but I know that I can always rely on the Savior to help me push through them. I can honestly say that the gospel is the one thing on this Earth that just makes absolute sense to me and it has made me the happiest I have ever been in my life. I have read the Book of Mormon and through the magnificent power of prayer and the feeling of the holy ghost burning in my heart I have come to know for myself that it is true. I have tried each and every day to live the principles that are taught in the Book of Mormon and each and every day that I do so, I find myself changing and growing and I love who I am becoming. I know that I am a daughter of God and that I have a divine purpose here on Earth. I have felt the pure love of Christ every day in both hours of sunshine and hours of rain. I know that I wasn't put on this Earth to walk alone, but I have help from both sides of the veil. I couldn't even begin to imagine my life or where I would be without the gospel. All I know is that I would be lost. I know that as I continue to follow Christ he will continue to light the pathway for me to return back to my Father in Heaven, and that is what I desire most.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by keeping the commandments and reaching out to others. Throughout the past few years of my life service has been engraved into my heart. I love more than anything to help others and help them feel the true love of Christ. I try the best that I can to be an example to my friends, family, and others and share the light and happiness that Jesus offers to the world.