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Hi I'm Amanda

I love my family and I love to laugh! I love this gospel and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Spending time with my family is my favorite hobby! My brothers and sister are my best friends! I love to dance and I love to have fun in everything I do! I just finished up my first semester of college at BYU-Idaho pursuing a major in early childhood development. I have recently been called to serve as a missionary in Germany Berlin! I am so excited to serve and teach the people of Germany!

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member of this church my entire life. Even though I was taught what it meant to be a member of this church, I still had to find out for myself if it was true. I read the Book of Mormon for myself and prayed to my Heavenly Father to receive an answer to my question. In an instant after asking of the truthfulness of this church, I received an answer. It wasn't anything spectacular; there wasn't a burst of light. It was a feeling I felt in my heart. I felt so happy and just knew without a doubt that this, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is the true church. Knowing that this church is true did not make my life easier. Just like anyone else, I have had to overcome hard things in my life. I have had struggles and have had to find ways to get through them. Sometimes it seemed that these trials were to difficult to overcome. But having this gospel in my life has made these trials bearable; knowing that my Heavenly Father is there to help me through them has made my trials survivable. I have come to know for myself that faith is essential in life. I know that Joseph Smith saw God and His son, Jesus Christ. I know that Joseph Smith was a prophet and translated the Book of Mormon. I know the Book of Mormon is another testament of our Redeemer, Jesus Christ and I know it to be true. I know that through this gospel, I can be with my family for eternity, even after death. I love our Prophet, Thomas S. Monson, and I know he leads and guides our church today. I love being a member of this church. I know that by following this gospel, I can return and live with my Heavenly Father someday.

How I live my faith

Since finishing my first semester at school, I have been called to serve as a ward missionary in my home town. I do what I can to serve members and non members in simple ways. I do what I can to support others in their church callings. I love to share my standards with my friends and attend church each Sunday with my family.

What is faith?

Amanda
Faith is to believe in something that you cannot see but that is true. Having faith in God is to have an unwavering trust in Him; to know that He hears and knows who you are even though you can't see Him. Faith is an amazing principle because even the smallest amount of faith can produce amazing things. It begins so small but grows into something so strong and beautiful. Faith grows through your obedience to Heavenly Father and a willingness and desire to believe in Christ. Show more Show less