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Hi I'm Addison

I was raised a Georgia peach, I love chocolate, and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I have spent most of my life training in ballet and I loved every second of it. Sometimes I just can not find the right words to say and the best way for me to express myself is through music and/or dance; it is a way for me to get out emotions I otherwise can't. Because I grew up in the Bible Belt of the South, I have been exposed to several different Christian religions. This has given me so many opportunities to not only learn from others, but to share my own beliefs and knowledge of the Gospel with others. Reading is also another hobby that I love; I love going to a place in a book where I can forget my own problems and only focus on characters and their problems.

Why I am a Mormon

There have been times when I have doubted certain aspects of the Gospel and this church. But every time that happens, I always get a confirmation that this gospel is true and full; it is not incomplete, only giving you half an answer. Sometimes my answer does not come right away, but that is okay because I know that it will. I know that the Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ because I have read every word and have felt the Holy Ghost every time. The Book of Mormon compliments the Bible; they are not completely separate from each other. I know that through prayer you can receive answers and comfort. Whatever I need, my Father in Heaven knows what it is and He will bless me with it. I know that with every fiber of my being I am never alone.

How I live my faith

In our church, we have a class for the little 3 and 4 year-olds (the class is called Sunbeams). I got to have the wonderful opportunity of teaching these small ones. However, I found that I learned more from them than I think they ended up learning from me. The Gospel encourages us to become like little children in that we need to be humble, loving and slow to judge; that is what these young children reminded me to apply to myself. While at college, I also got to become a teacher for other teachers. This seemed absurd to me, because I had only ever taught little ones, not college students. Yet again though, I learned more from my students than I anticipated. Sometimes it is more important to listen than to teach.