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Hi I'm Mikayla Billings

I believe everything happens for a reason. My family and my faith are the most important things to me. And I'm a Mormon. :)

About Me

My name is Mikayla. I am 19 years old, soon to be 20 in July. I've lived in California my entire life. I am the 6th child of 9 kids. After High School, I decided that I was not going to go straight to college. Instead I worked full time taking care of little kids, to save up all the money that I could to go on a full time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. After a year of super long, frustrating, stressful days..yet SO worth it, the Lord has blessed me tremendously! I have now been called to serve in the Colorado Colorado Springs Mission. I am SUPER honored and excited to have this opportunity to serve the people of the Colorado Springs Mission! :)

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I know with all my heart that this church is true. Even though I've been a member my entire life, I haven't always had a testimony or a good understanding about anything. About 2 or 3 years ago, I was at one of my lowest moments of my life, I was depressed, had a terrible self esteem, and just felt so lost. It was getting so bad and I didn't know what to do, so I prayed. I prayed the most sincere prayer I've ever prayed up until that moment. After that prayer I felt the most amazing feeling I had ever felt in my life. I was so warm and felt so comforted and loved. SO loved! At that moment I realized that my Heavenly Father was a ware of me, He knew exactly who I was and how I was feeling...I felt His complete love for me. That time in my life was the start of my testimony, its only grown from there, and still growing. I KNOW with everything I am that Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ know YOU and love YOU. They want the very best for you! I know that the Book of Mormon is true because I've read it and study it...and the peace you feel when reading that book is something I can't put in words, but I want EVERYONE to read it because I know every single word is true and is there to help us here on earth. It was written for us. I wouldn't be leaving my family and friends for 18 months with limited communication if I didn't know for sure that this church is true and how important it is. I know I couldn't live with myself if I knew what I know and didn't share it with everyone I could. I love this church soo much! I am who I am because of it. I'm a stronger, better person because of it. I'm leaving my friends and family for 18 months so others can be with theirs forever.

How I live my faith

I live my faith everyday just by being an example to the people around me. Just being kind to people and smiling. I love my faith so much! I wouldn't be the person I am today without it. I attend the Camarillo YSA ( young single adult) ward every Sunday.