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Hi I'm Shonay Patterson

I am a normal everyday girl with simple dreams. I love life. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a simple person who loves to be happy and love life. I have been blessed with a simple life of growing up in the church and having a loving and supportive family. I am attending Brigham Young University and am currently trying to get into the business program. I have always loved to cook thanks to the talent my mother has shared with me. I dream of having my own restaurant someday that I can share my love of cooking with all who want to eat there. I am hoping that as I learn the business side of things this dream will become real. I will soon be putting my education on hold as I take on the new adventure of serving a mission for a year and a half. I have been called to serve in the Chile Concepcion mission and am so thankful for this opportunity to serve these people. I am so grateful for the opportunity to go and share this wonderful gospel that the Lord has put on this earth and to share the joy that it brings me on a daily basis. I love this gospel, I love life ,and I am so thankful to the Lord who has given me all of these great things.

Why I am a Mormon

I have always lived this gospel, it is the only thing I know and I am okay with that because I know it is true. I know that Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ created this earth so that we could come down and be tested and tried so that we could live with him again. I know that Joseph Smith was a true prophet on this earth and that with the Lords guidance he restored this gospel so that we could have it today. I know that we have true and living prophet on this earth today. I know that he will never lead us astray because he is in constant communication with the Lord. I know that the Lord is always there for us through thick and thin. I know that he listens and answers our prayers. I know that if we seek to have a relationship with our Heavenly Father that we will have one. I know that the Bible and Book of Mormon are true and that if we study them and ponder them and pray about them that we can come to a conclusion that they are true. I know that through this gospel families can be forever. I know that the temple is a sacred place and that it is the House of the Lord. This gospel is true, I know it with all of my heart.

How I live my faith

This gospel gives us many ways to serve others, I have had many opportunities to serve in this church and have loved every one of my callings. I have been attending Young Single Adult wards since I was 18 and have been blessed to be called to work with the activities committee and also to be a ward missionary. Both of these callings have helped me to grow into the person I am today. I have learned that I am not a very patient person and have also learned how to fix that so that everyone is happy. These callings have let me learn how to love everyone that crosses my path and has also taught me how to listen to the people I am interacting with. It has taught me to be organized and to also study this gospel better in my daily life.