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Hi I'm Chelsea

I'm a mom of one crazy two year old. I love the outdoors. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm 25 years old. I got married when I was 20 and I graduated college with a bachelor's degree in business management. I love school and I love being creative with my degree. Although I am not working in the work force right now, I would love to one day have a business of my own! I have always wanted to do event/wedding planning. I tend to spend a lot of time thinking about DIY projects and it is fun for me to utilize them at various events. I am also very into performing. I am part of a local professional singing group that my friend and I co-direct. I have one daughter who is about to turn two. She easily keeps me busy...and tired! I am also currently pregnant with a boy. Motherhood did not come easy for me, but I have learned to love it more and more as each week passes.

Why I am a Mormon

Why am I a Mormon? That is a good question for me to ponder on a regular basis. Growing up a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints I have always believed parts of the gospel were true. I also had a strong testimony of who Jesus Christ was and what He came to earth to do. However, I wanted to find out in my own way whether or not it was necessary to do all that the Lord requires of us. I sought out things of the world as a sort of experiment with what I had been taught my whole life. Let me tell you, that is unnecessary to do. I began to feel a shift in my life. I began to feel more alone than I ever had and I recognized that my actions were not in alignment with the kind of character I wanted to have. I knew that anyone I called a friend would easily leave me for someone or something better. That is no way to live! I began focusing on the things that I had been taught even as a young child in church. I began praying more, I began reading my scriptures more, I began attending church meetings more. I prayed for help in strengthening my testimony and for an assurance that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints was the true church on the earth. Again I noticed a shift in my life. This time I felt warm and happy. I felt my actions represented the person I felt I was inside and a person I was proud to be. I had friends who truly cared about me and helped me in times of need. The Holy Ghost confirmed to me that this was the right path to take; it wouldn't always be the easiest path, but right none the less. I felt an overwhelming sense of gratitude toward Jesus Christ and for the Atonement that allowed me to feel confident that I could happily live this life.

How I live my faith

I spend a lot of time thinking about how to incorporate my faith in my life more and especially how I can teach my children about my faith. It is important to me that my children know that I have a testimony of Jesus Christ and his divine mission. I also am the event coordinator for the women's group in my ward. We try to focus our activities around strengthening homes and families which is certainly a difficult task in this day. I love attending church and I recognize a difference in myself on weeks I cannot attend church.