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Hi I'm Corrie Lamoreaux

Hello! I've lived in Utah all my life so far. I love sports; I compete for the UVU track and field team. And I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I grew up in Utah County, graduated from Lone Peak High School and am a year into college at UVU. I played soccer, basketball, and track all through high school. I run track for UVU and I love it! I've met some of my best friends through track and I've learned so much by working hard through school and track. I work as a CNA and am working on prerequisites for the nursing program. I seriously LOVE school and learning all that I can. I love to hang out with my family and friends. I'm all about the outdoors - I love camping, hiking, biking, running, boating (boating is probably my favorite, wakeboarding is the best), horseback riding, tennis, etc. Another thing that I absolutely love is music. I play the violin, ukulele, guitar, the piano just a tiny bit and I love singing (to myself usually;) ).

Why I am a Mormon

I have definitely had my ups and downs in my testimony of the gospel. I had a really hard time with the concept of faith in the gospel (believing without seeing) all through 11th and 12th grade. I have always been a strong believer in science and logic and therefore proof. I often feel like it is absolutely necessary to have proof in order to believe in something. At the end of my senior year, I went on a trip called Origination - a church history tour. I decided before I left that I would give faith a real try and put my whole heart into feeling, recognizing, and understanding the spirit. And I did! I dedicated every minute of every day, stayed up late to read the Book of Mormon, prayed to my Heavenly Father with real intent every single day. I read the entire book in the 12 days that we were out, discussed its teachings with leaders and freinds, and finally learned for myself why I do in fact have faith. I have faith because the gospel has brought complete joy to my life. I'm so far beyond simple happiness when I am invested in the church and focused on growing my testimony. I love the church! I found that after I learned that I did have faith, proof seemed to manifest itself right in front of me. The scientific meathod generally has a hypothesis, experiment, re-experiment, and result. It is not that you must see something in order for it to be true. Life is actually just a big experiment! We want the end result for us to be happy. As I said before, when I am obedient and following the teachings of the gospel, I am happy. Result? The gospel is in fact true! When I go to church, read my scriptures, and pray, I am happy. The result remains the same. When I am invested in my family and friends and I put others before myself, I am happy. The church is so true! That is why I am a mormon. Because it makes me happy and it teaches me to become like Christ and it provides a way for me to return back to Heaven.

How I live my faith

I attend church every Sunday for three hours. I visit the same two people at least once a month in my singles ward to fulfill my visiting teaching calling. I've tried my best to magnify past callings as a leader and counselor in the young womens classes and programs. I fast on the first Sunday of every month for things that I feel need the extra effort. I donate 10% of all my income to the church as tithing. I read my scriptures every day and study the teachings of the gospel and pray to my Heavenly Father for help and to show appreciation.