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Hi I'm Gina

I grew up in a little town in Texas where I was always the only member. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love to run, read, play volleyball, and watch movies. I am going to college at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up a Mormon. My parents are converts to this church. A year after I was baptized, and five days after I turned nine, my sister, and best friend, passed away unexpectedly. I still went to church with my family but I was just going through the motions, I wasn't progressing and I stopped caring. I was angry, angry that Heavenly Father took away my sister, my best friend. I could not understand how He would take away someone so pure, so loving. She was, and still is, the best person I have ever known. Every day I had to see my family in pain and I couldn't comprehend how He could do this to us. Why couldn't He have taken me instead? My sister was so much better than me in every way, beautiful inside and out. Couldn't He see how taking her away from us would be taking away a life force from my family? How could we ever move on? I finally realized that my anger was hurting me and my family. In time, it hit me, I would see her again, in her perfected form. What other religion can promise me this? To have a Heavenly Father who loves us so much and who has given us everything on this Earth, including my family, my sister. He took her back to live with Him because her mission was done here, her worldly pains and sufferings are over. There was no need for her to suffer through her seizures and other sufferings anymore. (She was special with seizure disorders) She had completed what He had sent her here to do, I still have yet to complete mine. I will see her again and I look forward to it. I am a Mormon because I know the gospel is true, with out a doubt in my heart. It just took a trial, as losing the most important person in my life, to realize what I already knew to be true.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by offering my full hearted service to whom ever and where ever I am. I do my best to live what I believe.