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Hi I'm Michelle Sands

I am an Idaho girl serving in the Oregon Eugene Mission! I love being a Missionary! :D I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a complete nerd. Graduated fourth in my class in high school. I am not a huge fan of hanging out with girls and had mainly guy friends growing up. I am a total Marvel geek. My dad started collecting comics when he was 18 and passed that tradition onto me. Once I had a like 1-2 hour debate with one of my guy friends about which was better, Marvel or DC, and i totally kicked his butt. I love Dr. Who, Marvel, Sherlock (the british TV show), video games, all sports, alternative music, Oldies music, Pop, Modern Music, Science, English, and pretty much everything else you associate with a tomboy or a nerd. I also love helping people out, listening to others problems, and trying to "fix" their problems. Plus giving advice. (i like to think i give good advice) I went to college at Boise State University for one year before deciding to serve an LDS Mission.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know without a doubt that this relion is the only true religion on Earth. Every other religion has pieces of the puzzle, but I believe that the LDS religion is the only one with every piece. I know that Joseph Smith saw God the Eternal Father and his beloved son Jesus Christ. Joseph translated an anceient record through the power of Heavenly Father that we now refer to as The Book of Mormon. I know that God is the father of my spirit and sent me here to Earth with a plan and a reward of eternal salvation, if i live the commandments and his true gospel. He knows me and is there for me through times of pain/heartache and times of joy/happiness. I know that my older brother, Jesus Christ, suffered for my sins, but also experienced EVERYTHING i will go through in life. He is my eternal friend, brother, redemeer, helper, and shoulder to cry onto. Thomas S. Monson is the only true prophet on Earth today. I know that this gospel is true and firm. Also that I am sent here with a special mission from my Father in Heaven that only I can complete and will be rewarded for in the life here-after. We are all sent here for a purpose, whether we know it or not, we must continue no matter how hard it may seem and how long our pain my go on in our lives. Everything gets better in the end, if it is not better it is not the end. We are here to become like our Heavenly Father and to help others achieve the same glory. This life is sweet as honey and without the troubles and painful times, we will not know how truly sweet the joys are. We must live everyday like it is the first day of the rest of our lives. This gospel brings true happiness and love that every person strives for and needs in their lives. I know that i have found true happiness only through this gospel. I can not wait till I find my prince charming and am sealed to him and my future children for time and all eternity because through the temple families can be together FOREVER. Amen.

How I live my faith

I attend church on Sundays as often as I can. I have seved in church as a leader in my youth group several times. I try and contribute during lessons. I read my scriptures and pray daily. While looking for oppertunities to help and serve everyone around me.