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Hi I'm Adeline Quackenbush

I attend Brigham Young University. I am a Camp Kesem and Adaptive Aquatics volunteer. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I used to be a cheerleader, and I love swimming and running. I have begun teaching myself to sketch, and I just started attending the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu club at my school. I also love reading and writing in my journal.

Why I am a Mormon

There was a day when I considered giving up on the church because of a harsh message from a member. Then I thought about it and realized that I don't want to know where I would be without this church. I would say I was truly converted at Girls Camp where you feel nothing but the Spirit. It is beautiful and has made my life better than I can imagine. I feel stronger and more loved because of it. I testify that the Lord hears our prayers and that the scriptures will only become more true with each time you read them. I say these things in the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.

How I live my faith

I love visiting teaching because it is a time to just talk to someone and see if you can help them in any way. I try to go to the temple at least once per week, and my current scripture reading goal is to finish marking the New Testament. I cherish my Patriarchal Blessing.

What do Mormons believe concerning the doctrine of grace?

Adeline Quackenbush
Grace is like a mother paying for a child's piano lesson. Does the child have to pay anything if the mother already did? No. Does the child owe the mother anything? No. But the mother does ask one thing of her child: that he/she practice. She requires this of the child because she knows how great their potential is and wants the best for them. Grace is our opportunity to play the piano, and our works are the practice we do to show our appreciation for our mother. You will never become what Christ wishes of you without works just as a child will never become a pianist without practice. (For more information, read Brad Wilcox's talk entitled "His Grace is Sufficient." Show more Show less