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Hi I'm Amanda Fisher

Hi I'm Amanda Fisher! I am from the "dark-sky city" of Flagstaff, Arizona. I love music and random adventures. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hi I am Amanda and--first and foremost--I am a Mormon. I am from the beautiful town of Flagstaff, AZ. I am second to youngest of six siblings: two older brothers, two older sisters and a younger brother. I attend BYU Provo and absolutely love it!! I love learning at BYU where not only you are secularly and spiritually at the same time. Currently I am holding off on my education to serve the Lord in the Arkansas Little Rock Mission. I love hiking (anything outdoors really), cooking, reading books, spending any time with my family, listening/finding/creating music, and taking random adventures.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in and was raised in the Church. I first see that as a blessing that He would allow me to begin and continue my life with His gospel. I choose to be a member of His church because I feel the greatest joy in my life from the knowledge I gain from serving and living in the gospel. I felt what it is like to not live in harmony with the gospel. I never completely left the Church, but my doubts and a very wrong decision began clawing at my faith. Bogged down by repeated bad decisions, I struggled with loneliness and repercussions from my decision. I eventually felt the need to fully repent and see my bishop. I cannot explain the relief, love, joy, etc. that came from releasing that burden. I realized God never left my side. I came to know my Savior lives and the Atonement heals sin and pain from weaknesses. He can lift our burdens always even if we repeat our offenses. One of the scriptures that changed my perspective is Ether 12:27 in the Book of Mormon; it explains how our weaknesses can be made strong through our Savior. I know that to be true. I know this to be His church and that we can find peace and joy in it.

How I live my faith

I participate in my faith through various callings and finding small service opportunities. Recently in my college ward, I was called to be an indexing/family history consultant over a group students in my dorm hall. This greatly increased my love for family history and was an answer to a prayer said before I arrived there. One of my favorite times was being with the young women in our ward serving as laurel president. I came to appreciate all young women and learned how to love everyone for who they are: children of God with great potential. I am a quieter person and don't always love being in the limelight. The times I enjoy serving are in small moments where I can write a note of appreciation or help with younger children. The scripture in Alma 37:6 describes such.