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Hi I'm Chloe

I 'm from Hawaii. I come from a family of 8. Attended BYU-Idaho. I'm serving a mission in El Salvador West/ Belize. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am majoring in Sociology. I want to be a social worker/juvenile delinquent counselor. I love being at the beach. I am the oldest sister out of my six siblings. Very used to having responsibility fall on me. I love serving others! From feeding the homeless, doing yard work, or just making someone feel loved. I absolutely love working with children and elderly. Special needs children have a special place in my heart. I also have a secret love for photography, interior decorating, and cosmetology.

Why I am a Mormon

Even though I was raised in this gospel, my parents made it clear to all of my siblings and I that we didn't have to be apart of any church we didn't want to. They really encouraged us to gain our own testimonies. I'm not saying that my parents method worked because my older brothers didn't care about gaining their own testimonies that after so long they couldn't hold on to my parents anymore. But with me, I knew I wanted my own testimony. I had that desire, and so I was obedient to the gospel so I could have the Holy Ghost as my constant companion. I know that because of my obedience the Holy Ghost was able to guide me onto the right path. I was able to feel his love and his presence. No I haven't always been a good child, I mess up and stray from the right path time to time. But thats fine, because I'm human. I know that when I am following the commandments and doing right I feel the Holy Ghost, and that feeling is the best feeling I have ever felt. I know that it is through this restored church I can receive exaltation. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. That is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

Being born LDS means I started young with callings. Starting at age 13 I was given a calling within the young women's program. The calling I was given was to help my fellow sisters feel welcome and loved. Also to help them with whatever they needed and to make sure the kept attending church activities. I served in various callings within the young women's program until age 18. I then went to college where I also received callings that put me in charge of the well being of my fellow sisters in the ward. To make sure they were also loved and cared for. That what I love so much about this gospel, is that we don't just focus on ourself. We care so much about those within our own wards and stakes. There is such a huge feeling of family and love. Our church emphasizes so much on our eternal families. I love my eternal family so much and look forward to spending eternity with them. But I also love my ward family and the strength and support they have given me my whole life.

What is being a Mormon like?

Chloe
I often get asked this question. Being a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is amazing. Yes, you are advised to not drink alcohol, partake of drugs, participate in pornography, have pre-marital sex, and a lot of other things that are excepted by society these days; but when you think about it, all of these things only bring heartache and sadness to your life. I used to think growing up that I was the unlucky one because I choose not to drink at parties, or I choose not to have a serious relationship with the opposite sex like all my peers were having. But I have come to realize that I was the lucky one, and my peers who chose to live that life style were the unlucky ones because they had to deal with that much extra drama and heartache. I remember my peers always having concerns or regrets about the choices they made in their lives that included one of the things I listed above. I know that the reason I didn't have to partake of those trails were because I choose to follow the commandments of the Lord. Even though I didn't suffer the pains of my peers, I gained a testimony of obedience just by seeing their hardships. It testified to me that when I am doing what the Lord wants I will be blessed. Many say that being a Mormon "is to difficult", but in reality it is quite easier. The Lord asks us to give up a lot of things that the earth and society has to offer us, but He promises us so much more in the end. That is what it is like being a Mormon. Show more Show less