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Hi I'm Caroline Parry

I grew up in Bountiful, Utah, I traveled to South America to serve members there. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Bountiful Utah and I absolutely love it. To some, it's a bubble, but it is one where you are surrounded by so many amazing and faithful people and they help your testimony grow. I grew up playing baseball with my four brothers. They have helped me grow stronger and more independent. I always try and look for people to serve, the key in life is to forget yourself and serve others. It is hard to do sometimes, but one must always try and remember that.

Why I am a Mormon

My life hasn't been hard, but because I grew up under the covenant, and in a city that is so centered around the church, it has been hard to find my own personal testimony. I am still looking for it; I am still trying to strengthen it. I know that if I didn't have this gospel, that my life would feel empty. I would be searching for questions that didn't have answers. I wouldn't be able to live with my grandfather, uncle, or cousin, that have passed away,for eternity, and that thought is awful. God has a plan for me, and I want to do everything in my power to follow it so I won't be letting him down.

How I live my faith

The past two summers I went to Peru and Ecuador to serve children in a school and an orphanage. I learned a lot about the Latin American culture and I learned a great deal about Humility. I turned in my papers last May, the day I graduated high school. I got my call to serve in the Cochabamba, Bolivia mission. South America has taught me how to live my faith outside of the bubble of Utah I live in. In my mission preparation class down at BYU my professor said something that has stuck with me. By the age of 18 and 19, two years is about 10% of our lives. Serving a mission is tithing to the Lord. We don't buy everything and we certainly don't buy happiness. Missions serve as tithing to the Lord for everything that we didn't buy. For Priesthood holders missions are a duty. For woman it has always been an option, but after I heard that, I felt like it became my duty to give back to the Lord.