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Hi I'm Lauren

I am from Maryland. I am a student, work in a daycare. I love to bowl, bake, and I am a Mormon.

About Me

Hello. My name is Lauren. It's so hard to write about yourself. Here goes a try. I am 19 I grew up in Maryland since I was 3, so basically me whole life. Right now I am going to community college, and studying general studies. However, I would like to go to school for sociology when I finish my degree here. I love bowling, it's one of my favorite things to do. I work with children and absolutely love it! I am the only member of my family who is a member of the church and it's been hard but I would do it 10 times more for the blessings that have come.

Why I am a Mormon

Why am I Mormon? That's a good question! So let me start off by telling you I haven't always been a member of the church. I grew up with great morals, however we were not very religious, other than a week during the summer at bible school, and church on Christmas Eve. So I really had no solid spiritual foundation. One day in October of 2013 I had a friend who invited me to a church activity, called General Conference. It changed my life forever, the moment I heard the Prophet speak I knew that I need to find out more. I began taking lessons from the missionaries shortly after the event. Every time I met with the missionaries I felt so much peace. I begin to read the Book of Mormon and read it in three weeks. After reading the Book of Mormon for the first time and praying about it I knew that the Book of Mormon is another testament of God. That being said I know the church was true. It took me awhile to make the steps to being baptized however, my family wasn't super supportive of it which made it hard. I was baptized on July 5, 2014 in to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I believe that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the true church of Christ. I know that the Book of Mormon is another testimony of Jesus Christ. I know that we having a living prophet here on earth. Listing to him allowed me to change my life. I am still growing and learning with the gospel, but I know for a fact Jesus Christ is our savior. These are all reasons why I am a Mormon!

How I live my faith

One way I live my faith is by attending church each week. It's not always easy to do that especially when you are the only member in your family. I have missed some activities with friends and family but with out church my week is always worst. So I would rather give up an activity and go to church. As of right now I do not have a calling but I love being apart of the classes. I also attend ward and stake young single adult activities, pray and read scriptures daily. Another way that I live my faith is by example. I make it a point to be a good example and respect others.