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Hi I'm Mariah Eames

I grew up in Chicago. I am serving a mission. I hope that one day I can be a stage director and a mother. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the type of person who wants to do everything and I want to be good at all of it! Most of the time I just end up overwhelming myself but I sure do have a good time doing it. I love having a good time, so I try to make the best out of whatever I am doing. I couldn't see why you would want to live any other way. Why not live to be happy? I've now started college and I am majoring in Theatre Arts Studies with an emphasis in directing. I know it sounds like a happy-go-lucky major but I was nervous going into a career with no promises. I want to make the best out of life but I also don't like taking risks without some assurance. But I knew that it was this was the best way that I could use my talents to share my light with others. And as I started my classes i just knew. I knew this was w my calling. I was excelling in my classes and I was learning so much. But I also knew something else that would make me have to put my schooling on hold. I knew God needed me to serve a mission. Eventually I knew I needed to too. I am now leaving to serve a mission in California and I can't wait to get out there and share with people what I believe. I love performing arts and analyzing literature but sharing my testimony is what makes me happiest.

Why I am a Mormon

I have grown up in the church. But my decision to be baptized was still my choice. It is the best decision I have made thus far. I don't know where I would be without the companionship and gift of the Holy Ghost which comes after getting baptized. The Holy Ghost has lead me and guided me my entire life. Those moments that I have put myself out there and exercised my faith in Christ I have never fallen. And I know that as I continue to act in faith, I will never be let down by Christ. He is always there for me and He will always be there for you.

How I live my faith

I try to live my faith everyday, every moment. I know that when I follow God's commandments, He is pleased with me. I know this because I feel good when I go to church. I feel good when I pray, when I serve other people, when I share my testimony. When I am faithful I see how he blesses me. Even when my world could be falling apart, He gives me an outlet for peace always. Through studying the scriptures, I can better understand God's commandments for me and I can better feel that peace in my life. His plan for us is the best plan to make us happy, so that is why I strive to be faithful.