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Hi I'm Laura Marshall

I'm a student, a lifeguard, a passionate Colts fan. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I recently received a call to be a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Veracruz, México. As a missionary I will set aside my schooling and job for 18 months so that I can devote 100% of my time to preaching the Gospel of Christ. Right now I am a student at BYU studying business and in the Summer I get to lifeguard and teach private swim lessons to kids of all ages. I love working with kids, playing and watching any sport (especially basketball, soccer, and football), traveling, reading and doing hot yoga. My favorite thing to do, however, is spend time with my niece and nephew.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because having the knowledge that I am a child of God brings me happiness. Even in times of trial and heartache I can find peace, comfort, and hope in my life because I know my Heavenly Father has a plan for me.

How I live my faith

Everyday I choose how I am going to be a representative of Jesus Christ. My favorite scripture Romans 1:16 reads, "For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth..." A huge part of living my faith is not being afraid of what others think of me because I am different. Wearing modest clothing, staying positive, and using clean language are just a few ways that I live my faith publicly. Living my faith is not limited to how I present myself to the world, but also who I strive to be even when no one is looking. I love having my personal scripture study and prayers so that I can strengthen my testimony and focus on what I need to do in order to become more Christ-like. Doing the little things each day and acting on the faith I have in my Heavenly Father are the ways I have seen the most personal progression so far in my life.