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Hi I'm Shelby

I'm a disabled young adult I've got a passion for teaching disabled and underprivledged kids. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a disabled young adult. I'm in college majoring in elementary ed, with the ultimate goal of being a special ed teacher. I'm a convert to the church, coming to the church because of friends who weren't scared to share their faith. I've survived growing up in an abusive home. I spend much of my time now at church or spending time with members of my ward. I also spend a lot of time now attempting to show people the faith, share my testimony with them. I've got a good social life, with members and with non members. That is, good social life when I'm not doing homework. I hope to show the love of Heavenly Father to everyone I meet.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was a junior in high school, I was at an FFA event and I met a girl who was waiting for her event to start. We talked for a few hours and then we went our seperate ways, promising to add each other on facebook. We ended up becoming really good friends, and I found out that she was a Mormon. After a few months, I started asking her a lot of questions about the church. She gave me a Book of Mormon after two years of us being friends, and I didn't touch it for a few months. Then I met another friend who was also a Mormon, and he suggested I read the book and contact the missionaries, saying they could help me heal from my past. I took a chance and listened, and I ended up deciding to become a member, I have a testimony that this church is true and that it is life changing to be here.

How I live my faith

I'm a very active participant in everything I do, sometimes taking on too much at one time. Right now I'm serving on the linger longer committee for my ward, which is something that young single adult wards have once a month. I find myself constantly searching out other ways to serve and chances to do missionary work by sharing my faith with others, even if that means simply showing them love. I love getting to do things that will let me live my faith out, and a lot of these things are moments of living my faith without saying a word about my faith. Just living it by doing. Visiting teaching is something I'm just now learning how to do, and I love it. It's amazing to get to go to another woman's house and share a lesson and have a conversation with her. And it's amazing to have other's teach you too.