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Hi I'm Amanda

I love my family, football, good food, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the oldest and only girl in my family with three amazing younger brothers, and the best parents! I love my family! I am a college student and am loving it! I am working hard to hopefully get into the accounting program, but until then I am enjoying attending every home basketball and football game! I am a total reader and will read any genre, length, or storyline as long as it is a good book! My absolute favorite music style is country, and I am constantly jamming out to a song stuck in my head! In any spare time that I have I love to play any sports, but I mostly play recreational basketball. Or I loved working on the yearbook staff, and being editor twice, all throughout high school!

Why I am a Mormon

I was blessed to be able to grow up in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, with two active parents who taught me and prepared me. I have gone to church every Sunday, attended ward activities, and done whatever was asked of me to do. As a little kid I just did all of that because it was what I was used to, it's where my friends were, and it seemed natural. Then when I turned twelve I got to go to my first year of girls camp, and as we were all sitting around the camp fire each girl sharing their own personal testimony, the Spirit overwhelmed me. In that moment I was filled with the Spirit, it had an undeniable presence and it was the best feeling I had ever felt. And as I shared my testimony it continued and I knew without a doubt that this truly was the Church of God, and no longer was I doing things because I had to, but because I knew it was the right thing to do. From that moment on I have never doubted or faltered in my belief that I was apart of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

So far as as a younger member in the ward, I have only had a few official callings. I have been a first counselor in two different young women presidencies and the president once, which meant that I would help plan the weekly activities and try especially hard to reach out to other girls in my class. After graduation I got assigned to help in the nursery which was blast to take care of all the adorable little children. Then I had the opportunity to be a Sunday school teacher in my college ward, this let me take the given lesson and thoughtfully prepare what I thought people might need to hear at this time based on the lesson. I visit teach once a month and love getting to know so many amazing women in my ward. But really I think my biggest calling is to just be a member of the ward. Even though I might not have official callings at certain times, I am still have the responsibility to help and support my ward in every way possible. I go to church every week, and in class participate by asking, answering, and offering insights into the lesson. I go to any church organized activities, and always try to thank those who put it all together for the effort and try to help clean or set up in any way. I sustain all ward leaders and do everything possible to do whatever they ask of me, and serve them in return. I feel like that is my constant and biggest calling in my ward.