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Hi I'm Lydia

I'm a psychology major at Brigham Young University, I'm a Latin dancer, classical singer, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love dancing, singing, and traveling more than anything. I have competed various forms of dance my whole life; however, mostly Latin ballroom. I have been to Dancesport National Championships the past 4 years. My new favorite hobby is to go salsa dancing. At the moment I am on one of my university folk dance teams and salsa club. I am majoring in psychology and minoring in Latin American studies with an emphasis in the Spanish language because I LOVE speaking Spanish! My family loves to travel together, and in the most recent years I have traversed Scotland, England, France, (and in the past year) the Dominican Republic and Mexico. Experiencing and adapting to new cultures is something I truly love.

Why I am a Mormon

Lucky for me, I was born into the church. Both my parents, and a long line of ancestors, are members of the LDS church. When I was 8 years old, however, I decided to be baptized because I had developed a love for Christ and wanted to be like him. I wanted to be cleansed from sin and receive the gift of the Holy Ghost to help prompt and guide me to make better choices in my life. I have stayed in this church all throughout my teenage years simply because it blessed my life. I am so much happier when I am following the council of our living prophet and staying true to the commandments of God. I have read the Book of Mormon (a testament of Christ and his visit to the Americas) and I believe with every whit of my being that it is a true book. I have never felt more empowered except for reading and applying the principles I learn in that true book. I have submitted an application and received a call from the prophet to serve a mission for the LDS church in Tijuana, Mexico. Nothing makes me more satisfied than testifying of Christ.

How I live my faith

I attend a young single adults ward in my community and have developed strong bonds of love and friendship there. The most important thing to me, though, is that I have developed a true testimony of Jesus Christ, his atonement, and the amazing plan that our Heavenly Father has for us. I love knowing that wherever I go, the church is always the same. The same gospel of Jesus Christ is taught in every Latter Day Saint church around the world. I feel comforted and important knowing that I am part of an organization led by a living prophet of God. In my ward, I am in charge of publicizing and inviting people to ward activities. I love getting to know everyone in the ward that way:)