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Hi I'm Kelsey

I'm a freshman at BYU, an Irish dancer, an older sister and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in a small town in West Virginia with my parents and younger brother.There, I found my passion when I learned to Irish dance and started teaching Irish dance to six and seven year old girls at a local dance studio. Now, I'm a freshman at BYU and I'm preparing to serve a full-time mission in the fall. I'm studying to become a speech pathologist and love learning about how the human body works as well as about other people, cultures, and languages.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because this gospel makes sense to me more than anything else. Even though I grew up in the church, when I reached adolescence I wanted to make sure that I had the full opportunity to find the truth. I researched lots of other churches but didn't find one that really answered all of my questions. Finally, I began to sincerely study and pray about the Book of Mormon and this gospel. Very quickly, I received a full and compelling answer that what I was studying was true. Since then, I have found so much joy and peace in knowing the truth and it has affected my life more than anything else. Now I'm a freshman at Brigham Young University and am preparing to serve an 18 month mission in the fall.

How I live my faith

I believe that an important part of faith is the work that we put into it. I have found that the more that I center my everyday activities in Christ, the happier I am. I try to study the scriptures daily and keep up a constant conversation in prayer with my Heavenly Father. Even things like going to church on Sundays, attending religion classes, and going to weekly devotionals at my school help me to live more like Christ did and remember that we are all God's children and should be treated with the same amount of love and compassion.