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Hi I'm Sydney Blomquist

19, grew up in Portland, Oregon but now live in Arizona. I love sports and the outdoors with all my heart AND the Utica NY mission

About Me

I grew up in Oregon but moved to Arizona my junior year of high school which was a big culture change for me...hardly any Mormons to a ton of Mormons. I really learned who I was because of the move and became an individual. I played tennis and volleyball all four years of high school and love ALL sports and will try/play anything for fun (probably because I have three competitive brothers). I love anything outdoors, from hiking to boating to skiing to fishing...seriously anything. I can't sit still...being active is my thing. I also like to play guitar or piano and sing and music in general makes me happy. I went BYU Idaho for two awesome semesters and started my nursing degree. There is nothing more interesting and fun to learn about than the human body! My testimony grew of the power our Father has to make such incredible bodies. I loved Idaho and can't wait to go back and keep learning! I am now serving a mission in New York and loving every moment! Serving the Lord is the best decision I have ever made, there is no greater joy than sharing your most precious possession, the gospel, with your brothers and sisters. I love to just be crazy and have a good time...laughing and smiling is my favorite

Why I am a Mormon

I became a Mormon initially because I grew up with Mormon parents. However after studying, praying and practicing this faith I have discovered for myself the truthfulness of it by the power of the spirit. After reading the Book of Mormon every day I learn more and feel the Holy Ghost confirm to me that it is true and that Joseph Smith translated it correctly. I am a Mormon because I feel the love my Savior has for me when I do His will and remain faithful to Him. Living the teachings of this gospel makes me truly happy in every way and leads me to be able to live with Jesus Christ and my Heavenly Father again with my family which is all I want!

How I live my faith

I live my faith in basically everything I do and say. I live my faith by dressing modestly to respect the body my Father has given me. I live my faith by treating others with love because I know we are all brothers and sisters and service shows this love. I live my faith by sharing the gospel with people around me in hopes that they can find the happiness I have. I live my faith by making decisions that will lead me to be closer to my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ because I know that is what makes me progress in this life and lead to genuine happiness.