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Hi I'm Beckie

I grew up in beautiful Alberta Canada. I've been called to serve a mission in Indonesia. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm the oldest sister in a family full of girls, and I don't know what I'd do without my dear sisters. I love to collect knowledge, just like others collect stamps. I natively speak English, but can also speak French and am currently learning to speak Indonesian. I hope to learn many other languages as well. Reading my favourite novels fills my spare time, and I love being active. Cycling, rock climbing, swimming...oh but no more skiing, I think I'll learn to snowboard next.

Why I am a Mormon

Why am I a Mormon? That's a bit of a difficult question to answer in just a phrase or two. I guess you could say that because I was born and raised in the LDS Gospel, I simply grew up this way, but than again, by the age I am now, I could've decided that this religion just wasn't for me. Obviously, I didn't decide that. I know just as well as anyone my age could know, that this is the Restored Gospel here on the earth today. It is beautiful and wonderful and merciful, but also, well, it just makes sense. It's logical. Once you hear it's teaching and precepts, it's kinda like a bright lightbulb in your mind, something clicks and you just get it. Christ atoned for me, He atoned for you. He's made it possible for anyone and everyone to return to live with Him, in eternal happiness. The Plan of Salvation guarantees that all will have a fair "shot" at the best place possible for them at the end of it all, and there are so very many chances provided for all to learn and receive the Gospel into their lives. It really is quite wondrous and amazing! I know for a fact that the Lord hears and answers our prayers, and that even the smallest of things are worth praying about. The Priesthood power is real and true, so long as the priesthood holder lives a life worthy of it, and it bring to pass all sorts of blessings and miracles through the will of the Lord.

How I live my faith

I've been a youth leader at youth camps, and apart of many different leadership presidencies for youth organizations. I now teach some darling kiddos in primary, and look forward to serving the Lord and His restored church even more while on my mission. I live as an example of my faith at work (everyone there knows of my upcoming mission). Throughout my schooling I have also lived as an example of my faith by avoiding the use of unclean language, but also by asking those I associated with to refrain from it as well, as just one example of many others.

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

Beckie
A testimony is the knowledge an individual gained, either through personal experience or through the experiences of others, of the truth of any principal in the Gospel the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. To put it simply, it's what we know to be true about our faith. It means that we're not following blindly, but that it's our knowledge that we fully trust, and it is based on that that we live our lives the way we do. How in the world do we know though? The Holy Ghost, or Spirit, helps with that. He blesses us with peace when dwelling on the matter, and through prayer and continued faith, he can continue to help confirm our testimonies to us. Show more Show less