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Hi I'm Makenzie

I love to sing. I'm obsessed with Disney. I know God lives. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love music and I am just about always singing. A big part of my life has been spent in singing groups and choirs. I don't know what I would do without music! Something that everyone who knows me knows is that I am obsessed with Disney. Although I live in Utah, I've had the opportunity to go to Disneyland many times. I never get sick of it! Aside from Disneyland, I also love Disney movies, Disney music, and collecting Disney clothes and other things. I am just about to finish my first year of college and I will be receiving my Associates Degree in May. Education has always been really important to me and I plan on continuing my education. However, the next step in my life right now is to serve a mission. I have been called to serve in the Washington DC South mission, and I report on July 22nd. I am absolutely thrilled for this opportunity and although it is a bit scary, I know that it's what the Lord wants me to do.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born to parents who are members of the church. Even though I went to church as a child because my parents went, I now make the decision to go for myself. The biggest reason that I do so is because I have read the Book of Mormon and asked God to know if it was true. I wasn't even sure if I would get an answer, but I did! I know that the Book of Mormon is true. Receiving this knowledge also gave me the knowledge that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God, that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is true and it does contain Christ's restored gospel. Living the Gospel gives me so much peace and joy each and everyday and I find comfort in knowing that I am never alone in a trial, because Christ is always there for me. I know that Heavenly Father lives and loves each and every one of us. I also know that Christ lives and loves us; and that He performed the Atonement. Because of the Atonement we can all be made clean of our sins and have strength through trials and difficulties. "For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the Love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord." (Romans 8: 38-39)

How I live my faith

The biggest way that I live my faith is trying to be a friend to others, both inside and outside of church. A little bit of kindness can go a long way. I do not have a calling in my ward right now, but I do have my calling as a missionary! I am preparing to serve everyday by reading my scriptures, praying, serving others, and trying to be like Jesus in small ways everyday.