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Hi I'm Mia

I love to laugh. I love my family. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a mish-mash kind of person. I love to do anything and everything. I love spending time with my family even if that means ten mile hikes or a movie night at home. I love to sing and dance. I've moved around a lot in my life. It's been hard to make friends over and over again, but I got to experience so many people, so many cultures. I spent a year at school in Utah before deciding that a mission was my next move.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the church, and I never really had questions about the gospel. I accepted everything and lived by what I was taught, but when I got to college I really started to doubt. Shortly after starting a new semester I got really depressed and homesick. I felt like everything in my life was falling apart, and I felt like God didn't even care about me anymore. I had given up on trying to feel the spirit, and I ditched my dream of going on a mission. It wasn't until one of my worst days that I got on my knees and started to pray to God. I told him that I was lost and in desperate need of guidance. I admitted that I still believed in everything that I had been taught, but I just couldn't find a way to really commit and live to it. As I finished my prayer I had the most overwhelming sense of God's love for me. My answer was simple. He told me that he was proud of me, and that I knew what I needed to do to feel whole again. It was that day that I committed to living the gospel more fully and to go on a mission. Since that point I have had struggles, but I continue to feel God's love for me everyday.

How I live my faith

I try to share the gospel a little bit everyday. My goal is to remind everyone that they have a God, a father in heaven, who loves them and knows them by name. I love going out with the missionaries, as I prepare for my own mission, and inviting people to come unto Christ. More often than not I never get to teach lessons with them, but it is enough for me to just be able to experience their constant commitment to serving God and their unconditional love for everyone they meet. I serve in my ward as a teacher for the four year olds. I love my calling so much. Although they can never sit still or keep their hands to themselves, they strengthen my knowledge of God and Jesus Christ every week with their simple testimonies and love for this church and its teachings.