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Hi I'm Caitlin Davis

I grew up in Mesa, Arizona. I am a 19-year-old student at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My interests include dancing, hiking, learning, health and fitness, snowboarding and traveling. I competed on a dance travel team for the majority of my life and was a member of my high school's Varsity Pom Team for 3 years. I am the oldest of 4 kids. I currently go to school in Utah at Brigham Young University and am studying accounting. I was born in New York, New York and lived on the Upper West Side this past summer where I was interning in private equity. I enjoy trying new things, especially when it comes to food. My favorites are Italian anything, sushi, ice cream, mangos and tortilla chips. I love to travel and have an obsession with Paris, France. My dad served his mission in Paris and we visited last year. I enjoy immersing myself in the culture, art, architecture and cuisine and learning as much as possible.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I love Jesus Christ and my Heavenly Father. I know that Christ lives today and I want to do everything I can to return to live with Him someday. I know that the commandments are given to us to bring joy into our lives. I have testimony that when we live in obedience to the Lord's commandments, we will be happy in any of our circumstances. There was a time this past summer where I felt completely alone. I was living in New York, supporting myself and working long, stressful hours. I was finally fulfilling a lifelong dream of mine to live in New York and yet I felt like something was missing that was preventing me from happiness there. As I read the Book of Mormon one day, which testifies of Christ, I came to know how much my SaviorJesus Christ loves me. I realized I am never truly alone and felt peace, comfort and strength. Through this experience, I gained a strong testimony of Christ's atonement. Because of the atonement, we are never left alone. We have an older brother who has experienced all of our pain, doubts, sicknesses and discouragements. Our Savior is always reaching out to us, asking us to come and follow Him. I am so grateful for this experience to draw on whenever I need strength and comfort. I love my Savior and am grateful that I can come closer to him by living the gospel and searching the scriptures. The Book of Mormon is the word of God, and by reading it we can come to know Jesus Christ, find answers to all of our questions and be filled with the Spirit. Living the gospel is what gives me purpose and makes me the happiest I've ever been. Our Heavenly Father loves us and has a plan for all of His children. I am a Mormon because I love the hope and peace the Church of Jesus Christ brings and I know that it is true.

How I live my faith

I recently moved into a new ward in Utah and I have loved getting to know them. Both of my parents have served missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. My dad served in Paris, France and my mom in Helsinki, Finland. I just received my call on August 2nd to Seoul, Korea. I will be leaving on November 18th and teaching in the Korean language. I will be in the Missionary Training Center for 9 weeks studying the gospel and the language before I leave the country. I am so excited to receive my call to South Korea. My Uncle also served a mission in Korea and later lived in the country for 8 years serving in the army. His wife is Korean and they have 2-year-old triplets who speak Korean as their first language. It will be a difficult language to learn, and I know I cannot do it on my own. Through faith in Jesus Christ, I know he will make my weaknesses strong and make me capable of learning a language in such a short amount of time. I am so excited to love and serve the selfless, humble and kind people in Korea.